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The Sasquatch Gang (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy | January 2006 (USA)
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Young fantasy and science fiction aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter, and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the situation.

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Tim Skousen

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Tim Skousen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Long ... Zerk
Jeremy Sumpter ... Gavin
Addie Land ... Sophie
Joey Kern ... Shirts
Rob Pinkston ... Maynard
Michael Mitchell Michael Mitchell ... Shane
Hubbel Palmer ... Hobie
Jon Gries ... Chilcutt
Ray Santiago ... Crone
Jeff D'Agostino ... Dagan
Carl Weathers ... Dr. Artimus Snodgrass
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Dalrymple
Veanne Cox ... Lenora
Jon Heder ... Laser Tag Employee
Rebecca Lowe Rebecca Lowe ... Sophie's Mom
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Storyline

Young fantasy and science fiction aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter, and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the situation.

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Taglines:

An epic tale of nerds and turds.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sasquatch Gang See more »

Filming Locations:

Banks, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,458, 2 December 2007

Gross USA:

$9,458

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,458
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Writer and Director Tim Skousen wanted to use Europe's song, "The Final Countdown" in the film, but indicated that, "They wanted too much (money) for it." See more »

Goofs

Gavin receives a wedgie towards the end of the film so violent it rips what appears to be white briefs off of him completely. However, a short time later, the top of Gavin's boxers are clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Gavin Gore: Why should I listen to you? That guy doesn't even have a shirt on!
Shirts Jokum: Well I'm rubber and you're glue and whatever you says... bounces...
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Soundtracks

The Abduction From The Seraglio: Final Chorus
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by the Slovak Philharmonic Chorus and Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (as Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra)
Conducted by Johannes Wildner
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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Great way to kill 90 minutes.
26 September 2008 | by McQualudeSee all my reviews

Justin Long is Gavin's burn out neighbor, who desperate for money hatches a somewhat brilliant plan to sell fake plaster casts of Bigfoot prints. Gavin and his friends discover the Bigfoot tracks while out hiking one afternoon and race off to tell the authorities. Eventually the law (Jon Gries) brings a Sasquatch expert (Carl Weathers) to see the Bigfoot poo and prints they find in a local forest. Gavin's friends and rivals decide to complicate matters and sabotage Gavin's chance for fame.

Tim Skousen, of 2001's Leon, apparently decided to have his actors pretend they were in Napoleon Dynamite. What happened was some crazy amalgamation of Napoleon Dynamite, Joe Dirt, Bully and several other influences I recognized. Here the main character, Gavin (Jeremy Sumpter), seems in many ways to be the least nerdish character in the group. I applaud Addie Land who played what is easily imaginable as a real life unflattering role of the cute girl who inescapably has it in her genes to become fat. Most of the acting is not credible but the performances are caricatures anyway so it matters little.


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