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Blu-ray Review – The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot, 2018.

Directed by Robert D. Krzykowski.

Starring Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Sean Bridgers, Caitlin FitzGerald, Larry Miller, Kelley Curran.

Synopsis:

A man kills Hitler and then later in later life kills the Bigfoot. No, really…

Every so often a movie comes along that just connects; you don’t know why and when asked you can’t explain it – it just does, and even when the title of said movie is as brilliant as The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot people will still ask “what is it about?”.

The short answer is that it is about exactly what you think it is about – a man, in this case Calvin Barr (at this point in the movie played by Poldark’s Aidan Turner), does indeed kill Hitler in a revisionist version of World War II before we join him in later
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Movie Review – The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2019)

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot, 2019.

Written and Directed by Robert D. Krzykowski.

Starring Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Larry Miller, Ellar Coltrane, Sean Bridgers, Rizwan Manji, Mark Steger, and Ron Livingston.

Synopsis:

A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.

Less about killing Hitler and Bigfoot, writer and director Robert D. Krzykowski’s bizarre genre mashup debut feature, tantalizingly titled The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot, is first and foremost a character study of an aging World War II veteran having flashback recollections of the all-important heroic duty that ended up causing complications with subsequent phases and different areas of his life. It also helps that this former special operative is played by none other than all-time great character actor Sam Elliott.

Trust me, I’m fully aware that the title is supremely silly and gives off vibes
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‘The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot’ Review

  • Nerdly
Stars: Aidan Turner, Sam Elliott, Sean Bridgers, Ron Livingston, Caitlin FitzGerald, Ellar Coltrane, Larry Miller, Rizwan Manji, Mark Steger, Anastasia Tsikhanava | Written and Directed by Robert D. Krzykowski

With a title like The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot, people going to see this movie will probably be expecting something very strange. And that’s kind of what you get but in a different way than you might think.

I will say it immediately, this is not a ridiculous B-movie that the title may suggest. It has one moment or scene in particular that goes down that route but that is it. This is much more serious than I expected and a good chunk of the movie is spent focusing on a love story between the ‘man’, Calvin Barr (played by Aidan Turner in his younger years and Sam Elliott in his later life). The love story unfortunately
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Giveaway: Win The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot on DVD

Somehow Rlje Films' DVD and BluRay release of Robert D. Krzykowski's The Man Who Killed And Then The Bigfoot last week slipped us by. Fear not, because we still have three (3) copies of his film on DVD to give away to our U.S. readers.    The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot follows the epic adventures of an American legend that no one has ever heard of.  Since WWII, Calvin Barr (Sam Elliott) has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the Us government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and is carrying a deadly plague that is now...

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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot Hits Blu on April 2

Rlje Films will release the action/thriller The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot on DVD and Blu-ray on April 2, 2019.

Written by Robert D. Krzykowski, who is making his directorial debut, the film stars Academy Award Nominee Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner (“Poldark”), Ron Livingston (Tully), Caitlin FitzGerald (“Masters of Sex”), Larry Miller (Pretty Woman) and Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood).

The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot follows the epic adventures of an American legend that n
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Wamg Giveaway – Win The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot Starring Sam Elliott on DVD

Rlje Films (Nasdaq: Rlje) will release the action/thriller The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot on DVD and Blu-ray on April 2, 2019. Written by Robert D. Krzykowski, who is making his directorial debut, the film stars Academy Award Nominee Sam Elliott (A Star is Born, The Hero), Aidan Turner (“Poldark”), Ron Livingston (Office Space, Tully), Caitlin FitzGerald (“Masters of Sex”), Larry Miller (Pretty Woman) and Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood). Rlje Films will release The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then Thebigfoot on DVD for an Srp of $29.96 and Blu-ray for an Srp of $29.97.

Now you can win the Win the DVD of The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot. We Are Movie Geeks has two copies to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling us what your favorite movie starring Sam Elliott is. (mine’s Lifeguard). It’s so easy!
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The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot

The man who did what and then what? Robert D. Krzykowski’s first feature isn’t a throwaway joke, but an elegantly crafted and designed fantasy grounded in human values. Sam Elliott’s crusty sixty-something secret agent comes out of retirement to save the world again — will the slaying of another bizarre horror lay to rest disturbing memories of a secret WW2 mission? This thing will be a pleasant discovery for those in pursuit of ‘something completely different.’ The intentionally awkward title is jarring, but it fits because I’ve never seen anything quite like this before.

The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot

Blu-ray

Rlje Films

2018 / Color / 2:40 widescreen / 97 min. / Street Date April 2, 2019 / 29.97

Starring: Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston, Sean Bridgers, Caitlin FitzGerald, Larry Miller, Rizwan Manji, Mark Steger, Nikolai Tsankov.

