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The Mosquito Coast
Directed by:
Peter Weir

Directed by Peter Weir, and written by Paul Schrader (screenplay), "The Mosquito Coast" (also known as "Mosquito Coast") is an Adventure/Drama/Thriller film, released in the USA on November 26 of 1986 . Harrison Ford is starring, alongside Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Andre Gregory and Martha Plimpton.

Allie Fox followed his dream to the Mosquito Coast. He planned a paradise. He created a Hell.

Who is the director of "The Mosquito Coast":

The Mosquito Coast was directed by Peter Weir, an Australian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before The Mosquito Coast, Peter Weir had directed The Year of Living Dangerously, released in 1982, Gallipoli (1981), The Last Wave (1977), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), Homesdale (1971). Since, he directed Dead Poets Society, released in 1989, Green Card (1990), Fearless (1993), The Truman Show (1998), The Way Back (2010).

What was the release date of "The Mosquito Coast":

The Mosquito Coast was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, November 26, 1986. Other films released on Wednesday, November 26, 1986 are Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (dir. Leonard Nimoy) and Nutcracker: The Motion Picture (dir. Carroll Ballard). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, February 19, 1987 in Germany; Friday, February 20, 1987 in Spain; Thursday, November 20, 1986 in Australia and on Saturday, February 14, 1987 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Mosquito Coast":

At the casting of The Mosquito Coast we find Harrison Ford, previously seen in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983); Helen Mirren (Heavenly Pursuits (1985), 2010 (1984)); River Phoenix (Stand by Me (1986), Explorers (1985)) [ more... ]

  • River Phoenix and Harrison Ford also appeared in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, released in 1989.
  • William Newman and Conrad Roberts also appeared in The Serpent and the Rainbow, released in 1988.
  • Hilary Gordon and Rebecca Gordon can both be seen in The Great Outdoors, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "The Mosquito Coast":

The film opens with Charlie Fox (River Phoenix) explaining that his father, Allie Fox (Harrison Ford), is a brilliant inventor with "nine patents, six pending." Allie has grown fed up with the American Dream and American consumerism, believing that Americans "buy junk, sell junk and eat junk," and that there is an impending nuclear war on the horizon as a result of American greed and crime.

Allie and Charlie go to a hardware store to buy components for a new invention, an ice machine known as Fat [...]

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