Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous results.

  1. Peter Weir


  2. Paul Schrader


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  1. Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford

    Allie Fox

  2. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Mother Fox

  3. River Phoenix

    River Phoenix

    Charlie Fox

  4. Conrad Roberts

    Mr. Haddy

  5. Martha Plimpton

    Martha Plimpton

    Emily Spellgood

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The Mosquito Coast
The Mosquito Coast


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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 26, 1986
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue $14,302,779.00

Homepage -



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