Movies Mimic (1997, Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam) Published 6 days ago on June 11, 2019 The films opens as cockroach-spread plague is sweeping through Manhattan, killing the children. Disease control scientist Susan Tyler (Mira Sorvino) comes up with a solution – a genetically created enemy that will eradicate the cockroaches and then, being sterile, die out. The plans works and the plague ends. Then, four years later… There is something in the subway that is killing people and Tyler and her husband Peter (Jeremy Northam) realise with growing horror that the culprits are the progeny of their experiments. Except they have not only grown and become blood thirsty but have learnt to copy – and they can now, in the dark, pass as humans. Descending into the subways with cops Manny and Leonard (Giancarlo Giannini and Charles S Dutton), the four are determined to find and destroy the breeding centre before they swarm but first they must face the creatures they have created. Del Toro’s second feature after the acclaimed Mexican chiller Chronos unashamedly uses many of the conventions of the horror movie genre (the four go hunting without telling anyone else, only Tyler comes up with the answer in the lab) but does so with a refreshing élan, using the threatening darkness of the tunnels and the eerie beams of the flashlights to heighten the tension and then offering the horror at the most unexpected moment. Oscar winner Sorvino turns in an excellent performance as the tough, smart scientist but the film is stolen by Dutton as a can-do cop whose attitude and experience pulls the group together. production details cast Mira Sorvino as Dr. Susan Tyler Jeremy Northam as Dr. Peter Mann Giancarlo Giannini as Manny Josh Brolin as Josh Alexander Goodwin as Chuy Charles S. Dutton as Leonard F. Murray Abraham as Dr. Gates Alix Koromzay as Remy James Costa as Ricky Javon Barnwell as Davis Norman Reedus as Jeremy Ho Pak-Kwong as Preacher Glenn Bang as Yang Julian Richings as Workman James Kidnie as Subway Repairman Doug Jones as Long John #2 crew Director: Guillermo Del Toro Writers: Guillermo Del Toro, Matthew Robins USA | 105 minutes | 1997 FantasyHorrorScience FictionThriller Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes1 day ago Top Gear Season 27 Premieres Sun 16 Jun 2019 on BBC Two New series. In their first adventure together, Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness head to the searing heat of... Episodes1 day ago Murder Loves Company: Killer Coverup (S1EP5 ID Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Killer Coverup: After a beloved friend and co-worker goes missing on a desolate mountain, detectives must sort through a list... Episodes1 day ago Alone: Up in Flames (S6EP3 HISTORY Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Up in Flames: The survivalists who remain see the efforts of their labor as they procure food, but as they... Episodes1 day ago Mountain Men: Darkness Falls (S8EP3 HISTORY Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Darkness Falls: Mike must navigate through bear country with a cache of fresh meat strapped to his back; Morgan braves... Episodes1 day ago Beat Bobby Flay: Chi-Town Throws Down (S20EP11 Food Network Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Chi-Town Throws Down: Actress Sophia Bush and chef Carla Hall decide whether chef Aaron Cuschieri or chef Jill Barron, who... search EPISODES Episodes1 day ago Siren: All In (S2EP10 Freeform Thurs 20 Jun 2019) All In: With Elaine Pownall’s health worsening, she seeks treatment from the military’s medical trial using mermaid cells, but the... Episodes1 day ago In the Dark: Rollin’ With the Homies (S1EP12 The CW Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Rollin’ With the Homies: It’s Murphy’s (Perry Mattfeld) first birthday since Tyson (Thamela Mpumlwana) was killed and she is feeling... Episodes1 day ago Life in Pieces: Letter Promise Adult Seventy (S4EP10 CBS Thurs 20 Jun 2019) Letter Promise Adult Seventy: When Matt and Colleen treat Jen and Greg to a fancy dinner as a “thank you”... advertisement MOVIES Movies6 days ago Must See Movies: Rocketman In the hands of actor turned director Dexter Fletcher Rocketman – with Elton John’s approval – has become a musical... Movies6 days ago Blue Velvet (1986, Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini) David Lynch’s landmark film begins and ends with small town American icons – white picket fences, perfectly grown roses and... Movies6 days ago Alien³ (1992, Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance) The third instalment in the four-part series sees Ripley’s escape pod from Aliens crash land on a penal planet, the... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.