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Night of the Demon (1980)

Not Rated | | Horror | 24 November 1983 (USA)
Professor Nugent and his students try to track down Bigfoot, but end up uncovering something more sinister at work.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Prof. Nugent (as Michael J. Cutt)
Joy Allen
Bob Collins
Jody Lazarus ...
(as Jodi Lazarus)
Rick Fields ...
(as Richard Fields)
Michael Lang
Shannon Cooper
Ray Jarris
William F. Nugent
Susan Nugent (as Lynn Eastman)
Eugene Dow ...
Don Hurst ...
Terry Wilson ...
Inspector Stack


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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Release Date:

24 November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Teufel tanzt weiter  »

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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 »


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 »


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 Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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I LOVE this!!
18 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film says 1980, but I'm willing to say it's older than that. The music during the opening credits sounds like Room 222. Lots of gore, bad acting, some nudity, a bigfoot/humanoid baby and the low budget makes this an enjoyable viewing treat for all drive-in movie/ bigfoot fans!! It's hard to find so check Ebay. If you think Sasquatch: The Untold was great, then this baby will blow your mind!! Two thumbs up.

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