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The Sasquatch Gang

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Tim Skousen
Produced by Kevin Spacey
Jeremy Coon
Written by Tim Skousen
Starring Jeremy Sumpter
Justin Long
Joey Kern
Music by John Swihart
Cinematography Munn Powell
Editing by Tim Skousen
Jeremy Coon
Distributed by Sony BMG
Screen Media Pictures
Release date(s) November 30, 2007
Running time 86 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3.5 million
Gross revenue $26,242,223

The Sasquatch Gang (also known as The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang) is a 2007 American comedy film written and directed by Tim Skousen, the first assistant director on Napoleon Dynamite. The film was shot in Oregon in locations such as the forests of rural parts of Clackamas County and a dirt track speedway in Banks.

The six-week shoot was completed in the summer of 2005. The film premiered in January 2006 at the Slamdance Film Festival. It was also shown at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival and the Waterfront Film Festival. The film opened in limited release in the United States on November 30, 2007.[1] The film was released on DVD March 25, 2008.[2]

The film was rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude humor and language.

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Plot

Young sci-fi/fantasy expert Gavin (Jeremy Sumpter) and a few of his other highly intelligent buddies (Addie Land, Hubbel Palmer, Rob Pinkston) find huge footprints in the woods one day. Unbeknownst to the friends, two of Gavin's highly unintelligent neighbors, Zerk (Justin Long) and Shirts (Joey Kern) faked the findings as a plan to gain profits to pay off Zerk's credit card bill.

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Trivia

  • The original title of this film, The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang, is a reference to the title of the 1970s Disney film The Apple Dumpling Gang
  • The tagline is 'A tale of Nerds and Turds'.
  • In one part of the film, when Gavin is being mocked and someone calls him Peter Pan, it is a reference to Sumpter's role in the 2003 film.

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