Sasquatch (2002) from Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy; Greg Wroblewski)

Also known as The Untold

Sasquatch is the story of a billionaire corporate executive who takes a team of specialists (wilderness experts, local guides, etc) into the remote forests of the Pacific Northwest to find a missing company plane. It is a matter of personal concern to him because the people on board included his daughter. The team begins to suspect that his main goal is not related to his missing daughter, but to an irreplaceable DNA testing machine called the Huxley Project, which his company has spent so much time and money developing that the company is valueless without it. After finding the plane, with its passengers apparently ripped apart by a ferocious beast, the group tries to figure out what could have happened.

Well, I guess the name of the movie should pretty much tell you who/what was responsible. The mystery is "why?". In the process of the investigation, the CEO (Lance Hendrickson) finds out the he and the sasquatch have a lot in common. Especially around the hairline. Actually, Sassy looks a lot like those flying monkeys in The Wizard of Oz.


Andrea Roth's character is seen named in close-ups of her buttocks and her right breast. It is almost certainly a body double.

DVD info from Amazon

  • widescreen anamorphic 1.85 good transfer

  • full-length feature commentary by director and others

Hendrickson turns in his usual professional acting job, and the film really looks good in a crisp 1.85 anamorphic transfer, except when they do some crazy distortive effects to represent Sassy's POV. Other than those plusses, the film is about what you'd expect from a straight-to-vid-or-cable.

The film is supposed to be "based on actual accounts"  (see story here), although a disclaimer at the end says it is based solely on the CEO's account. The others denied that there was any sasquatch involved, and the investigators felt that the CEO's account was delusional, brought on by despair and grief.

The Critics Vote

  • no major reviews online

The People Vote ...

  • premiered on cable TV in North America
The meaning of the IMDb score: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence equivalent to about three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, comparable to approximately two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, equivalent to about a two star rating from the critics. Films rated below five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film - this score is roughly equivalent to one and a half stars from the critics or even less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. (C+ means it has no crossover appeal, but will be considered excellent by genre fans, while C- indicates that it we found it to be a poor movie although genre addicts find it watchable). D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Any film rated C- or better is recommended for fans of that type of film. Any film rated B- or better is recommended for just about anyone. We don't score films below C- that often, because we like movies and we think that most of them have at least a solid niche audience. Now that you know that, you should have serious reservations about any movie below C-.

Based on this description, this film is a C-. Not an inspired genre film, but a satisfactory one, I guess.

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