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Night of the Demon (1980)

Not Rated | | Horror | 24 November 1983 (USA)
Professor Nugent and his students try to track down Bigfoot, but end up uncovering something more sinister at work.

Director:

James C. Wasson

Writers:

Jim L. Ball (story), Mike Williams (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Cutt ... Prof. Nugent (as Michael J. Cutt)
Joy Allen Joy Allen
Bob Collins Bob Collins
Jody Lazarus Jody Lazarus ... (as Jodi Lazarus)
Rick Fields Rick Fields ... (as Richard Fields)
Michael Lang Michael Lang
Melanie Graham ... Wanda
Shannon Cooper Shannon Cooper
Paul Kelleher ... Sheriff
Ray Jarris Ray Jarris
William F. Nugent William F. Nugent
Lynn Eastman-Rossi ... Susan Nugent (as Lynn Eastman)
Eugene Dow Eugene Dow ... Dr. Paxton
Don Hurst Don Hurst ... Dr. Harris
Terry Wilson Terry Wilson ... Inspector Stack
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Storyline

Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a Black Magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth about Bigfoot, and his offspring, but who will believe them? Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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An evil mutation embarks on a wave of brutal butchery.

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La noche del demonio See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Aldan Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the horror movies banned in the UK during the "video nasty" craze of the 1980s. It was passed with one minute and 41 seconds of cuts in 1994. See more »

Goofs

Professor Nugent's face is bandaged in the opening sequence, and the rest of the movie is a flashback to how his face became mutilated. In the beginning scenes, his face is bandaged so that the entire upper half of his face looks normal. However, when we see the actual incident where his face gets burned, his entire face is burned to the point of causing death by trauma and dehydration. See more »

Quotes

Warren: One thing I do know is that there isn't any Bigfoot in these woods, here or anywhere else. It's just another version of the Loch Ness Monster. Still, you can't really blame people for making things up if it makes their own lives seem more interesting...
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Alternate Versions

The version televised on the UK's Zone Horror channel was complete and uncut. See more »

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Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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Bigfoot loves blood, babes, and RAWR!!!
2 August 2006 | by StreeboSee all my reviews

This film is the definition of "so bad it's good"! Night of the Demon boasts some of the most atrocious production values in the scenes with it's human characters - yet this somehow adds to the reality of the sequences featuring Bigfoot - enhancing it in an almost documentary cinema verite sort of way. If you don't ask for too much depth and pretentiousness from of your horror you could be very happy with what you find here! Unintentionally hilarious at times, gruesome at others, Night of the Demon even manages to be slightly chilling in some moments.Night of the Demon features all the things that make cheesy horror great: bad acting, slimy gore, gratuitous nudity, and BIGFOOT! Night of the Demon may mot be the greatest Bigfoot movie ever - but it is surely the most fun!


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