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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
Ellar Coltrane ... The Clerk
Larry Miller ... Ed Barr
Rizwan Manji ... Maple Leaf
Mark Steger ... The Bigfoot
Anastasia Tsikhanava ... Ed's Daughter
Kristen Anne Ferraro ... Concentration Camp Prisoner
Nikolai Tsankov ... Russian Officer
Kelley Curran ... Mrs. Gardner
Silas Archer Gustav ... Young Calvin Barr's dog(Ralph)
Rob Lévesque ... Theater Patron


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


Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi | War


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8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot See more »


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The scene in which the German SS Sturmführer asks young Calvin Barr (actor Aidan Turner) for his identification was improvised, in German, by the actor Alan Francis Sullivan on the day of filming. See more »


Recently injured, still bandaged Calvin goes to dig up his grave to retrieve the wooden box. The grave site is flat, fully sodded, and undisturbed. It would have taken months for the grave site to look like that. See more »


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 »


Cast Your Fate To The Wind
Written by Vince Guaraldi (uncredited)
Performed by The Vince Guaraldi Trio
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Flawed but fascinating
20 April 2019 | by joannamaryward-49852See all my reviews

It has taken me a long time to decide how I feel about this flawed but fascinating movie. On the one hand, kudos to everyone involved for committing to a quirky heartfelt, genre-defying labour of love. On the other, there are swathes of one-star reviews on Amazon from people who feel short-changed and I've some sympathy with them. But not much. Perhaps the title wrong-footed them, but some of them seem to have missed the point entirely. Where to start? Spoilers are almost not a problem, because it does exactly what it says on the tin. The man, Calvin Barr (Sam Elliott) kills Hitler and then the Bigfoot. What is more interesting is what falls into the gaps in between. This is a slow-burning movie about regret and loss, as Elliott's character reflects on the killing of a monster and the realisation that while he can kill the man he can never destroy his poisonous ideology. The sacrifice he made to do so, in losing his young love, is something he must now feel was hardly worth it, with the far right on the march in the States and the erosion of common decency, which Sam Elliott so perfectly embodies. The scenes with the younger version of his character, played by Poldark's Aidan Turner (who more than passes for a young Sam Elliott) are among the most striking and poignant in the film. You almost wish director Robert Krzykowski had left it there. The later Bigfoot scenes seem clumsy and pointless, unless you buy into the symbolism. There's plenty of it and it always leaves you wondering. Better take it as the story of an old man wrestling with his demons, rather than a literal scrap with an actual monster. Special effects on this are almost comically bad, but deliberately so, as if the story's interests lie elsewhere and doesn't want us too caught up in the drama. The performances are universally great. Ironic that Elliott was Oscar-nominated for A Star is Born the same year, while this little gem of a performance slipped under the radar. Caitlin FitzGerald does her best with an under-written female lead, while Aidan Turner (scarily sexy in an S.S. uniform) shines as the diffident young man who killed Hitler. Ambition is no bad quality in a director and this is Robert Krzykowski's debut feature. You can't help but feel his reach may have exceeded his grasp on this. By all means watch and be bemused, or moved. But in either case, learn to pronounce Krzykowski, because this is a name to watch.

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