Myths & Legends

The Best Bigfoot Movies 

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Updated September 27, 2019 1k votes 241 voters 2.7k views 33 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite movies that have a Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti, or Abomniable Snowman in them.

Hidden in the forest and rarely seen, Bigfoot has captured the attention of mystery-seekers and filmmakers all over the world. The best Bigfoot movies come in many forms. Some Sasquatch films are horror movies while other good Bigfoot pictures are family films. Many famous actors have appeared in popular Bigfoot comedy and horror movies.

What films will you find on this list of all Bigfoot movies? Not all of them are scary Bigfoot movies. Harry and the Hendersons has to be on this list. This 1987 film – starring John Lithgow – is a heartwarming story about a family who learns that Bigfoot is really a gentle giant. Smallfoot is another good fantasy film for the whole family.

Jason Lee and Jason Mewes star in Drawing Files, a Bigfoot movie produced by their frequent collaborators Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier. Other good Bigfoot horror movies and Bigfoot kids cartoons include The Son of Bigfoot, Curse of Bigfoot, and The Legend of Boggy Creek.

How will we ever determine which top Bigfoot movie is the best? Help us decide by giving your favorite Bigfoot movies a vote up and please add any good films we may have missed. And check back to see new movies that come out featuring Bigfoots, Sasquatches, Yetis, or Abomniable Snowmen.

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The Man Who Killed Hitle... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald

Released: 2019

Directed by: Robert D. Krzykowski

The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot is a 2018 adventure drama film directed by Robert D. Krzykowski. A legendary American war veteran (Sam Elliott) is recruited to hunt a mythical
Patterson–Gimlin film is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Patterson–Gimlin film

Released: 1967

Directed by: Roger Patterson, Bob Gimlin

The Patterson–Gimlin film is a famous short motion picture of an unidentified subject the film makers purported to be a "Bigfoot", that was supposedly filmed on October 20, 1967, by ...more
Harry and the Hendersons... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet

Released: 1987

Directed by: William Dear

Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, ...more
Willow Creek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Peter Jason, Bryce Johnson, Alexie Gilmore

Released: 2013

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Willow Creek is a 2013 independent found footage film about a couple interested in Bigfoot lore, written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait. The film was premiered at the 2013 Independent Film ...more
The Legend of Boggy Cree... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Jeff Crabtree, Willie E. Smith

Released: 1972

Directed by: Charles B. Pierce

The Legend of Boggy Creek is a 1972 horror docudrama about the "Fouke Monster," a Bigfoot-type creature that has been seen in and around Fouke, Arkansas since the 1950s. The film mixes ...more
Abominable is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Ashley Hartman

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ryan Schifrin

Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley ...more
Sasquatch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Lance Henriksen, Cerina Vincent, Rance Howard

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven R. Monroe

Sasquatch Mountain is a 2006 science fiction film produced by Grizzly Peak Productions for the Syfy channel, and directed by Steven R. Monroe.
Smallfoot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Smallfoot Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya

Released: 2018

Directed by: Karey Kirkpatrick

Smallfoot is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Karey Kirkpatrick. Migo (Channing Tatum) is a Yeti who is convinced that the elusive creatures known as ...more
Hunting Grounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Hunting Grounds Bill Oberst Jr., Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Jason Vail

Released: 2015

Directed by: John Portanova

Hunting Grounds (a.k.a. Valley of the Sasquatch) is a 2015 American horror film written and directed by John Portanova. After the loss of his wife, Roger (Jason Vail) forces his son Michael ...more
The Son of Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Laila Berzins, Pappy Faulkner, Sandy Fox

Released: 2017

Directed by: Ben Stassen, Jeremy Degruson

The Son of Bigfoot (also released internationally in English as Bigfoot Junior) is a 2017 Belgian-French computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Ben Stassen and Jeremy Degruson. A young ...more
The Legend of Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Ivan Marx

