In 1997, Mimic made its way into cinemas. The sci-fi horror movie, based on a short story by Donald A. Wollheim, told the tale of genetically engineered bugs living under the streets of Manhattan.

Mimic was not a financial success at the budget, but the film garnered enough interest to produce follow-ups. But how many Mimic movies are there? Read on for all the details and more.

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How many Mimic movies are there?

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To date, there are three entries in the Mimic movie series. The movies are as follows:

  • Mimic (1997)
  • Mimic 2 (2001)
  • Mimic 3: Sentinel (2003)

Of the three movies, Mimic was released theatrically, while Mimic 2 & 3 were released direct to video.

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Who are the cast of the Mimic movies?

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Notable cast members in the Mimic movie series include Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin, Charles S. Dutton, Giancarlo Giannini, F. Murray Abraham, Norman Reedus, Doug Jones, Lance Henriksen, and Amanda Plummer.

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Are the Mimic movies part of the same series?

All three movies in the Mimic collection are part of the same series, although each entry focuses on a different cast of characters.

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Who directed the Mimic movies?

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The Mimic movies are the work of multiple directors. Guillermo del Toro directed Mimic, Jean de Segonzac directed Mimic 2, and J. T. Petty directed Mimic 3.

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What is the best Mimic movie?

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According to IMDb, the Mimic movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:

  • Mimic (1997) – 6.0/10
  • Mimic 2 (2001) – 4.6/10
  • Mimic 3: Sentinel (2003) – 4.2/10
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