The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG   |    |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller


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An inventor spurns his city life to move his family into the jungles of Central America to make a utopia.

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6 October 2001 | johngmills
Harrison Ford should have received an Oscar for this Performance
I have read the book and watched the film, and because of Harrison Ford's uncanny portrayal of the lead character he should have received an Oscar. There is an eerie scariness in the coming to life inventor- father to a mad scientist with humanistic touches. The book gave deep and colorful look at this man, but Ford alone made him transition from words to life. A deep look at someone with high ideals who becomes disillusioned at American way of life.

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