WriterJohn Claflin, Daniel Zelman Release date2000 GenresHorror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Psychological thriller, Natural horror film CastThomas Calabro, Dean Stockwell, John Savage, Kristen Dalton, Mark Schooley Similar moviesBug (1975), Infestation (2009), Mosquito (1994), Mimic (1997), It Happened at Lakewood Manor (1977)
They Nest (also known as Creepy Crawlers) is a 2000 science fiction horror film directed by Ellory Elkayem.
Stressed by marital and alcohol problems Dr. Ben Cahill freezes up under pressure in the emergency room. He decides to unwind a few months in the house he and his ex bought on Orr island, a fishing community off the coast of Maine. Here he starts examining, at the request of sheriff Hobbs, some animal and human corpses with strange internal as well as external injuries. The doc observes one of the red cockroaches which recently infest the island has pincers, most unusual, reads up and contacts the university entomology department, where this African species isn't too well-known either. He discovers that these cockroach-like insects that burrow into people and nest inside them.