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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 8 February 2019 (USA)
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A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.
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Credited cast:
Aidan Turner ... Calvin Barr
Sam Elliott ... Calvin Barr
Caitlin FitzGerald ... Maxine
Ron Livingston ... Flag Pin
Sean Bridgers ... Mr. Gardner
Rizwan Manji ... Maple Leaf
Larry Miller ... Ed Barr
Ellar Coltrane ... The Clerk
Mark Steger ... The Bigfoot
Anastasia Tsikhanava ... Ed's Daughter
Kristen Anne Ferraro ... Concentration Camp Prisoner
Dean Neistat ... Street hood
Kelley Curran ... Mrs. Gardner
Nikolai Tsankov ... Russian Officer
Mark Lund ... Nazi Officer
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Calvin Barr, an old, bitter recluse who was once a legendary assassin for the US government, and whose task to kill Hitler almost changed the course of WWII, is asked to come back from retirement for one final top secret mission - to track down and eliminate a Bigfoot that became infected with a deadly disease that could spread to others if the creature remains on the loose in the forest for too long. During the mission, Barr's WWII past is shown through flashbacks.

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An American myth

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Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi | War

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After meeting during the filming, actors Aidan Turner and Caitlin Fitzgerald became a couple. See more »

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Both times when Calvin took off his shoe to remove the foreign object he puts his shoe back on without tying it up before walking away. He doesn't stop to tie it, but yet it is tied. See more »

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Flag Pin: My grandfather use to tell all kinds of stories about this one soldier... but he wasn't taking about a man, but rather something mythic.
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References The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) See more »

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Performed by The Simms Twins
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Great performances, it will leave you scratching your head though.
29 September 2019 | by darrenbjonesSee all my reviews

In Empire Strikes Back, Luke is about to enter a cave, he asks Yoda what is in there. The answer, "Only what you bring with you." This is really at the heart of The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot. The tale follows Calvin Barr, played in youth by Aiden Turner and in age by Sam Elliott, both of whom give outstanding performances. As a young man he is tasked with hunting down and killing Hitler, as an old man he's drawn into hunting down and killing The Bigfoot. But is that really what this film is about? I saw it as an allegory on aging, vulnerability and Alzheimer's but reading other reviews it clearly means different things to different people. From an allegory on America's fight against Fascism and then Communism, through a man rewriting his past, a weak man trying to give the mistakes in his life meaning, to a story about a man who genuinely killed Hitler and then Bigfoot. There are many other reviews that offer different readings on this film. This movie seems to hold up a mirror to the audience and you put your own meaning on it. What isn't up for debate are the fantastic performances of the cast, from Elliott and Turner, through to Larry Miller as Calvin's brother and Caitlin Fitzgerald as Maxine, Calvin's lost love. It's a mesmerising film and you'll debate what it's trying to say for a long time afterwards. It's definitely worth a viewing or two.


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