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Primal Rage: The Legend of Konga (2018)

Primal Rage (original title)
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A newly reunited young couple's drive through the Pacific Northwest turns into a nightmare as they are forced to face nature, unsavory locals, and a monstrous creature, known to the Native Americans as Oh-Mah.

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Patrick Magee
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Casey Gagliardi ... Ashley Carr
Andrew Joseph Montgomery ... Maxwell Carr
Jameson Pazak Jameson Pazak ... Jameson Carr
Marshal Hilton ... BD
Jim Roof Jim Roof ... Lefty
Blake Johnson Blake Johnson ... Hicks
Brandon Gibson ... Gordy
Terry Peay Terry Peay ... Eze
Tim Martin Tim Martin ... Frank
Trevor Wright ... Trout
Scotty Fields Scotty Fields ... Critter
Eloy Casados ... Sheriff
Matt Herold Matt Herold ... Nickel Pete
John Wrightson John Wrightson ... Victim
Missa Leighton Missa Leighton ... Mrs. Goring
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Storyline

Lost deep in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, Ashley and Max Carr are stalked by a terrifying creature that might be Bigfoot. Soon they find themselves embroiled in a strange land of Native American myth and legend turned real. Hopelessly trying to survive, with a handful of unsavory locals, they must fight back against this monster in a desperate battle of life or death. Written by Blue Fox Entertainment

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If you thought you knew the Bigfoot legend, think again...


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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, language, and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Mostly filmed around Crescent City, California, during the February each of two sequential years. That time frame and location were selected for the expected drizzle and overcast weather conditions. However, filming commenced near the start of a multi-year California drought and the production had to work around weeks of blue skies by using fog machines and hanging large drapes to block out the sun. It did finally rain a little the first year-- the last day of filming. See more »

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Easily the best bigfoot film with outstanding practical effects.
3 May 2018 | by tresm87See all my reviews

This is as good as it gets for the Sasquatch/bigfoot genre with absolutely brilliant practical effects focusing on the bigfoot/witch makeup/design, and very realistic gore detail. The story is somewhat interesting with the native folklore mythology, however isn't totally engrossing overall with some cliche tropes scattered throughout and a dialogue that is truly awful. However what this film focuses on perfectly are the ominous visuals and the unrelenting brutality, and it honestly looks better and more believable than most big budget horror films doused in oversaturated cgi, which makes this even more of an accomplishment due to its low budget. There are several Predator homages/influences but i don't see them as being ripoffs like some have stated. The acting is pretty mediocre on all fronts but thats kind of to be expected as a secondary aspect of a film of this nature. Overall if you enjoy bigfoot/sasqautch material at all, and appreciate practical make up/effects, this is a must see. I also recommend a 2014 bigfoot film called Exists which is also pretty solid though not as good as this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Primal Rage: The Legend of Kong See more »

Filming Locations:

Smith River, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$415,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$21,497

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,383
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2.35 : 1
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