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Ticks (also known as Infested) is a horror movie from the year 1993.
Bunch of troubled cityslicker teens are taken to the woods to learn teamwork and overcome their differences. Unfortunately to them, trouble is on its way in the guise of dangerous marihuana farmers and mutated overgrown ticks.
This film is infested with:
- Agony of the Feet: When startled by a giant tick, Jarvis stumbles on the bear trap which he was playing with earlier.
- Axe Before Entering
- Applied Phlebotinum: The marihuana farming sewage mutated the ticks.
- Attack of the Killer Whatever
- Bear Trap
- Big Creepy-Crawlies
- Big No
- Black Dude Dies First: Panic is the only one of the protagonists to die.
- Body Horror
- Car Cushion
- Car Meets House
- Danger Takes a Backseat
- Don't Go in The Woods
- The End - or Is It?: One of the cocoons survived back to the city.
- Hallucinations: Side effect from tick infestation.
- Impending Doom POV
- Ironic Nickname: Panic, "because he never does".
- Kill It with Fire: Ticks blow up when they're are touched by fire.
- Knife Nut: Panic.
- Moment Killer: Charles interrupts a moment between Melissa and Tyler.
- Peek-a-Boo Corpse: Sheriff's corpse in the pond.
- Percussive Maintenance
- Rape as Backstory: Kelly.
- The Quiet One: Kelly.
- The Siege: The forest fire makes all the ticks come after our protagonists.
- Title Drop: For both titles.
- Visible Boom Mic: Seen when the veterinary is studying the dead tick.
- Walking Shirtless Scene
- Whip It Good: Jerry carries a whip.