Cockroach movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cockroach movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, humorous, serious, suspense, scary and stylized films and TV shows about / with cockroach, danger, insect, chase, blood, violence, rivalry, disorder, escapades and catastrophe plots mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cockroach: The Nest (1987), Joe's Apartment (1996), Mimic (1997), They Nest (2000), Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997), Red Cockroaches (2003), Mimic 2 (2001), They Crawl (2001), Insect (2018), Wounds (2019).

List of cockroach movies

 5.3
 2K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, chaos, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
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Joe's Apartment (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, pets, fish out of water, rock, singleness, buddies, misfit, society, nothing goes right, fighting the system, social misfits, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
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 6.0
 49K
Mimic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, insect, experiment gone awry, mutation, scientist, deadly creature, mutant, evolution, animal horror, genetic engineering, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
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 5.1
 2K
They Nest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: cockroach, island, experiment gone awry, survival, plague, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, mad scientist, isolation, deadly, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, atlantic ocean, new england, boston
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Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Canada, Philippines, Vietnam, South Korea, USA, UK
Duration: 8 min.
TV show
Story: Oggy and the Cockroaches is a French animated comedy series produced by Xilam and Gaumont Film Company.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, cockroach, chase, uninhibited rivalry, animal protagonist, family, cat, cartoon cat, disorder, fight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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Red Cockroaches (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Cuba
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: sex with brother, brother sister sex, genetic engineering, cockroach, self discovery, mysterious character, incest, mutant, society, life is a bitch, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
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 4.6
 5K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, school, supernatural ability, supernatural, rescue, good versus evil, psychopath, high school, plague, survival, mutation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 3.5
 739
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, murder, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, deadly creature, plague, track down, supernatural, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 447
Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: psychotronic, allegory, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: beetle, hallucination, insect, cockroach, surrealism, dog, blood, husband wife relationship, newborn baby, pregnancy, film within a film, jealousy ...
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 4.0
 18K
Wounds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
Style: suspense, surreal, captivating, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, mind game, cult, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lovecraftian, bar, h.p. lovecraft, hallucination, tunnel, bartender, cockroach ...
Place: new orleans
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Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Godzilla's 12th film. After a accepting a job at a monster-themed park, a man learns his new employers are actually aliens who plan to use Ghidorah and Gigan to destroy earth. Godzilla and Anguirus must battle them to defend earth.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, godzilla, cockroach, alien invasion, giant monster, superhero, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
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Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: castration, witchcraft, murder, reporter, christmas, rape, cockroach, holiday horror, voodoo, gore, feminism, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Damnation Alley (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scorpion, motorcycle, nuclear holocaust, danger, desert, on the road, survival, apocalypse, cockroach, post apocalypse, post nuclear, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future, 70s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, detroit, california ...
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 6.9
 45K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, bloody, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, dark humor, buried alive, violence, comics, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1830s, future
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Twilight of the Cockroaches (1987)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A messy bachelor's apartment is a paradise for the huge colony of cockroaches living there: no sprays, no traps, and plenty of food. When the homeowner's girlfriend moves in, however, the party comes to an abrupt end, and the roaches must ...
Style: allegory
Plot: cockroach, insanity, insect, tennis, grandfather granddaughter relationship, journey, exile, anthropomorphism, part animation, surrealism, storm, rain ...
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Two Heads Creek (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A timid butcher and his drama queen twin sister quit the hostile confines of post- Brexit Britain and adventure to Australia in search of their birth mother, but the seemingly tolerant townsfolk are hiding a dark, meaty secret.
Style: captivating, bleak, humorous, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: family secret, fish out of water, trapped, secret, survival, dysfunctional family, villainess, reunion, murder, rivalry, conspiracy, twins ...
Place: australia
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 7.0
 142K
Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: prison escape, racecar driver, heist, prison, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, money problems, brother brother relationship, prison warden, prison riot, bag of money, loss of job ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north carolina, west virginia
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 4.0
 1K
Bug Buster (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the mayor uses a potentially dangerous substance to protect the local plantation, the lakeside town of Mountview, in California, is attacked by a lethal species of large cockroach. After some of the town's inhabitants are killed, the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lake, bug, deadly creature, river, experiment gone awry, city life, urban, small town, isolation, plague, small town life, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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 5.4
 31K
Countdown (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Style: mysterious, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: countdown, fear, phone terror, supernatural, youth, survival, demon, characters killed one by one, technology, nurse, devil, fear of death ...
Time: 21st century
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Ang babaeng nawawala sa sarili (1989)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: When a conservative woman is possessed by a vengeful spirit, she becomes sexually promiscuous and seduces a lot of men.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: dirty old man, rat, exorcism, gunshot, playing footsie, priest, flashback, necklace, theater, sexual promiscuity, revenge, woman undressing ...
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 5.5
 70K
Just Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Leezak and Sarah McNerney fall in love and plan to get married, despite opposition from Sarah's uptight, rich family. When they do get married, and get a chance to prove Sarah's family wrong, they go on a European honeymoon and run ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: newlyweds, honeymoon, marriage, family relations, romance, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, farce, love and romance, disorder, wedding, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, france, italy, europe, florence ...
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 6.3
 5K
Black Moon (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family: Sister, Brother, many children and an old woman that never leaves her bed ...
Style: mind bending, allegory, experimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: unicorn, tyranny, dream, nature, radio, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, imaginary, on the run, battle of the sexes, mind game ...
Time: future
Place: turkey
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 6.8
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, chaos, chance meeting, love and romance, couple relations, couples, museum, old woman, stranger, romance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
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 6.3
 1K
Beach Red (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: world war two, battles, anti war, island, soldier, military life, danger, anti heroes, escapades, military, heroes, war ...
Place: japan, asia
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Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, couple relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, canada, usa
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All About the Benjamins (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: bounty hunter, lottery, heist, murderous pair, disorder, undercover, crimes, buddies, rivalry, juvenile delinquent, track down, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Addicted to Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life, Linda, leaves him for a suave Frenchman named Anton. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do; go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, obsession, fall in love, stalking, astronomer, romance, vengeance, battle of the sexes, love, love and romance, unlikely couple, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Raaz 3: The Third Dimension (2012)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When an ingénue's sudden popularity threatens to shove her out of the spotlight, a movie star uses black magic in an attempt to derail her career.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary
Plot: curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, rivalry, obsession, black magic, danger, supernatural, love and romance, couples, power relations, woman in danger, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 5.5
 111
Gagamboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gagamboy (Spiderboy) is -you guessed it- Spiderman parody. both the main villain and Spiderboy gain their powers by eating radioactive bugs.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, mutant, satire, escapades, rivalry, disorder, undercover, crime fighter, secret identity, superhuman powers, mutation, secret love ...
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 5.4
 24K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, psychology, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
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