The Mosquito Coast

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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. CR

    Conrad Roberts

    Mr. Haddy

  5. Martha Plimpton

    Martha Plimpton

    Emily Spellgood

  6. Andre Gregory

    Andre Gregory

    Reverend Spellgood

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue $14,302,779.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • November 26, 1986
    PG, Theatrical



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A review by Vincent

By Vincent

Disney for Anarchists

Before there was a McConaissance there was a Harrisance, That's right, you heard right: Harrisance. Within a few years in the 1980's Harrison da Chicago lead what was arguably the greatest adventure movie ever mounted, and possibly the best science fiction movie ever launched. He was also featured in that adorable little Star Wars trilogy. Not to mention a slew of fine movies like Presumed Innocent, Frantic, the Fugitive, and two thrillers as Jack Ryan. Among my favourite movies from the Harrisance period (if I keep saying it, it will be a thing) were two di... read the rest.

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