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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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Prof. Nugent (as Michael J. Cutt)
Joy Allen
Bob Collins
Jody Lazarus ...
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Rick Fields ...
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Michael Lang
Melanie Graham ...
Wanda
Shannon Cooper
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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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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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Crazy Wanda: I burned him. I burned him because he killed my baby. And to save its father.
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Amusing late-night movie.
11 July 2001 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

"Night of the Demon" is so cheesy it's good. A college professor brings several of his students into the woods for no apparent reason other than to get killed. While out there, he shares exactly one tale each night about previous attacks of the Bigfoot, which we get to see in all their cheap special effect splendor. They find a backwoods woman who had a child with this creature (actually a somewhat interesting subplot) and end up trapped in her house when the Bigfoot finally attacks the hapless campers.

Lots of blood. Lots of hilariously bad dialogue. My favorite line involves the use of the phrase "anthropoid-like effigy". It takes everyone in this movie a day and a half to die from the creature's attacks. Lots of shots of the forest. Lots of blood. A semi-decent looking Bigfoot monster. And lots of blood. Would recommend a double-billing of this movie with "Legend of Boggy Creek", if you can find a copy of either one, that is.


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