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Night of the Demon (1980)

Professor Nugget and his students try to track down Bigfoot, but end up uncovering something more sinister at work.

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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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Storyline

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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24 November 1983 (USA)  »

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Der Teufel tanzt weiter  »

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Trivia

Harry Henderson (Who would find later fame in Harry and the Hendersons) was offered the role of Bigfoot, but he initially turned it down as he felt the film was too violent. He then changed his mind about the role and called the producers if the offer was still up, but Bigfoot had already been cast. Harry has said this was one of his biggest regrets of his career. See more »

Goofs

Professor Nugent's face is hideously burned on a hot stove from his eye area down, and the doctors say flesh is missing from the lower half of his face. But his speaking voice is perfectly normal, indicating that his lips are still intact, which is incongruous with what we see happen to him later in the film. See more »

Quotes

Crazy Wanda: I burned him. I burned him because he killed my baby. And to save its father.
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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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I LOVE this!!
18 March 2003 | by (Ohio Sasquatch Territory!) – See all my reviews

This film says 1980, but I'm willing to say it's older than that. The music during the opening credits sounds like Room 222. Lots of gore, bad acting, some nudity, a bigfoot/humanoid baby and the low budget makes this an enjoyable viewing treat for all drive-in movie/ bigfoot fans!! It's hard to find so check Ebay. If you think Sasquatch: The Untold was great, then this baby will blow your mind!! Two thumbs up.


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