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Weresquito: Nazi Hunter is the eleventh film by Christopher R. Mihm and the eleventh film in the Mihmiverse Shared Universe. The film largely stands apart from the rest of the Mihmiverse, being much darker in tone than Mihm's earlier films and mostly taking place in the town of New Berlin, Wisconsin. Nevertheless, it is set in the same universe, through a surprising connection that is only revealed at the end of the picture.

The movie centers upon Cpl. John Baker - an American soldier and prisoner of war, who was held captive and experimented on by the Nazis during World War II. The experiments changed Cpl. Baker so that whenever he sees blood, he transforms into a half-man/half-mosquito hybrid and is compelled to feed. Now, he uses his newfound power to hunt down those responsible for his condition as well as any other evil-doers who get in his way.


As the movie opens, Cpl. Baker has come to New Berlin, Wisconsin in search of Dr. Schramm - the Mad Scientist who made him into a monster. He befriends a woman named Leisl, who runs the local diner, and steps in when her ex-boyfriend Eric tries to force his way back into her life. The promise of romance fills the air, but can Leisl love the man within the beast?

This film provides examples of:

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Eric to Leisl.
  • Asshole Victim: Everyone killed by the Weresquito, as he only kills Nazis, Nazi sympathizers and one stalker.
  • Berserk Button: Whenever a man claims that he owns Leisl or treats her like property.
  • Big Bad: Dr. Schramm.
  • Break the Cutie: Leisl.
  • Catchphrase: Actor James Norgard gets a variation on his usual "Dear God, No!" line, shouting the phrase in German as Dr. Schramm finally faces justice.
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  • Credits Gag: No weresquitos, werebears or werespiders were harmed in the making of this film.
  • Darker and Edgier: Perhaps the darkest film in the Mihmiverse, dealing with subject matter like Nazi medical experiments and abusive relationships
  • Evilutionary Biologist: Dr. Schramm, a Nazi scientist who experimented on captured American soldiers to breed a race of beast-men during World War II.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: The title says it all.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Cpl. John Baker transforms into a half-man/half-mosquito monster whenever he sees blood.
    • Dr. Schramm also turned one Nazi soldier into a werebear, but he was unable to change back into a human form.
    • Also, Leisl transforms into a half-woman/half-spider monster whenever she sees the Weresquito.
  • Herr Doktor: Dr. Schramm.
  • Homage: To The '50s Sci-Fi Horror in general and the films of Lon Chaney Jr. and The Wasp Woman in specific.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: The Weresquito fighting the spider-woman.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: John Baker, though he always looks disturbed afterwards, even when he wakes up next to a drained Nazi.
  • Mad Scientist: Dr. Schramm.
  • Nazi Hunter: It's there in the title.
  • Power of Love: Averted Leisl doesn't quite manage to overcome her programming to kill the Weresquito, despite her love for John Baker. She does, however, break her programming and attacks her Nazi Mad Scientist father after he starts talking about giving her to John and denying that she is her own person.
  • Shout-Out: The final battle between Dr. Schramm and Cprl. Baker references both Darth Vader's We Can Rule Together speech The Empire Strikes Back and Bela Lugosi's "Home? I have no home." speech from Bride of the Monster.
  • Splash of Color: The "Plaz-Mo-Scope" Effects render all the blood in the movie in bright red, when the rest of the movie is Deliberately Monochrome.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Eric
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: John and Leisl.
  • The End... Or Is It?: The movie establishes that Dr. Schramm's victims return to their normal human forms upon dying. Since the movie fades to black before we see Cpl. John Baker change out of his Weresquito form, there's a chance he might have survived the final confrontation with Dr. Schramm.
  • The 'Verse: In the final scene, Cpl. John Baker is rescued from the Nazi lab by a soldier named Michael "Lobo" Kaiser - the man who would go on to become The Monster of Phantom Lake. It is implied that it was the horrors he saw in the Nazi labs that drove him over the edge and led to his becoming shell-shocked, murdering his wife in a moment of confusion and go to live in the woods near Phantom Lake.
  • We Can Rule Together: Dr. Schramm offers to let Cpl. Baker live and give him Leisl if he'll join with him in his plans to breed a race of mutant supermen to Take Over the World.