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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 ...
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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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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 »

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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 »

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Warren: One thing I do know is that there isn't any Bigfoot in these woods, here or anywhere else. It's just another version of the Loch Ness Monster. Still, you can't really blame people for making things up if it makes their own lives seem more interesting...
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References Shriek of the Mutilated (1974) 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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