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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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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Reverend McGinty: I'm saving your soul, you ungrateful bitch! I'm saving you from burning in hell... just like your wretched mother!
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Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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Noone's mentioned the best scene!!
18 October 2000 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Find another bigfoot movie that has a guy getting his dick yanked off by a Sasquatch! I nearly pulled a hamstring running to shut the TV off when I saw that scene! The red stuff flows throughout the film. Ol' Bigfoot even uses a guy's entrails as an offensive weapon. "Legend of Boggy Creek" will always be #1 to this Bigfoot fan, but "Night of the Demon" is the Bigfoot film genre's "weird uncle that nobody likes to talk about". I suggest you haunt your local video stores until you find a copy. I believe it was last released in the US in the late 80's on the Gemstone Entertainment budget label.


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