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Don't Let the Riverbeast Get You! (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Family, Horror | Video 19 May 2015
A vicious monster has arisen from its watery lair! It's the Riverbeast, and he's threatening a peaceful New England town. Local tutor Neil Stuart has seen the beast before, but nobody ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Farley ...
Neil Stuart
Kevin McGee ...
Sharon Scalzo ...
Allie Stone
Elizabeth M. Peterson ...
Emmaline Price
Jim McHugh ...
Sheriff Paultique Hanson
Kyle Kochan ...
Sparky Watts
Troy Kiel
Tiffany L'Heureux ...
Pamela Gladwell
Tom Scalzo ...
Teddy Hollingsworth
Tyler Isabelle ...
Paper Boy
Joanie Greenan ...
Godmother Peggy
Richard D. Irving ...
Cupcake shop cashier
Tina Kochan ...
Jon Noble ...
Michelle Briand ...


A vicious monster has arisen from its watery lair! It's the Riverbeast, and he's threatening a peaceful New England town. Local tutor Neil Stuart has seen the beast before, but nobody believed his story, making him the town laughingstock. Neil sets out to not only prove that the Riverbeast exists, but also, with the help of his beautiful pupil, scrappy tutor buddies, and a former professional athlete to vanquish the aquatic menace! Written by Anonymous

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He's the most indecorous aquatic menace of all-time.


Comedy | Family | Horror


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The Riverbeast costume was worn by three different actors during the course of filming. See more »


Frank Stone: I don't pay people to lose to me in horseshoes.
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References Monsters, Marriage and Murder in Manchvegas (2009) See more »


Don't Let the Riverbeast Get You!
written by The Dying Elk Herd
performed by The Dying Elk Herd
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Let the Riverbeast get you and entertain you!
30 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

This is a funny, charming, unique, throwback slice of Americana with a monster in it. Don't watch this expecting scares or gore, watch this because it is chock full of invention, humour, observation and ideas. It's a homage to old time, small town ideals and camp fire story telling. In this cynical, self referential, gratuity obsessed culture it is a breath of fresh air to see this low budget, independent cast of colourful and creative characters band together to make this movie. When I watch it I can't keep the smile off my face but it's not a derisive smile, it's enthralled, entertained joy.

On top of everything else it is photographed really well and there are some genuinely wonderful shots in the film. The music is an unrivalled delight, the acting is a style all of its own and although it's obviously a suit, the Riverbeast costume is terrific!

I would urge people check this and the group's previous efforts Freaky Farley and Monsters, Marriage and Murder in Manchvegas as they offer more peculiar, funny tales of the things that might be lurking in your woods!

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