Mosquito Coast

Continuity mistake: Harrison Ford and his character's family are all huddled on a beach being pummeled by the wind of a powerful hurricane, but visible in the background are a couple of palm trees standing perfectly still.


Trivia: The set of the "Big Boy" explosion is still sitting in the middle of the jungle of Belize. It has remained virtually untouched since filming.

Lynette Carrington

Allie: Strictly speaking, there's no such thing as invention, you know. It's only magnifying what already exists.

Allie: The people in New York live on pet food and they'll kill you for a quarter. You don't dare take a walk for fear of someone sticking a knife in your ribs. Think about it. If you stay home, they come in through the windows! Ten year old homicidal maniacs on every street corner. They go to school! Hah! They go to school.

Allie Fox: Everything we need is here. Right here. We can live simply: gardening, beach combing. I'm a changed man, mother. No more chemicals or poisons. If what you want isn't washed up on this beach, you probably don't need it.

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