Curse of Bigfoot


This is an expanded version of an earlier release, "Teenagers Battle the Thing". The new scenes were added almost 14 years after the film was shot in 1958. This version is in color.

Curse of Bigfoot is a 1976 American film directed by Dave Flocker.

Plot summary

A high school Biology class receives a visitor, who is a good friend of their teacher. He tells them of an encounter that he and their teacher had 15 years before while searching for Indian artifacts in the nearby mountains. They find a mummified corpse in a cave that resembles a rough-hewn statue. The mummy is brought back to their lodge and breaks out of its wrappings. It goes on a short rampage in what appears to be an orchard. The humans gather together to stop the creature before it can kill any one.


  • Bob Clymire as Roger Mason
  • Jan Swihart as Sharon
  • Bill Simonsen as Dr. Bill Wyman
  • Dennis Kottmeier
  • Ruth Ann Mannella as Linda
  • Ken Kloepfer as Norman
  • Mary Brownless


The film is an expanded version of an unreleased film later title Teenagers Battle the Thing for a video release in the '90s. The film was made around 1963. The two stars from the original appear as adults in the opening scene of the 1976 film. The rest of Curse of Bigfoot consists of the entire 1963 film seen as a flashback. The original film focused on the resurrection of a mummy and had nothing to do with Bigfoot.


DVD release

The film was released on DVD on 8 July 2008.

Category:1976 films
Category:American films
Category:1976 horror films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Bigfoot films
Category:Natural horror films


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