Cinematography: Alex Vendler

Film Editor: Zach Passero

Original Music: Joe Kraemer

Produced by Shaked Barenson,
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Filmmaker Robert D. Krzykowski Signs With Roar

  • Deadline
Exclusive: Filmmaker Robert D. Krzykowski has signed with Roar. Krzykowski recently wrote, produced and directed The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot starring Oscar-nominated A Star is Born actor Sam Elliott.

Marking his feature film debut, Bigfoot is currently playing in select theaters and opened at #1 on several streaming charts including iTunes independent. The 1987-set film, which was a collaboration between Krzykowski, John Sayles, Douglas Trumbull and Lucky McKee, follows a legendary American war veteran who, decades after serving in World War II and assassinating Adolf Hitler, is contacted to hunt down the fabled Bigfoot—carrier of a deadly plague hidden deep in the Canadian wilderness.

In addition, Krzykowski created the cult comic Elsie Hooper. His film work includes live-action puppetry, animation, cloud tank photography, and classic effects techniques. He acted as a producer on the films The Woman and Carolina Low with frequent collaborator Sean Bridgers. The
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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot Review

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot is loopy fun, but the reason it works is because of Sam Elliott's man's man performance.

Sam Elliott’s long overdue first Oscar nomination, arriving at last for his turn in A Star Is Born, has thrust the grizzled screen vet into the spotlight like never before. But if you loved him in that movie, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot is truly a cannot-miss affair. It’s 98 minutes of Elliott acting his ass off within the scaffolding of one of the most bizarre and unexpectedly touching screen stories you’ll see on the big screen this season.

My fear is that audiences will be deterred by the movie’s long, strange title, which is unique and awesome but doesn’t signal just how poignant the story is at its heart. Elliott plays Calvin Barr, a World War II
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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot Interview: Robert D. Krzykowski on His Debut Feature

The great Sam Elliott got another lead role in writer/director Robert D. Krzykowski’s debut feature length film, the wonderfully titled The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot. Elliott plays the titular man who did not one, but two heroic actions that, to put it mildly, are hard to believe. When he was young (Aidan Turner plays this version of the protagonist), Calvin Barr embarked on the impossible mission of killing Nazy Germany leader Adolf Hitler, something that continues to haunt him in his twilight years. In 1987, Barr can’t get over his painful past, which includes an unfulfilled love story, however the American and Canadian governments are ready to offer him a...

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Sam Elliott Lives Up To His Name In “The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot”

It has never been better to be Sam Elliott than it is now. 2017 brought a wonderful vehicle for the man in The Hero, giving him a lovely showcase. Kudos to filmmaker Brett Haley for doing that, after giving him a plum supporting role in I’ll See You In My Dreams. Obviously, 2018 saw him bring audiences to tears in A Star Is Born, garnering his first ever Academy Award nomination in the process. Now, as the Oscars approach, he starts off 2019 right with a starring role in a project with an amazing title. After all, who wouldn’t want to see something called The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot? Exactly. Opening this Friday, it’s the best release of the year so far. The film is a character study, though one tinged with some interesting action/suspense beats. At first glance, Calvin Barr (Elliott) just appears to be a retired old man.
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Interview: Robert D. Krzykowski on Working with Sam Elliott and the Long Journey of The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot

  • DailyDead
This Friday, Rlje Films is set to release The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot in theaters and on various digital platforms. In the film written and directed by Robert D. Krzykowski, Sam Elliott stars in the titular role as Calvin Barr, an ordinary man who has been a part of some extraordinary circumstances throughout his life, and we see how the burden of his heroic actions have loomed over him, and the regret that he’s carried about the life he had to give up as well.

Daily Dead recently spoke with Krzykowski about the project, and he chatted about the 12-year journey of getting this idea onto the big screen, as well as why he took an unusual route with the story, his experiences collaborating with Elliott, and the timeliness of The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot.

I would love to hear about creating this story.
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The Trailer For Sam Elliott in The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot is Here! – in Theaters, VOD and Digital HD February 8th

Rlje Films will release The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD on Feb. 8, 2019.

Written by Robert D. Krzykowski , who is making his directorial debut, the film stars Sam Elliott (A Star is Born, The Hero), Aidan Turner (“Poldark”), Ron Livingston (Office Space, Tully), Caitlin FitzGerald (“Masters of Sex”), Larry Miller (Pretty Woman) and Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood).

