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The Sasquatch Gang (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy | January 2006 (USA)
Young, fantasy/sci-fi aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the situation.

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Zerk
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Gavin
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Sophie
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Shirts
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Maynard
Michael Mitchell ...
Shane
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Hobie
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Chilcutt
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Crone
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Dagan
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Dr. Artimus Snodgrass
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Young, fantasy/sci-fi aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the situation.

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An epic tale of nerds and turds.

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Rated PG-13 for crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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$9,458 (USA) (30 November 2007)

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$9,458 (USA) (30 November 2007)
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Both Justin Long and Joey Kern, although mostly known for comedies, have appeared in a horror film: Long in Jeepers Creepers (2001) and Kern in Cabin Fever (2002). See more »

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Early in the movie (around 10 minutes in), in first scene at the park, it is clear in several shots that Sophie's jaw is already wired shut. Later in the movie, around the 20 minute mark, she is shopping with her mom and the braces/wires are not there. The mean boys make comments about whether she is hot, and the one says she has "FP" - "fat potential," because he saw her mother, who is obese. Sophie overhears them, and it isn't until she goes home and thinks it over that she decides to get her jaw wired shut to lose weight (or avoid gaining it). See more »

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Gavin Gore: What did you tell your parents to get off restriction Maynard?
Maynard Keyes: That I was going to do drugs and kill myself if they didn't let me go.
Gavin Gore: I should try that sometime.
Maynard Keyes: Yeah. Now next year I get to miss school twice a week to see a therapist.
Gavin Gore: Awesome.
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Me Arrende
Written by Álvaro Henríquez (as Alvaro Henriquez)
Performed by Los Tres
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Chile) S.A.
By arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Hilarious comedy that's enjoyable for all ages
12 June 2006 | by (Omena, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Waterfront Film Festival in Saugatuck, Michigan, and it was my favorite film of the festival.

Directed by talented newcomer Tim Skousen, the film follows teen Gavin Gore (wonderfully played by Peter Pan's Jeremy Sumpter) and his three friends after they discover some Bigfoot tracks (and dumplings) in the forest. The fantasy-loving group decides to tell the police and media about it to see if the tracks actually belong to the Sasquatch. Meanwhile, as this is taking place, Gavin's neighbors, patriotic redneck Zerk Wilder and corndog loving Shirts (brilliantly played by Dodgeball's Justin Long and Cabin Fever's Joey Kern) get into some trouble. Zerk will lose his Pontiac Firebird to creditors if he doesn't pay for his credit bills. They decide to use the Sasquatch finding as a way to save the precious car. The two story lines cleverly intertwine and result in many hilarious scenes.

I loved the way the film was written. It's told in a comic book style, with different chapter titles and some of the same scenes from previous chapters appearing in later chapters, just from a different point of view.

I was laughing the whole way through this film. It was produced by the Napoleon Dynamite team and some of the touches from that film can be seen in this. But whether you loved Napoleon Dynamite or hated it, don't let that be the judge of whether you want to see this movie or not. This movie has its own clever and charming characteristics. The characters are all entertaining, the dialogue is hysterical, and it's clear that everyone working on the movie had a great time.

Director Tim Skousen, producers Mark Kassen and Jeremy Coon, and stars Justin Long and Joey Kern were all at the festival to promote the movie and tell stories about the making of it. I talked with them and got to ask some questions about the film and I must say, they were so nice and funny, I wish them all the best with this film and their future projects.

See this film then spread the word.


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