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Legend of the Bog (2009)

When a 'bog body' a 2000 year old murder victim preserved in a peat bog is disturbed by developers in rural Ireland, an archaeologist, a hunter and their helpers face the task of sending him back where he came from.

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Cast

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David Wallace
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Bog Body
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Hannah Ross
Shelly Goldstein ...
Val Leary
Gavin Kelty ...
Deano Doyle
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Mallory Ross
Michael Collins ...
Foreman
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Builder
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Damo (Shop)
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Lorna (Taxi)
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Celtic Warrior (as Sheamus O'Shaunessy)
Sean Condren ...
Circus Boy
Aran Condren ...
Circus Boy 2
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When a 2000 year old murder victim's body is disturbed by a property developer in Ireland, it returns to life and does battle with a cast of Irish, English and American characters. Written by Anon

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Rated R for some violence, disturbing images and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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23 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Bog Bodies  »

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$1,600,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The "Bog Man" is heard speaking occasionally throughout the movie. A lot of what he says is nothing other than grunting, but several phrases are actually modern Irish Gaelic, specifically, "Uisce" (water) and "Saoirse" (freedom, usage is unrelated to the name of the female lead). See more »

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The Taxi that Deano drives is repeatedly said to be from Dublin, yet the license plates are from the UK. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Hunter: OY!
[to get the zombie like critter's attention]
Mr. Hunter: [He shoots zombie with Arrow]
Mr. Hunter: Have a drink on me
[He shoots a gas can with an arrow]
Mr. Hunter: and a smoke while you're at it.
[He shoots a flaming arrow igniting the zombie]
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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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Puzzling
8 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching this film, I had to ask someone else what genre it was supposed to be. It's really unclear. My gut reaction was horror, but the music, locations, and "creature" aren't scary. In fact, the music works to diffuse any tension that might have been accidentally created. This movie feels like the filmmakers meant for this to be a drama and at the last minute decided to play up some horror aspects since that genre is popular right now. Either way, Vinnie Jones doesn't deserve to be in this film, and with the exception of a few moments when the cinematography is pretty well done, this film doesn't lend itself to a single viewing. I believe the people at the helm of this one need more practice.


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