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Bob Sanderson is the mild mannered butcher of the small, sleepy town of Burquitlam. His motto is "Pleased to meet you... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Stunningly bizarre and quite memorable See more (16 total) »


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Clarence 'Big' Miller ... Abdulla (as Big Miller)
George Dawson ... Bob Sanderson

Andrew Gillies ... Jan Wczinski
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Josef Wczinski (as Stephen Dimopoulous)
Georgina Hegedos ... Rosa Wczinski
Ida Carnevali ... Babushka
Sharon Wahl ... Nina Wczinski
Howard Taylor ... Mayor Carmine Rigatoni
Heather Smith-Harper ... Secretary
Gillian Neumann ... Mrs. Campbell
Jon Bryden ... Ace
Peter Anderson ... Alderman Sonny the Weasel
Kim Stebner ... Reliable Brush Man
Shannon Keane ... Little Kid
Jay Samwald ... Meat Carrier
Neil MacDonald ... Meat Carrier

Scott Swanson ... Announcer
Helena La Counte ... Belly Dancer (as Helen LeCounte)
Bente Friemel ... Belly Dancer
Elaine Thompson ... Belly Dancer
Maurice Dé Pas ... Musician on Stage
Jamie Bowers ... Musician on Stage
Shelly Kantrow ... Musician on Stage
Quincy ... Spotty the Dog

Directed by
Chris Windsor 
Writing credits
Phil Savath (screenplay) &
Laurence Keane (screenplay) &
Chris Windsor (screenplay)

Gisele Villeneuve (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Laurence Keane .... producer
Original Music by
J. Douglas Dodd (original score by)
Cinematography by
Doug McKay (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Laurence Keane 
Lilla Pedersen 
Chris Windsor 
Makeup Department
Todd McIntosh .... makeup artist
Maurice Parkhurst .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Andrew McLean .... assistant production manager (as Andrew M cLean)
Dean Stoker .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dean Stoker .... assistant director
Art Department
Don Cameron .... graphics
George Campbell .... graphics
Barbara Etches .... graphics
Ken Fidler .... graphics
Rae Ford .... props
Sound Department
Peter Bentley .... sound mixer
Barry Jones .... re-recording
Haida Paul .... sound editor
Reinhard Schreiner .... boom (as Richard Schreiner)
Paul A. Sharpe .... re-recording (as Paul Sharpe)
Cal Shumiatcher .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Iain Best .... special effects
Jim Bridge .... special effects
Michael Dorsey .... special effects
Peter Bowmar .... special effects intern (uncredited)
Michael Dorsey .... stunts
Dean Stoker .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Plumb .... key grip
Wayne Sterloff .... camera assistant
Wayne Sterloff .... second unit camera
Geordie Tocher .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rae Ford .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Jacqueline Cristianini .... trailer editor
Daniele DeFoy .... negative cutter
Michael Robison .... assistant editor
Music Department
Herb Besson .... musician
David Blinzinger .... musician
Don Clark .... musician
Barry Creamer .... synthesizers
Holly Denney .... singer: back-up vocalist
J. Douglas Dodd .... musician
J. Douglas Dodd .... synthesizers
Barry Erickson .... singer: back-up vocalist
Bonnie Ferguson .... singer: back-up vocalist
Nels Guluin .... musician
Shelly Kantrow .... musician (as Shelley Kantrow)
Caroline Lee .... singer: back-up vocalist
Cyndi Mellon .... singer: back-up vocalist
Richard Newman .... singer: back-up vocalist
Ray Roussel .... horn arrangements
Dan Smith .... musician
Jack Stafford .... musician
Allen Wold .... musician
Other crew
Michelle Anfield .... production assistant
Steve Babuin .... production assistant
Peter Bowmar .... production assistant (as Peter Bomar)
Janet Brown .... continuity
Jami Drake .... unit publicist
Candice Field .... production assistant
Marietta Kozak .... production assistant
Helena La Counte .... choreography (as Helen LeCounte)
Amanda Martin .... production assistant
Marvin Smith .... production assistant
Lloyd Springer .... production assistant
Gabor Zinner .... legal counsel
John Cook .... thanks
Rosemarie Daviduk .... thanks
Arleen Huberman .... thanks (as Arleen)
Morris Huberman .... thanks
Ken Kay .... thanks
Frank Keane .... thanks (as Frank)
June Keane .... thanks
Jan Kristiansen .... thanks
Ray LeBlanc .... thanks
Cathy Levy .... thanks
Elvira Lount .... thanks
Morgan Podwin .... thanks
Lendre Rodgers .... thanks
Norm Rolin .... thanks
Michelle Rush .... thanks
Lorenz von Fersen .... thanks
Pearl Ward .... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

82 min
Sound Mix:
Canada:R (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:PG (Ontario) (re-rating) (2005) | UK:18

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Stunningly bizarre and quite memorable, 10 September 2009
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Well, its a weird one. And I don't mean weird like Crispin Glover. I'm talking presidential pig mask, live-action Thomas Hart Benton painting, astronaut dairy farmer weird, people.... Anyway, this flick comes from the outer ring of the 80's, and was probably originally conceived as a stage production, in the vein of "Little Shop of Horrors." Of course, weird is a good thing, and I can't say I had a bad time here, but I left "Big Meat Eater" on a bit of a confused note, not really absorbent of what I just witnessed. There really is some nut-ragious stuff in this one, like a 500lb B.B. King look-alike in a shriner outfit, Boy George vampire vocalist, and enough meat-related gore to show up H.G. Lewis. Throw in Ed Wood-style flying saucers, wind-up toy aliens, and 4-5 pretty righteous musical numbers, and you are gravitationally close. The story involves a Rivers Cuomo look-alike, who is commissioned to head up some sort of citizen's committee, after the town's mayor is killed and then resurrected via alien possession. Meanwhile, a scientist and his father work to construct the town's futuristic sewage treatment facility, which is secretly destined to be the launchpad for the aliens' invasion. Add into the mix some Croatian fortune tellers, Troma-flavored camp, and an intergalactic Oldsmobile, and you've got the fixins for a B-movie headscratcher that really defies description. Recommend some irradiated, lobster-clawed dwarfs, eagle-eyed bongwielder princess, and bathtub absynthe with this one. ---|--- Reviews by Flak Magnet

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