19 user 14 critic

Legend of the Bog (2009)

When a 'bog body' a 2000 year old murder victim preserved in a peat bog is disturbed by developers in rural Ireland, an archaeologist, a hunter and their helpers face the task of sending him back where he came from.


Brendan Foley


Brendan Foley, John Sheridan (idea) | 2 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Vinnie Jones ... Mr. Hunter
Jason Barry ... David Wallace
Nora-Jane Noone ... Saiorse Reilly
Adam Fogerty ... Bog Body
Amy Huberman ... Hannah Ross
Shelly Goldstein Shelly Goldstein ... Val Leary
Gavin Kelty Gavin Kelty ... Deano Doyle
Olga Wehrly ... Mallory Ross
Michael Collins Michael Collins ... Foreman
Paul Valentine Paul Valentine ... Builder
Glen Barry ... Damo (Shop)
Charlene Gleeson ... Lorna (Taxi)
Stephen Farrelly ... Celtic Warrior (as Sheamus O'Shaunessy)
Sean Condren Sean Condren ... Circus Boy
Aran Condren Aran Condren ... Circus Boy 2


When a 2000 year old murder victim's body is disturbed by a property developer in Ireland, it returns to life and does battle with a cast of Irish, English and American characters. Written by Anon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

murder | See All (1) »


Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence, disturbing images and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »

Did You Know?


The "Bog Man" is heard speaking occasionally throughout the movie. A lot of what he says is nothing other than grunting, but several phrases are actually modern Irish, specifically, "Uisce" (water) and "Saoirse" (freedom, usage is unrelated to the name of the female lead). See more »


When the group are foraging for food around the cabin, one of them "digs up" a potato. However, it had clearly been placed there, as there were no roots attached and no potato plant leaves above ground. See more »


Val Leary: [to Deano] My plane is taking off for Chicago and I'm stuck here with you in the middle of the Irish "Apocolypse Now"!
See more »


References Driving Miss Daisy (1989) See more »

User Reviews

Bog almighty, what utter crap!
20 June 2009 | by tturwitz78See all my reviews

This film's main contribution must be that it constitutes irrefutable evidence against creationist notions of an intelligent designer of mankind. A truly intelligent designer would not just have provided us with eyelids to avoid watching this kind of rubbish, he would have given us earlids as well to protect our brains against the utterly inane and imbecille dialogue. Fortunately, we have legs, so at least one can walk away from what must be one of the worst movies ever made. It has NO redeeming features. It is not even bad in such a way as to be amusing or entertaining. It is just plain BAD. Inane, idiotic, imbecille, illogical, inconsistent...

8 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 19 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.


Official Sites:

Official site





Release Date:

23 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assault of Darkness See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Box Office


$1,600,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bog Body Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed