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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Vinnie Jones ... Mr. Hunter

Jason Barry ... David Wallace

Nora-Jane Noone ... Saiorse Reilly

Adam Fogerty ... Bog Body

Amy Huberman ... Hannah Ross

Shelly Goldstein ... Val Leary
Gavin Kelty ... Deano Doyle

Olga Wehrly ... Mallory Ross
Michael Collins ... Foreman

Paul Valentine ... Builder

Glen Barry ... Damo (Shop)

Charlene Gleeson ... Lorna (Taxi)
Stephen Farrelly ... Celtic Warrior (as Sheamus O'Shaunessy)
Sean Condren ... Circus Boy
Aran Condren ... Circus Boy 2
Jimmy Sweeney ... Turf Cutter
Benen Mccloy ... Uncle Desmond (as Benen McCloy)
Dean Reidy ... Boy By Lake
Brendan Condren ... Wounded Hunter
Daniel Dillon ... Joyride Boy
Rebecca Dillon ... Joyride Girl

Directed by
Brendan Foley 
Writing credits
Brendan Foley (written by)

John Sheridan (idea) &
Joe Condren (idea) &
Brendan Foley (idea)

Produced by
Peter Burrell .... producer
Joe Condren .... producer
Brendan Foley .... producer
Brian Healy .... executive producer
John Valentine .... executive producer
Paul Valentine .... producer
Original Music by
Graham Slack 
Cinematography by
Stephen Murphy 
Film Editing by
Andrew Cohen 
Costume Design by
Fiona Whelan 
Makeup Department
Nina Ayoub .... makeup artist
Liz Byrne .... principal makeup artist
Terry Ralph .... hair stylist
Production Management
Martin O'Malley .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keith Barry .... second assistant director
Brendan Bourke .... second assistant director
Martin O'Malley .... first assistant director
Art Department
Andrew Valentine .... set constructor
Sound Department
Tony Cooper .... boom operator
Malcolm Davies .... production sound mixer
Garret Farrell .... sound re-recording mixer
Dave McMahon .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Ed Bruce .... visual effects artist
Paul Burke .... stunts
Anthony Condren .... stunts (as Tony Condren)
Brendan Condren .... stunt coordinator
Dillon Kelly .... stunt performer
Norman Kelly .... stunts
Paul Thompson .... stunts
Paul Valentine .... stunt double
Joe Condren .... additional stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Karl Bell .... electrician
Brendan Bourke .... still photographer
Darryl Byrne .... first assistant "a" camera
Martin Craigh .... electrician
Peter Delaney .... assistant camera
Ciaran Dempsey .... electrician
Con Dempsey .... electrician
Mike Donohue .... electrician
Jason Figgis .... second unit camera
Jonny Figgis .... second unit camera
Philip Fitzsimons .... gaffer
Mark Grady .... camera: additional footage
David Handcock .... key grip
Tony Lynch .... electrician
Eoin McLoughlin .... clapper loader
Mike Mooney .... best boy
Eugene O'Sullivan .... generator operator
Terry Ralph .... still photographer
Tony Walsh .... generator operator
Editorial Department
Simon Thornton .... on-line editor
Transportation Department
Paddy McDonald .... driver
Thomas Price .... driver
Declan Reidy .... driver
Pat Wilson .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Rafai Nadraski .... production assistant

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Rated R for some violence, disturbing images and brief sexuality
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

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 »
Revealing mistakes: The "Bog Man" is seen to "make" his own shoes early on in the film, but later on he can clearly be seen wearing modern shoes with molded rubber soles.See more »
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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Movie Connections:
References "Tales from the Crypt" (1989)See more »


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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Legend Of The Bored, 15 June 2009
Author: Heislegend from United States

No...seriously...this is just plain boring. I have a fondness for watching Vinnie Jones in just about anything which seems to be both a blessing and a curse. He was great in Snatch, hilarious in Eurotrip, and awesome in Midnight Meat Train (despite having only one line in the whole movie...that's how cool he is). He may just be one of the most distinctly British actors in the history of cinema...when the dude's on screen you can't help but think "holy crap, that guy is British". But the blandness of Legend of The Bog is just plain inexcusable, Jones or not.

This movie doesn't really seem to know where it wants to go from the start. Is it a zombie movie? Kind of, but not really. There's people rising from the dead, but they're not zombies in the typical sense. There's pretty much nothing in the way of explanation. You're just meant to accept that 2,000 year old bog bodies are rising from their graves (or lack thereof) looking surprisingly alive and free from decomposition. Period. To be perfectly honest, this movie reminded me (often painfully) of that old episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 where they showed "Eegah". It's so similar in parts that it seriously makes me question the future of just about anyone appearing this movie. As I watched this movie I was fighting sleep from about 30 minutes in and briefly succumbed right near the end, nodding off momentarily. That's how boring it a HORROR MOVIE, during the CLIMAX, when everything's supposed to go all to hell and be the most entertaining, I briefly nodded off. I didn't miss anything important, though at that point I wouldn't have cared if I had. Oh...and no violence? Seriously? All of the kills are done off screen which is just a huge party foul for a horror movie. Whatever...I think even writing this is giving this film more than it deserves. Skip it and watch something...anything...else.

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