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Meet the Applegates (1991)

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Critic Reviews: 2
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The Applegates is the video title for the darkly satirical comedy Meet the Applegates. The titular family, for all intents and purposes human beings, are actually a clan of giant Brazilian Cocorada bugs. Paterfamilias Dick Applegate (Ed Begley Jr.) takes a job with an Ohio nuclear power plant, with the intention of triggering an explosion, thereby exterminating all humankind and allowing the bugs to live in safety. Alas, every one of the Applegates falls victim to assimilation: Dick becomes a

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Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy

Jun 13, 1991

Media Home Entertainment

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All Critics (18) | Top Critics (9) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (9)

What in the name of all that's holy is this thing?

August 27, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not worth "Meeting"

September 20, 2002
Moviehole

High marks for concept, lowered for a too-pat conclusion, but worth a look

August 14, 2002
New Times

Very weird and pretty bad, but fascinating in a train-wreck sort of way.

July 25, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Meet the Applegates

Really dull and ridiculous of five Brazilian beetles disguise themselves as the average American family.
December 10, 2006
deano
Dean McKenna

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