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Sasquatch: The Legend of Bigfoot (1977)

G  |   |  Adventure, Mystery  |  9 March 1977 (USA)
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Scientists mount an expedition to find a Bigfoot-type creature.

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Scientists mount an expedition to find a Bigfoot-type creature.

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Deep in the dense forests of the Northwestern U.S. and Canada exists a giant, living reminder of man's prehistoric past... The Indians called him...Sasquatch. Relive this incredible story as seven men discover in startling reality the SASQUATCH domain. See more »

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21 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the best ( scariest ) of all of the sasquatch genre films ever. The scenery of the film's woodlands, animals...etc. is breathtaking, and makes one long for the area and serenity. The actual campiness of the actors fits the times ( 1970's ) - no "professional" crap - just dudes out looking for Bigfoot - period! The creature effects are outstanding!One of the only films of the type to portray the creature as a giant, thick, looming, bulk of a thing, as opposed to a lanky, swampy, monkey-looking biped. The story telling is great,too - re-accounts of past encounters, based on actual true reports. The creature screams in this film are actual, supposed recordings - which will raise the hair on your neck. The only other Bigfoot movie that I saw that was scarier, at times, was The Creature From Black Lake. Several folks say that Sasquatch is cheesy - I disagree emphatically. Iw was well written as a fictional documentary of an encounter with beasts that became aggressive, Also, Barney the cook was goofy - yet hilarious in a slapstick manner.


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