Released: 1976

Directed by: Harry Winer

In this controversial documentary, animal tracker Ivan Marx investigates the legendary creature Bigfoot.
Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Bigfoot Alice Cooper, Danny Bonaduce, Sherilyn Fenn

Released: 2012

Directed by: Bruce Davison

Bigfoot is a 2012 American action film directed by Bruce Davison. An event organizer (Danny Bonaduce) and a former musician turned environmentalist (Barry Williams) face off to decide the fate ...more
Strange Wilderness is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Jonah Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Ashley Scott

Released: 2008

Directed by: Fred Wolf

Strange Wilderness is a 2008 comedy-adventure film produced by Adam Sandler's production company, Happy Madison Productions for Paramount Pictures, and starring Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Justin ...more
The Abominable Snowman ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, Robert Brown

Released: 1957

Directed by: Val Guest

The Abominable Snowman is a 1957 British horror film directed by Val Guest. Made by Hammer Film Productions, it is based on a 1955 BBC television play, The Creature, written by Nigel Kneale, who ...more
The Capture of Bigfoot ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Jeana Keough, George Buck Flower, Otis Young

Released: 1988

Directed by: Bill Rebane

The Capture of Bigfoot is a 1979 horror film from Bill Rebane, the director of Monster A-Go-Go. Produced and originally released by Studio Film Corp, the film was re-released in 2010 by Troma ...more
Little Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Little Bigfoot Kelly Packard, Don Stroud, P. J. Soles

Released: 1997

Directed by: Art Camacho

Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Bigfoot Richard Tyson, Adam B. Raque, Nicole Badaan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kevin S. Tenney

Bigfoot (a.k.a. The Kids That Saved Bigfoot) is a 2009 children's comedy adventure film directed by Kevin S. Tenney. A teenage boy, Percy Caldwell lives in Pine Bluffs, California and has a ...more
Tenacious D in The Pick ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed

Released: 2006

Directed by: Liam Lynch

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock duo Tenacious D. Written, produced by and starring Tenacious D members Jack Black and Kyle Gass, it is ...more
Curse of Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Curse of Bigfoot Ruth Ann Mannella, Bob Clymire, Ken Kloepfer

Released: 1978

Directed by: Dave Flocker

Curse of Bigfoot is a 1976 American film directed by Dave Flocker.
The ABCs of Death is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Harold Torres, Erik Audé

Released: 2012

Directed by: Noboru Iguchi, Yūdai Yamaguchi, Anders Morgenthaler, Adrián García Bogliano, Yoshihiro Nishimura, + more

The ABCs of Death is a 2012 anthology horror comedy film produced by International producers. The film contains 26 different shorts, each by different directors spanning fifteen countries. It ...more
The Frankenstein Theory ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Christine Lakin, Timothy V. Murphy, Heather Stephens

Released: 2013

Directed by: Andrew Weiner

The Frankenstein Theory is a 2013 American horror film directed by Andrew Weiner and stars Kris Lemche, Joe Egender, Timothy V. Murphy, and Eric Zuckerman. The film is distributed by Image ...more
Missing Link is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis

Released: 2019

Directed by: Chris Butler

Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris Butler. Myths and monsters investigator, Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), sets off on an adventure to ...more
The Mummy - Tomb of the ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, is a 2008 American dark fantasy adventure film and is the third and final installment in the Mummy trilogy. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria ...more
Abominable is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jill Culton

Abominable is a 2019 American-Chinese computer-animated adventure film directed by Jull Culton. When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in ...more
Love in the Time of Mons... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bigfoot Movies
Doug Jones, Shawn Weatherly, Kane Hodder

Released: 2014

Directed by: Matt Jackson

Love in the Time of Monsters is a 2014 comedy horror film directed by Matt Jackson and starring Doug Jones, Kane Hodder, Mike McShane, Shawn Weatherly and Heather Rae Young. It was produced and ...more