After it is discovered that the disease that has been killing Manhattan children is carried by the common cockroach, entomologist Susan Tyler creates a mutant breed of insect known as the Judas breed, engineered to kill the cockroaches and die after one generation. The extermination is successful but after 3 years it is discovered the Judas breed are still alive but have now mutated into giant man-eating monsters that inhabit the New York sewer system, the also mimic human form. Susan and her husband Peter are forced to search the sewers with night-guard Leonard and Peters assistant Josh, in search for the insects. If the Judas breed are not exterminated soon the entire world could soon be overrun with a new dominant species.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Actors: Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin, Charles S. Dutton, Giancarlo Giannini, F. Murray Abraham

Year: 1997

Length: 111 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Horror theme, Medium level coarse language


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