When I was young, perhaps around early, or mid, or maybe even late 90s, I watched around the first 30 minutes of what I remember was a low budget American sci-fi horror flick. It was broadcast on our local TV in Serbia, so it could be from the early 90s but also late 80s as well.

I don't remember much except that there was this weird (alien? virus? parasite?) life form that would somehow end up inside living humans, growing until it made them really sick. It obviously involved some scientists researching the phenomenon. I think it was happening in a regular US city on planet Earth, and I remember this gross scene of the life form, now already kinda big, maybe like 10 inches long, looking like a big whitish caterpillar of sorts, leaving a woman's body through her mouth.

Before it finally went out and ended in the scientist's dish, you could see it poking through the neck from within, looking for the exit, gaaaa super gross! Which is why we changed the channel and I haven't seen more of it.

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    Also sounds vaguely like the X-Files episode Firewalker - but that was a parasite that ended up bursting out of people's throats and killing 'em. Apr 22 at 2:51
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    @DannyMcG it looks a bit too old, but i will download and check
    – Spaceploit
    Apr 22 at 13:56
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    @DannyMcG nope not it
    – Spaceploit
    Apr 24 at 17:50
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    @DannyMcG no, they were whitish, and slow...This caterpillar-like phase was only a phase in their development I think, but I might be wrong about that. They were definitely growing inside their host, which would culminate in their exit through the mouth, as I explained. It doesn't seemt to be Night of the Creeps , there werent dark in color, and not slug-like, nor there were this party atmosphere.
    – Spaceploit
    Apr 25 at 14:06
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    Actually, now that i think about it, it might be later in the 90s too, so I will edit the question. Really not sure about the timing - I just don't want to discard potential movies coming out later.
    – Spaceploit
    Apr 25 at 14:29

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Sounds like a 2006 film "Slither." A comedy/horror/sci-fi. Director-James Gunn Writer-James Gunn Stars Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker A small town is taken over by alien parasites turning the residents into zombies.

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    Slither has somewhat similar parasites in it, but is there a scene where a white-ish, caterpillar-like creature crawls out of a woman's mouth? I don't recall such a scene myself, though it's been a while since I last watched it. Apr 26 at 2:23
  • Nope definitely not it. This is definitely an older movie than Slither, I would say at least 10 years or more.
    – Spaceploit
    May 3 at 18:17

Reminds me of movies Hidden(1987) and Hidden 2(1993)

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    Hi, welcome to the site. You could improve this answer by editing it to explain why you think either one of those might be the correct movie, i.e. the ways in which they match the one described in the question. It'd help the rest of us to decide how likely this answer is to be correct, and whether we should therefore upvote it or not. May 17 at 2:12
  • they look like fun but dont seem to be it. is there a scene as I described in either of the two?
    – Spaceploit
    May 19 at 20:24
  • I bet I remember some kind of whiteish parasite coming out of a mouth, but it was a man’s mouth. May 20 at 0:26

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