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Night of the Demon (1980)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Cutt ...
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
...
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

One of the horror movies banned in the UK during the "video nasty" craze of the 1980s. It was passed with one minute and 41 seconds of cuts in 1994. See more »

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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Perfect for fans of hilariously bad movies!!
16 December 1998 | by (Old Forge, PA) – See all my reviews

I was introduced to this movie by a fellow Bigfoot buff friend of mine who had found a copy of this oh-so-rare film. When he said I was in for a treat, I had no idea. This movie screams to be massacred on MST3K. A college professor takes a few of his students out to some small island searching for Bigfoot. While there, the professor tells the kids many tales of people and their fatal encounters with Bigfoot. The flashbacks contain hilariously bad special effects and Bigfoot doing just plain silly things. I wouldn't want to ruin any points of this masterpiece for all you other "Z-Movie" fans out there. All I can say is, that you'll laugh til it hurts with this one (if you can find a copy of the movie, that it. It is rather difficult to find).


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