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Bone Eater (2007)

PG-13 | | Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 9 February 2008
Ancient Native American legend of the Bone Eater rises up and begins terrorizing the local townspeople.

Director:

Jim Wynorski (as Bob Robertson)

Writers:

Jim Wynorski (screenplay) (as Bob Robertson), William Langlois (screenplay) (as Bill Monroe)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Boxleitner ... Sheriff Steve Evans
Michael Horse ... Storm Cloud
Adoni Maropis ... Johnny Black Hawk
Clara Bryant Clara Bryant ... Kelly Evans
Jesse Janzen ... Milo Sachetti
William Katt ... Dr. Boombas
Walter Koenig ... Coogan
Gil Gerard ... Big Jim Burns
John Callahan ... Seth Pomeroy
Jennifer Lee Wiggins ... Kaya
Veronica Hamel ... Commissioner Hayes
Brian Gross ... Dirk Pomeroy
Jim Storm ... Dick Krantz (as James Storm)
Roark Critchlow ... Deputy Roberts
Stormy Shuff Stormy Shuff ... Lolli Wills
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Storyline

In Sweet Water, the ambitious entrepreneur Dick Krantz is constructing a resort in the middle of the desert under the protest of the Katonahs. When three workers find some Indian relics and bones in a ditch in the site, they accidentally release the giant skeleton like creature known as Bone Eater and their bones are devoured by the monster. The half-breed Sheriff Steve Evans a.k.a. Running Wolf is in charge of the investigation of the disappearance of the workers, being pressed by Krantz to arrest the protesters. But the Bone Eater attacks and kills other locals, while Chief Storm Cloud seeks an ancient Tomahawk capable of destroying the evil creature. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

9 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A csontevő See more »

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Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinetel Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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The bent rifle found on the construction site is clearly not the one used at the beginning of the movie. The model weapon is different, and the stock is not the same color. See more »

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just to see all those old actors again from the B-genre
9 May 2012 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

1986 brought us Chopping Mall from director Jim Wynorski, a classic in the genre. This here, Bone Eater won't be remembered. It contains a lot of very cheap and bad CGI but it's worth watching for the old thespians to see.

I guess that the budget went to the casting in stead of the effects. Main lead is by Bruce Boxleitner (Tron legacy (1982 and 2010)), but there are others to recogniz, Willam Katt from House (1986), Walter Koenig (from the Star Trak saga as Chekov),Veronica Hamel from Hill Street Blues (1981-1987) and Jim Storm from Dark Shadows (1966).

The story itself was rather okay and the acting was also okay but the CGI teared it into a funny flick. To give you an example of cheap effects, the earthquakes were done by shaky camera's and you could easily see that the trees weren't moving.

If you want to see the old brigade again than this is surely one to watch as a starter on a horror night with your pals. But if you think it will be a scary flick, forget it.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 0,5/5 Story 2/5 Comedy 0/5


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