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Night of the Demon (1980)

 -  Horror  -  20 July 1988 (Japan)
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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 ...
(as Jodi Lazarus)
Rick Fields ...
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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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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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20 July 1988 (Japan)  »

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Der Teufel tanzt weiter  »

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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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Referenced in Grindhouse Gorilla: Making the Bloody Ape (2008) See more »

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Bigfoot comes knocking when the vans a rocking.
21 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Night of the Demon is one of the infamous video nasties that was banned in Britain. It was finally released in 1994 with 1 minute and 41 seconds cut. It became most famous for its depictions of castration, dismemberment, stabbings and disemboweling.

The description tells you this is a gory version of Bigfoot. What it doesn't tell you is how funny it can be. In the second attack, two people are going at it in their van in the woods when Bigfoot pulls the man out of the van and bloodies him up. The girl (Jennifer West) is all naked and screaming at the sight of her bloodied lover. I swear her screams sounded like she was having an orgasm.

Bigfoot grabs another camper, still in his sleeping bag, and twirls him round and round before throwing him into a tree with a broken branch.

You might want to watch where you whip it out to relieve yourself. You never know what's in the bushes, and you might lose some valuable equipment.

They find Crazy Wanda (Melanie Graham), who was raped by Bigfoot, and had it's baby. Of course Bigfoot came by and the real carnage began.

Picture is fuzzy most of the time, and the acting is not that great. Music is irritating, but there is a lot of blood for the nasty fans.


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