Bug Poster

Release Date: May 25th, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 25th, 2007

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
At a rundown desert motel, Agnes (Ashley Judd) begins a tentative relationship with a newcomer named Peter (Michael Shannon). He has a strange charisma, one that offers fearful and unstable Agnes a flicker of hope. When Peter reveals that the military deliberately infected him with a bug and that he has tiny insects crawling under his skin, paranoia begins to envelop the desperate pair.

Cast: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Lynn Collins, Brian F. O'Byrne, Harry Connick Jr., Neil Bergeron, Bob Neill

Director: William Friedkin

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: LIFT Productions, DMK Mediafilms

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Suspenseful, 2000s, Murder, Dark, Escape

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  • With his (Friedkin) vigorous camera compositions and a talented cast, he manages to straddle a wickedly fine line between taught portrayal of paranoia and parody of paranoia. show more

  • After nearly three decades of misfires, major and minor, William Friedkin, the creator of "The French Connection," "The Exorcist" and "Sorcerer," is back in true form with Bug. And heaven help us for it. show more

  • A triumph for Judd and the director. show more

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