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The Beauties and the Beast (1974)

R | | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Girls in a nudist camp are terrorized by an Abominable Snowman-type beast.

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Jacqueline Giroux ...
Ann (as Jean Gibson)
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Mary
Marius Mazmanian ...
Frenchie
Bob Makay
Patrick Scott
David Wheeler
Susan Westcott ...
Becky (as Susan Wescott)
John Shell
Carol Evins
Sandy Carey ...
Girl in Volkswagen (as Sandra Carey)
Colleen Brennan ...
Redhead in Cave (as Sharon Kelly)
Tami Lynn
Beverly Wallace
Paul Kalin
Charles David
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After a brief description of the legends of Bigfoot by the narrator, this film goes on to show what the hairy monster might really be doing with his time in the woods: watching women get naked and have sex. After spying on a couple of college girls sleeping together in a remote forest cabin, Bigfoot then stumbles across a couple having sex in the woods. After he chases off the man to have a little fun of his own with the woman, the film then leaves Bigfoot to follow the exploits of the two college girls as they encounter a troupe of skinny-dipping hippies. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Fantastic Excursion into the Primeval Experience! / In Exciting Primeval Color See more »


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Boring boobs & bigfoot movie
4 June 2004 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

Usually bigfoot movies and sexploitation are a winning combination whether they're arty ("La Bete"), cheesy ("Monster at Camp Sunshine"), or somewhere in between ("Tanya's Island"). This movie, however, is just boring. Actually, it's really two different boring movies with only the most tenuous connection between them. In one movie a ridiculous bigfoot-type creature kidnaps naked women. But all he does is seal them in his cave (if you're looking for some bestiality here, forget it). In the second movie, a bunch of hippie campers sit around talking endlessly, playing godawful guitar music, and having a lot of sex. And even the latter is boring because the incompetent filmmakers always managed to find the most unappealing angle from which to shoot the action and then held the same shot practically forever. It's hard to believe a movie like this that is barely more than an hour long (and at least half of which is devoted to sex scenes) could seem to drag on forever, but it does. Some of the more rabid Russ Meyer fans might appreciate the appearance of the top-heavy (if otherwise totally untalented) Uschi Digart. I really wouldn't recommend this to anyone else though.


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