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When a merciless bear poacher is caught and arrested deep in the woods of a state park, he and his truck... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Kevin Shea ... Terry Drake

Greg Nutcher ... Ryan Walker
Sarah J. Ahearn ... Jessica H. Walker

Cristina Santiago ... Krystle Morin

Andrea Sáenz ... Amy Steel
Alex Exum ... Talan Colletti
Hank Torrance ... George Cassesse
Jason Criscuolo ... Sasquatch (as Jason Criscoulo)

Cuyle Carvin ... Jameson

Shawn C. Phillips ... Don
M. Kelley ... Murph

Michael Wrann ... Leighton

Sari Gagnon ... Muffy St. John

Paul Melluzzo ... Sam
J. Matthew Root ... Luis

Kerry McGann ... Heidi Walker
Leo Petry ... Arresting Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Doolan ... Man in pizza rstaurant
Bruce Hoffman ... Drunk guy at bank #2
Anthony Jackson ... Drunk guy at bank #1
Robert Michael Zeman Jr. ... Guy on Bench
Keith Odom ... Drunken bum
John Randall ... Billy Colletti
Matthew Wauhkonen ... Man in pizza restaurant
Robert Michael Zeman Jr. ... Guy on Bench

Directed by
Andrew Gernhard 
Writing credits
John Doolan (screenplay)

Produced by
John Doolan .... associate producer
Bonnie Farley-Lucas .... executive producer
Andrew Gernhard .... producer
Richard J. Lucas .... executive producer
Greg Nutcher .... consulting producer
Ragavan Padmanathan .... executive producer
Kevin Shea .... line producer
M. Sridharan .... producer
Colin Theys .... associate producer
Original Music by
Shannon Gould 
Matthew Llewellyn 
Cinematography by
Colin Theys 
Matthew Wauhkonen 
Makeup Department
Ben Chester .... makeup supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Colin Theys .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Ryan Villarreal .... foley editor
Ryan Villarreal .... foley recordist
Special Effects by
Ben Chester .... creature creator
Visual Effects by
Paul Melluzzo .... digital effects artist
J. Matthew Root .... titles designer
Colin Theys .... lead digital effects artist
Sean Gallimore .... fight choreographer
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Nemere .... camera operator: "b" camera
John Randall .... key grip
Other crew
Paul Melluzzo .... ending credits
Paul Melluzzo .... location manager
Paul Melluzzo .... production assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sasquatch Assault" - USA (original title)
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85 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

A number of crew members heard a woman scream when shooting in the mens' cell block and several were so scared they ran completely from the building.See more »
Continuity: When the bear poacher Terry is tranquilizing Sasquatch when it breaks free the first time, his eye patch switches from his right eye to the left then backSee more »
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References Harry and the Hendersons (1987)See more »


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A Nice Try But in the End It Doesn't Work, 12 February 2011
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Assault of the Sasquatch (2009)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Extremely low-budget horror movie about a poacher who is captured by police so they take him and his truck back to the station. The police think there's a bear in the truck but it turns out to be Bigfoot who escapes and begins killing people across town. Soon the police and other characters are trapped inside the station and must fight off the legendary creature. ASSAULT OF THE SASQUATCH is not a good movie by any stretch of the imagination but at the same time I couldn't help but respect what it was going for. Considering the low-budget you can't help but think, for the most part, the film was technically done well and I'm going to guess that it could have been done even better had there been more money available. The problem with the film is the screenplay, which really doesn't know if it wants to be a straight horror film or if it was to be a self-parading spoof as there's quite a bit of comic relief and none of it is very funny. The majority of the comic relief comes from an overweight guy and another dork who are running around with a camera as they're members of The Sasquatch Society. I don't care what club they belong to but their antics seem like outtakes from ERNEST SCARED STUPID. It goes without saying but this is basically a remake of John Carpenter's ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 but with Bigfoot attacking instead of gangs. I thought this idea was actually a pretty good one as it was a nice touch having the people trapped inside a building with the creature on the outside killing as many people as it can. The film certainly earns its R-rating as we get a little bit of female nudity and there are all sorts of gory killings including various body parts being ripped open. The performances are pretty much what you'd expect from a flick like this but the majority of them get the job done. Again, this isn't a good movie and there's no question it runs out of gas around the hour mark but considering how many "B" horror movies I watched I'd say this here is certainly better made than most. The Bigfoot costume isn't the greatest but then again countless monster films from the 50s, 60s and 70s featured poor outfits.

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