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Release Date:
12 April 2005 (USA) See more »
Bigfoot... Sasquatch... Some legends never die... They Kill!
People go on an expedition to find the legendary sasquatch, and something starts killing them off. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Matt Lattimore ... Roger Gordon

Amy Shelton-White ... Dr. Helen Gilbert
Kevin O'Connor ... Charles Landon
Gary Sturm ... Dr. Ethan Edwards

David Zelina ... Brian Stratton

Juliana Dever ... Louise Keaton
Stacey Branscombe ... Janet Combs

Rick Holland ... Spencer Combs
Samuel Mongiello ... Boyd (as Sam Mongiello)

Thomas Webb ... Earl

Paul Wensley ... Taylor
Tom Burns ... Ranger #1
Jennifer Flynn ... Ranger #2
Jamie Flynn Meuth ... Ranger #3
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Tait ... Bigfoot

Directed by
Fred Tepper 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alain Matz  screenplay
Alain Matz  story
Fred Tepper  story
Tom Zimmerman  story

Produced by
Jenny Hinkey .... line producer
Alain Matz .... producer
Martha Post .... producer
Erwin Tepper .... executive producer
Fred Tepper .... producer
Silvia Tepper .... executive producer
Tom Zimmerman .... producer
Original Music by
William T. Stromberg 
Cinematography by
Lowell Peterson 
Film Editing by
Richard Byard 
Production Design by
Tom Zimmerman 
Costume Design by
Barbara Palmer 
Isabelle Stead 
Makeup Department
Zee Graham .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Paula Comensky .... production manager
Jenny Hinkey .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Acito .... second assistant director
Freddie Childress .... first assistant director
Art Department
Tamar Dick .... scenic artist
Sound Department
Rob Cunningham .... boom operator
Tim Song Jones .... boom operator
Daniel D. Monahan .... production sound mixer
David Zelina .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Gregory L. Edwards .... grip (as Gregory Edwards)
Jim Gordon .... best boy grip
Christian Grosselfinger .... best boy electric
Krist Hager .... gaffer
Dave Loden .... key grip
Bill Otto .... best boy electric
Ian Woolston-Smith .... Steadicam operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tisha D. Nagel .... set costumer (as Tisha Jahnke)
Music Department
Anna Bonn .... additional composer: score
John W. Morgan .... additional composer: score (as John Morgan)
William T. Stromberg .... conductor
Other crew
Sue Meserve .... script supervisor (as Susan Meserve)

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88 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

With no money for a production office, the crew worked out of various homes and often had script meetings at Fuddruckers.See more »
Helen:Is it safe?
Gordon:Yeah, it's not here now.
Helen:How do you know?
Gordon:Because we're still alive.
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Movie Connections:
Follows The Untold (2002) (V)See more »


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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Quite possibly the most boring Bigfoot flick ever made., 15 April 2005
Author: The_Foywonder

There have been many movies featuring Bigfoot, the majority of which are not good but most at least have a goofy charm to them. Sasquatch Hunters doesn't even have that going for it. It's just a crashing bore.

Sasquatch Hunters is about a group of paleontologists, primatologists, and forest rangers that venture off into a remote part of a Pacific Northwest forest. Bones belonging to some sort of abnormally large primate have been discovered in this region and since apes aren't natural to North America to begin with this leads to a scientific expedition. Sure enough, they soon discover a whole burial ground full of the skeletal remains of these enormous ape-like creatures. I think we all know what happens to people that disturb ancient burial grounds in the movies.

The first half of the movie consists of uninteresting, interchangeable characters assembling their gear, hiking through the woods, stopping to rest, hiking through the woods some more, pausing long enough to investigate and discuss a few findings along the way, yet more hiking through the woods, looking for a group member that has vanished, even more hiking through the woods, digging through dirt, random theorizing, and gathering around a campfire to discuss what little they've done that day. When Sasquatch finally shows up it just turns into people stumbling around in the dark while being picked off one at a time (done in a blink and you missed it fashion and the actual killing occurs off-camera). All of this is excruciatingly boring.

The movie wants to be taken seriously and the director is clearly trying to build suspense but there is none to be found, thus we are left with dull, drawn out scenes of people wandering around the woods just to get somewhere and wander around the woods at night trying to act scared. I'd be lying if I said I didn't make liberal use of the fast forward button to speed these scenes up.

As for Sasquatch himself, much like every other character else in the movie, it doesn't have much to do and lacks a distinct personality. It looks like a shaggier version of King Kong, which isn't all that bad except in the scenes where they used CGI instead of a man in a Bigfoot costume, which is painfully obvious during the daylight monster scenes. A part of me can't help but feel that even using computer effects to bring Bigfoot to life is a tad sacrilegious. If there is any single movie monster that I believe should only be brought to life through situation, it's Bigfoot.

This is one of those movies that doesn't so much have a plot as it does a premise. That's all it really is, a premise, which the people involved stretched out to make a feature length motion picture without bothering to add all the ingredients to make a worthwhile movie.

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