The Mosquito Coast quotes

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An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher, and with nature are only small obstacles to his obsession. Based on the novel by Paul Theroux.

Director: Peter Weir
Writer: Paul Theroux (novel), Paul Schrader (screenplay)
Production: Warner Brothers
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 49/100
ImdbRating: 6.6
BoxOffice: $14,302,779
Released: 26 Nov 1986
Awards: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.

18 Clips & Quotes


Allie Fox - Harrison Ford
Mother - Helen Mirren
Charlie - River Phoenix
Mr. Polski - Dick O'Neill
Mrs. Polski - Alice Heffernan-Sneed
Mr. Semper - Tiger Haynes
Captain Smalls - William Newman
Reverend Spellgood - Andre Gregory
Mrs. Spellgood - Melanie Boland
Emily Spellgood - Martha Plimpton
Convert 1 - Raymond Clare
Man at Bar - Emory King
Mr. Haddy - Conrad Roberts
Francis Lungley - Michael Rogers
Mr. Maywit - Tony Vega Sr.
Mrs. Maywit - Aurora Clavel
Ma Kennywick - Butterfly McQueen
Leon - Rafael Cho
Alice - Sofia Coc
Peaselee - Luis Palacio
Mercenary - Abel Woolrich
Mercenary - Jorge Zepeda