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Wild Men (2017)

The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-TV show travel deep into the Adirondack mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists. Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces.

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Bobby Sansivero

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Bobby Sansivero
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zack Abramowitz ... Dick
Alexander Stine ... Yappy
Erin Anne MacDonald Erin Anne MacDonald ... Sally
James David Rich ... Dennis (as James Rich)
Joshua Michael Payne ... Billy
Rica de Ocampo ... Kat
Randolph Hubard ... Allen
Sarah Grace Sanders ... Janet
Richard Nwaoko ... Elliott
Chaka Desilva ... Roland
Jon Savoy Jon Savoy ... Mark
Claudine Quadrat ... Carly
Alex Valderana Alex Valderana ... Paul
Jamal Hodge ... The Creature
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Theodore Bouloukos ... Professor Burle
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The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-TV show travel deep into the Adirondack mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists. Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces.

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Discovering Bigfoot was the last thing the cast of a reality show about discovering Bigfoot planned for.


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7 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Pawling, New York, USA See more »

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$97,948 (estimated)
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Goocher Films See more »
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Filming locations were so remote it felt otherworldly at times especially at night. You could only see the stars and the pools of light from the lighting department. And then suddenly... from the shadows you saw Jamal Hodge (The Creature). See more »

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Referenced in The Making of Meat Hook in the Mountains (2018) See more »

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just a damn funny horror satire
11 February 2017 | by MisterWhiplashSee all my reviews

There's nothing too deep to intellectualize with a movie like Wild Men. It may have something under the surface that one can try and parse out as far as meanings about the search for something one doesn't (or does) believe in, or the trauma of seeing a, you know, parent mauled by a giant Sasquatch. But what it comes down to is that Bobby Sansivero, on his first movie, knew what he was doing and made a comedy that works, on a few levels.

The first is that it takes on reality shows, where people hunt ghosts or (I think it actually is as thing) go after Bigfoot (or Bigfeet, what's the plural word for that?), and how deadly serious the people on the show take themselves. Pompousness is always something fun to mock, and it helps that Zack Abramowitz, who is very good here as Richard "Dick Hefelfinger (sic) is surrounded by people who sometimes are on his side and other times call him out on his fervent ways (Erin MacDonald is excellent in such a role as the actual scientist with the TV crew looking for Bigfoot).

The other way this works is that it's meant to be a horror movie, but understands that by now the style that worked years back with Blair Witch, found footage, is not only ripe for parody it's the only way to go since that too has taken itself too seriously and often with character's we're meant to sympathize with and come off like a**holes. In this, it's intentional that most of the characters are unsympathetic and jerks and B-words and so on, and there's a lot of don't-give-a-f***ery with the crew that stands out. Another character, played in a very funny turn by Alexander Stine, is the one who especially stands out as a total slob and tool, and yet the movie is always aware of it and all the funnier for it.

And lastly it's that the movie knows how to build up to laughs and find the moments that will make the comedy work. It's not an especially subtle kind of comedy - it's big, it's sloppy, it's got types and running gags like Dick continually hitting on an intern (which is both funny and creepy in one scene) - but I was in the mood for it, and it hit the majority of the marks it was aiming for. It goes for the awkward Office-style stuff, and Sansivero and company also don't shy away from gruesome carnage and things like ribbed limbs and severed heads and gushing blood and so on, and it has a Dead Alive feel in certain moments (again, a funny and inspired touch). Is it some great masterpiece of the genre? Maybe not. But I had fun with it, and if you know what you're getting then you will too.


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