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Director:
Writer:
Joseph Stefano (written by)
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Release Date:
28 April 1977 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
An unknown terror stalks a ski resort! See more »
Plot:
A Colorado ski resort is besieged by a sub-human beast that commits brutal murders on the slopes. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Enjoyable If You Don't Expect Too Much See more (72 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bo Svenson ... Gar Seberg

Yvette Mimieux ... Ellen Seberg
Robert Logan ... Tony Rill

Clint Walker ... Sheriff Paraday

Sylvia Sidney ... Mrs. Carrie Rill
Thomas Babson ... Buster Smith (as Thomas W. Babson)
Jacquie Botts ... Betty Jo Blodgett
Kathy Christopher ... Jennifer
Jamie Jamison ... John Cochran
Richard Jamison ... Ben Cochran
Liz Jury ... Mrs. Blodgett
Richard Jury ... Charlie Braintree (as Ric Jury)
Rob McClung ... Deputy #2

Annie McEnroe ... Heidi (as Anne McEncroe)
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Deputy Holt
Prentiss Rowe ... Billy the Bell Captain
Michael J. London ... The Snowbeast
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Daniel Mandehr ... Ski Instructor (uncredited)

Directed by
Herb Wallerstein 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Stefano (written by)

Produced by
Wilfred Lloyd Baumes .... producer (as Wilford Lloyd Baumes)
Douglas S. Cramer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Robert Prince 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Stanley (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dennis Mosher 
Carroll Sax 
Neil Travis (uncredited)
 
Casting by
Sam Christensen 
 
Art Direction by
Steven P. Sardanis  (as Stephen Sardanis)
 
Set Decoration by
Robert Gould 
 
Costume Design by
Guy C. Verhille  (as Guy Verhille)
 
Makeup Department
Dee Manges .... makeup artist
Peggy Shannon .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mitchell L. Gamson .... production manager (as Mitchell Garrison)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Grillo .... assistant director
George R. Meek .... assistant director
 
Art Department
William A. Petrotta .... property master (as Bill Petrotta)
 
Sound Department
Pat Mitchell .... sound (as Patrick Mitchell)
Shawn Johnstone .... location sound recordist (uncredited)
Nobuko Oganesoff .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Marlowe Newkirk .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Ryan .... photography: second unit (as Paul G. Ryan)
John White .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephen Lodge .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Sherrie Sanet .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dan Carlin Sr. .... music editor (as Dan Carlin)
 
Transportation Department
Joe Sawyers .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Nicholas Batchelor .... production assistant
Wilfred Lloyd Baumes .... title designer (as Wilford Lloyd Baumes)
Jeffrey M. Hayes .... production associate (as Jeffrey Hayes)
Hudson Hickman .... production associate
Harry Kohoyda Jr. .... production accountant
Karen Rasch .... script supervisor
Shirley Snyder .... production coordinator
Diana Weatherill .... assistant to producer (as Diana Aretio)
Douglas S. Cramer .... dialect coach (uncredited)
 

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USA:86 min
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While shooting on location in the Colorado mountains the temperatures would rarely rise above five degrees during the day and would drop well below zero during the evening. In fact while shooting the scene where Gar and Tony talk in the hot tub the actors wet hair would actually start to freeze during filming.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Shadow of cameraman in some scenes.See more »
Quotes:
Gar Seberg:Ellen, you where right. Coming up here was a dumb idea.
Ellen Seberg:I never said it was a dumb idea. I just thought you might feel better getting a job outside the ski business.
Gar Seberg:This is all I know how to do.
Ellen Seberg:You know what I think, Gar? You really don't want a job. This is just some damn excuse to back off and still feel right about it!
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Enjoyable If You Don't Expect Too Much, 17 September 2002
Author: Big Movie Fan from England

I loved Snowbeast when I first saw it. It could never be accused of being a great film but it is very good.

Some Sasquatch type creature is butchering people staying at a ski resort and no-one seems to be able to locate it or kill it. Throughout the movie it kills people and causes some carnage.

You don't actually get many glimpses of the monster. You will see a claw here or there but if memory serves me right, you actually only get split second glimpses of it's face at the end when it is cornered by the good guys. Of course, this doesn't spoil the movie; on the contrary, I think it helps that you don't see the monster every five minutes, it makes the whole thing more authentic. It's much better to hear a few growls here and there and to see the victims reactions.

I recommend Snowbeast to anyone. If you notice it on the TV, make sure you record it.

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