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Night of the Demon (1980)

 -  Horror  -  24 November 1983 (USA)
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Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a Black Magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Prof. Nugent (as Michael J. Cutt)
Joy Allen
Bob Collins
Jody Lazarus ...
(as Jodi Lazarus)
Rick Fields ...
(as Richard Fields)
Michael Lang
Melanie Graham ...
Wanda
Shannon Cooper
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Sheriff
Ray Jarris
William F. Nugent
Lynn Eastman-Rossi ...
Susan Nugent (as Lynn Eastman)
Eugene Dow ...
Dr. Paxton
Don Hurst ...
Dr. Harris
Terry Wilson ...
Inspector Stack
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Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a Black Magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth about Bigfoot, and his offspring, but who will believe them? Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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An evil mutation embarks on a wave of brutal butchery.

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Der Teufel tanzt weiter  »

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Professor Nugent's face is bandaged in the opening sequence, and the rest of the movie is a flashback to how his face became mutilated. In the beginning scenes, his face is bandaged so that the entire upper half of his face looks normal. However, when we see the actual incident where his face gets burned, his entire face is burned to the point of causing death by trauma and dehydration. See more »

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Don´t go in the woods... alone!
12 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Another film that is something like an urban legend: being banned in countries like Germany or Norway and also very hard to find the reputation of "Night of the Demon" is much more interesting than the movie itself!

The story is simple: a professor and some students travel to the dark forests to investigate some cruel murders which were caused by a Bigfoot-like monster that looks like Chewbacca from "Star Wars". A feeble minded woman who lives in a lonely hut plays an important role in the solution of the mystery...

Well, the acting is bad, the F/X are pretty cheesy and only the many murders featured in this flick will keep you away from falling asleep! These deaths however are pretty are gory and violent, so fans of splatter movies won´t be disappointed! And also people who like priceless trash should check it out, because "Night of the Demon" is well-done for a movie which was shot without any money! I´d give 6 out of 10...

If you like semi-professional no budget-productions like Peter Jackson´s "Bad Taste", Jörg Buttgereit´s "Nekromantik", J.R. Bookwalter´s "The Dead Next Door" or Bill Hinzman´s "Zombie Nosh" this one´s exactly the right film for you!


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