The Mosquito Coast (1986) (Movie)

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The Mosquito Coast
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The Mosquito Coast is a 1986 American drama film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Andre Gregory, and River Phoenix. It is based on the novel of the same name by Paul Theroux. The film tells the story of a family that leaves the United States and tries to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of Central America. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive. It was shot in the cities of Cartersville and Rome in Georgia, in addition to Baltimore, Maryland, and Belize. Wikipedia


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The Mosquito Coast is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Warner Bros. films, 1980s drama films, 1986 films, Films directed by Peter Weir, 1980s adventure films, 1982 novels, Novels by Paul Theroux and Films shot in Georgia (U.S. state).

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Allie Fox: Everything we need is here. Right here. We can live simply: gardening, beach combing. I'm a changed man, mother. No more chemicals or poisons. If what you want isn't washed up on this beach, you probably don't need it.


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