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Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman (2013)

Deadly Descent (original title)
Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.


Marko Mäkilaakso (as Marko Makilaakso)


Nate Atkins (as Nathan Atkins)


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Cast overview:
Chuck Campbell ... Brian Tanner
Adrian Paul ... Mark Foster
Lauren O'Neil Lauren O'Neil ... Nina Tanner
Nicholas Boulton ... Rick McCabe
Elizabeth Croft Elizabeth Croft ... Stacey
Sean Teale ... Erlander
Sam Cassidy ... Jon
Jesse Steele ... Peter
Hristo Balabanov Hristo Balabanov ... Mountain Rescuer #1
Vlado Mihailov Vlado Mihailov ... Mountain Rescuer #2 (as Vlado Mihaylov)
Atanas Srebrev ... Wayne
Zara Dimitrova Zara Dimitrova ... Bartender


Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.

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26 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Deadly Descent: The Legend of the Abominable Snowman See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Shot in and around Sofia, Bulgaria in 13 days. See more »

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Not quite abominable, but still rather poorly done
9 April 2013 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

SyFy's movies are often terrible, though there are some tolerable ones out there. Abominable Snowman(aka Deadly Descent) is down there with their bad movies. The good news is that it is a long way from SyFy's worst, and it is certainly better than last year's Bigfoot. And there are a few decent things. Nicholas Boulton's performance is dramatically stern and intense which is in good keep with this type of genre. The reveal of the second creature was very effective also, and Zara Dimitrova is smoking hot. Sadly, that's pretty much it. The acting has been much worse with SyFy, but there is still the mix of blandness and over-compensating. If you're looking for Atanas Srebrev to elevate it, you'll be disappointed, he's only in one scene and that one scene completely wastes him. It is not the actors' fault though that their performances generally don't register. They also have to work with characters that do little more than bore and irritate you and dialogue that just doesn't flow and that is unintentionally funny. The story doesn't engage either, while it picks up a tad in the latter half it is slow-moving and has very little atmosphere. Any comedy is awkward and out of place, the scary elements are diluted by the lack of suspense and that we don't see a lot of the deaths(which weren't that inventive in the first place) and the drama is soppy and lacks any kind of passion. Visually, there's been worse, but the creatures look blurry and quite weird-looking and the editing lacks any kind of fluidity. In conclusion, poorly done but there's worse out there. 3/10 Bethany Cox

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