The movie Night of the Demon (1980) is an American horror film directed by James C. Wasson. The story follows an anthropologist and his group of students who embark on an expedition to prove the existence of Bigfoot in a rural region of Northern California. As they delve deeper into the wilderness, they find themselves stalked and systematically hunted down by the creature they sought to prove the existence of.
The movie Night of the Demon (1980) combines elements of the Bigfoot legend with the slasher horror genre. The group of researchers becomes the prey of the creature they were studying. As the body count rises, the survivors must confront their worst fears and find a way to escape the clutches of the relentless and deadly creature.
Night of the Demon (1980) is known for its low-budget charm and its blend of creature feature and slasher elements.].
- Michael Cutt as Professor Nugent
- Joy Allen as Bonnie
- Bob Collins as Sheriff Ragsdale
- Jody Lazarus as Cindy
- Night of the Demon (1980) was made on a budget of $70,000.
- The film combines elements of the Bigfoot legend with the slasher horror genre.