The Mosquito Coast

87
  • PG
Fed up with contemporary American life, a brilliant but mentally unstable inventor and his family create what they hope will be their Utopia in the jungles of Central America. Unique story with a fine cast!
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Fed up with contemporary American life, a brilliant but mentally unstable inventor and his family create what they hope will be their Utopia in the jungles of Central America. Unique story with a fine cast!

Original Release

11/26/1986

US Release

11/26/1986

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Cast

Harrison Ford Allie Fox
Helen Mirren Mother / Mother Fox
River Phoenix Charlie / Charlie Fox
Conrad Roberts Mr. Haddy
Martha Plimpton Emily Spellgood
Andre Gregory Reverend Spellgood
Dick O'Neill Mr. Polski
Jadrien Steele Jerry / Jerry Fox
Michael Rogers Francis Lungley
Hilary Gordon April / April Fox
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Weir

Writers

Paul Schrader, Paul Theroux

Cast

Harrison Ford Allie Fox
Helen Mirren Mother / Mother Fox
River Phoenix Charlie / Charlie Fox
Conrad Roberts Mr. Haddy
Martha Plimpton Emily Spellgood
Andre Gregory Reverend Spellgood
Dick O'Neill Mr. Polski
Jadrien Steele Jerry / Jerry Fox
Michael Rogers Francis Lungley
Hilary Gordon April / April Fox
Rebecca Gordon Clover / Clover Fox
Jason Alexander Clerk / Hardware Clerk
Butterfly McQueen Ma Kennywick
Alice Heffernan-Sneed Mrs. Polski
Tiger Haynes Mr. Semper
William Newman Captain Smalls
Melanie Boland Mrs. Spellgood
Raymond Clare Convert 1
Emory King Man at Bar
Tony Vega Sr. Mr. Maywit

Producers

Saul Zaentz Executive Producer
Peter Weir Producer
Jerome Hellman Producer
Neville C. Thompson Producer

Editors

Thom Noble

1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Nominated
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