Watch Mimic 2: Hardshell
- 1 hr 22 min
Mimic 2: Hardshell is a 2001 horror-thriller film directed by Jean de Segonzac and serves as the sequel to the 1997 film Mimic. The story is set three years after the events of the first film and follows a new wave of genetically engineered insect-like creatures that have started attacking humans in New York City. Ali Koromzay reprises her role from the first movie as Dr. Susan Tyler, a scientist who is known for creating the Judas breed - a type of genetically engineered insect designed to eradicate the cockroach population. Will Estes stars as Nicky, a young man who has a strange connection to the Judas breed, and Bruno Campos plays Detective Klaski, who is responsible for investigating the gruesome murders that have been occurring in the city. The film opens with a woman being violently murdered in a subway station. The killer is revealed to be a new type of genetically engineered insect that has been designed to replicate human behavior. Detective Klaski is called in to investigate the murder and enlists the help of Dr. Tyler, who is now confined to a wheelchair after a lab accident. As the investigation continues, it becomes clear that the new insect is much more dangerous than the original Judas breed. The creature is able to camouflage itself, walk on two legs, and even communicate with other humans. Nicky, who has been experiencing strange visions and has a strong connection to the Judas breed, becomes involved in the investigation and helps Dr. Tyler and Detective Klaski track down the creature. As the body count rises, the trio realizes that they must find a way to stop the creature before it reproduces and creates a new species that could wipe out humanity. They discover that the new insect is able to reproduce by impregnating humans with eggs that later hatch into fully grown insects. The climax of the film takes place in an abandoned warehouse, where Dr. Tyler, Detective Klaski, and Nicky confront the creature and its offspring. The three must fight for their lives as they try to destroy the nest and prevent the creature from reproducing further. Mimic 2: Hardshell is a thrilling and suspenseful horror film that features impressive visual effects and a talented cast. While it may not be as groundbreaking as the original Mimic, it is still an enjoyable and entertaining horror movie that will leave viewers on the edge of their seats. It is a solid sequel that expands upon the mythology of the first film and delivers a satisfying conclusion to the story.