Just check out this crazy trailer:

Since WWII, Calvin Barr (Elliott) has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the Us government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and is carrying a deadly plague that is now threatening to spread to the general population. Relying on the same skills that he honed during the war, Calvin must set out to save the free world yet again.
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Sam Elliott Hunts a Deadly Creature in the Trailer for The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot

  • DailyDead
We've been excited for Daily Dead readers to see The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot since Heather Wixson gave it a 4.5 star review during the Fantasia Film Festival, and the wait is nearly over, as Rlje films released a new trailer for the movie ahead of its February release.

Written and directed by Robert D. Krzykowski, The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot stars Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald, Larry Miller, and Ron Livingston. Rlje Films will release the movie in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD beginning February 8th.

Synopsis: "Since WWII, Calvin Barr has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the Us government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and carrying a deadly plague that is now
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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot Reveals a Strange Trailer (Out Feb. 8th)

Tagline: "An American Myth." The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot is based on Calvin Barr's life. In the film, Calvin gets in close to Hitler as an assassin. Not much later, he is shipped out to the woods to face another threat. This title was at last year's Fantasia Film Festival. Recently, director Robert D. Krzykowski won a "Best Director" award in Boston. Now, this film is set to show on Digital platforms and in U.S. theatres. The film stars: Aidan Turner (The Hobbit), Ron Livingston (The Conjuring), Sean Bridgers, Caitlin FitzGerald, Larry Miller and Ellar Coltrane; actor Mark Steger plays the Bigfoot. Fans of creature features or of adventure films can see the trailer for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot below. Kryzkowski recently sat down for an interview on this film, at HorrorCultFilms. The director said of the film's genre: "it
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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot Trailer: It's Not What You Think

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot Trailer: It's Not What You Think
We have a new trailer for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot. Word of this movie has been circulating online for some time now, given the title, which led many to believe this was going to be some sort of fun, ridiculous, self-aware B-movie, perhaps akin to Hobo With a Shotgun. However, as we see in this first trailer, the title may have been a bit misleading in some ways, as this actually looks like a reasonably serious drama that just so happens to be dealing with both Hitler and Bigfoot.

The trailer kicks off, painting us a portrait of a man who has lived a fantastical unbelievable life. We then see Sam Elliott, who stars in the lead role, kicking some ass Jack Reacher style before we get to the heart of the matter. This is the man who literally shot Adolf Hitler, but it's something that's haunted him.
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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot Trailer

Robert D. Krzykowski's lengthy titled film The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot is hitting U.S. cinemas, On Demand and VOD on February 8th. Distrbiutor Rjle Films has just released a trailer for the film which you will find below.    The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot follows the epic adventures of an American legend that no one has ever heard of.  Since WWII, Calvin Barr (Elliott) has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the Us government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and is carrying a deadly plague that is now threatening to spread to...

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New trailer for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot

With just three weeks to go until its release, a trailer has arrived online for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot. Directed by Robert D. Krzykowski, the adventure drama stars Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston, Caitlin FitzGerald, and Larry Miller; watch it here…

See Also: Read our review of The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot

Since WWII, Calvin Barr has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the Us government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and carrying a deadly plague that is now threatening to spread to the general population. Relying on the same skills that he honed during the war, Calvin must set out to save the free world yet again. Starring Sam Elliott (A Star is Born
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Incredible Trailer For Sam Elliott's Upcoming Film The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot

Finally! The first trailer for Sam Elliott’s upcoming adventure film The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot has been unleashed, and it looks so freakin’ great!

I’ve been hearing about this film for some time now, and I couldn’t be more excited to see it. I’m a huge fan of Sam Elliot. He’s a favorite actor of mine, and this film is sure to be quite an awesome experience. I love what I’m seeing in the trailer as its filled with mystery, intrigue, adventure from two different time periods, and drama.

Here’s the synopsis:

Sam Elliott stars as a legendary World War II veteran who many years ago assassinated Adolf Hitler – an incredible secret that he’s frustratingly unable to share with the world. One day, just as he’s coming to terms with rounding out his life, Calvin gets a
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Sam Elliott’s ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot’ Bought by Rlje

  • Variety
Rlje Films has acquired all North American rights to the adventure film “The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot,” starring Sam Elliott.

Written and helmed by Robert D. Krzykowski in his directorial debut, the film also stars Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston, Caitlin FitzGerald, Larry Miller and Ellar Coltrane. Rlje Films plans to release the film nationally in theaters, VOD and digital HD in the first quarter of 2019.

“The film’s unique plot will spark great curiosity among audiences,” said Mark Ward, chief acquisitions officer for Rlje Films. “It’s a stunning tale with the legendary Sam Elliott leading a great cast.”

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot” premiered in July at the Fantasia Film Festival. The story follows a legendary American war veteran who, decades after serving in WWII and assassinating Adolf Hitler, must now hunt down the fabled Bigfoot. Living a peaceful life in New England,
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