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The Mosquito Coast 1986
PG

  • Peter Weir
  • November 26, 1986
  • 119 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Drama
He went too far.
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.

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I don't know why Ford said this was his favorite movie to make - it was DEFINITELY not mine to watch. Very hard and very difficult to see a man treat his wife and children like that. Good lessons in how to be better.

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I remember seeing a reality show with a very similar story as this movie about a family from Great Britain that moved to i think it was the Philippines to start a resort on one of the islands there. The husband died just like in this movie leaving behind a wife and children.

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