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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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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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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 hideously burned on a hot stove from his eye area down, and the doctors say flesh is missing from the lower half of his face. But his speaking voice is perfectly normal, indicating that his lips are still intact, which is incongruous with what we see happen to him later in the film. See more »

Quotes

Reverend McGinty: I'm saving your soul, you ungrateful bitch! I'm saving you from burning in hell... just like your wretched mother!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Grindhouse Gorilla: Making the Bloody Ape (2008) See more »

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User Reviews

Not too bad
21 May 1999 | by Matthew-48See all my reviews

Unlike a person above I found this movie quite good, yes there are some bad scenes but on the whole it was quite entertaining and some of the scenes are quite gory, as well as being nicely done. And as for it being hard, I don't know about the states but here you can buy it in the Virgin Megastore for £12.99.


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