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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.

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

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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Runtime:

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 film was listed on the UK DPP 72 list of video nasties, and the 1994 Vipco video release was heavily cut by 1 min 41 secs by the BBFC to remove nearly all scenes of graphic violence including an arm removal, the castration of the cyclist, shots of disembowelment and bloody wounds, and a man's face being burnt on a stove. The later Vipco DVD release featured the same cut print. See more »

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Noone's mentioned the best scene!!
18 October 2000 | by cjay50244See all my reviews

Find another bigfoot movie that has a guy getting his dick yanked off by a Sasquatch! I nearly pulled a hamstring running to shut the TV off when I saw that scene! The red stuff flows throughout the film. Ol' Bigfoot even uses a guy's entrails as an offensive weapon. "Legend of Boggy Creek" will always be #1 to this Bigfoot fan, but "Night of the Demon" is the Bigfoot film genre's "weird uncle that nobody likes to talk about". I suggest you haunt your local video stores until you find a copy. I believe it was last released in the US in the late 80's on the Gemstone Entertainment budget label.


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