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* SwampMonster: The Fouke Monster is a a Bigfoot that roamed around a swampy area. Supposedly inspired by real-life sightings of this cryptid, the film had him terrozing rural residents. It was successful enough to beget a sequel.


* AgonyOfTheFeet: It is mentioned that Herb lost half of his foot in a hunting accident.

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* AgonyOfTheFeet: It is mentioned that Herb lost half of his foot in a hunting accident. [[TheDeterminator He then dragged himself several miles through the swamp to find help.]]



* PoliceAreUseless: At the end, when the two young couples in the Ford house call the cops, the police tell them not to worry, there's no monster around, it's just a mountain lion trying to break in and eat them! [[LampshadeHanging Even one of the characters says, 'This is supposed to make us feel safe'?]]

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* PoliceAreUseless: At the end, when the two young couples in the Ford house call the cops, the police tell them not to worry, there's no monster around, it's just a mountain lion trying to break in and eat them! [[LampshadeHanging Even one of the characters says, 'This is supposed to make us feel safe'?]]safe'?]] On the other hand, the sheriff does leave a pair of flashlights and shotguns behind so they can protect themselves.


''The Legend of Boggy Creek'' is a horror film from the year 1973.

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''The Legend of Boggy Creek'' is a horror film from the year 1973.1972.


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* DeepSouth: Specifically Fouke Arkansas near the Texas border.
* DontGoInTheWoods: The idyllic woods and rivers are home to plenty of dangerous animals and are downright terrifying at night.



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%%* HollywoodDarkness* HollywoodDarkness: A few shots taking place at night were pretty obviously shot at dusk or twilight, though this was to help keep things visible.



%%* {{Narrator}}: Jim.

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%%* * {{Narrator}}: Jim.Jim, whom we see as a child in the beginning and a grown man in the end.



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%%* SceneryPorn* SceneryPorn: Expect a lot of shots of the Arkansas bayous, fields, and forests.


* PublicDomainFeatureFilms: The movie was thought to be this up until 2018, when the director's daughter purchased film rights from the Ledwell & Son firm after they discovered it to still be in their possession.

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* PublicDomainFeatureFilms: The movie was thought to be this up until 2018, when the director's daughter purchased film rights from the Ledwell & Son firm after discovering they discovered it to still be in their possession. owned it.

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* PublicDomainFeatureFilms: The movie was thought to be this up until 2018, when the director's daughter purchased film rights from the Ledwell & Son firm after they discovered it to still be in their possession.


* AmateurCast: The director casted Texarkana locals to star in the film's reenactments. Some of them had witnessed the Fouke Monster beforehand and we're hired to recreate their encounters for the film.

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* AmateurCast: The director casted Texarkana locals to star in the film's reenactments. Some of them had witnessed the Fouke Monster beforehand and we're hired to recreate their encounters for the film.

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* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: The Fouke Monster certainly looks the part.


* ScreamingWoman: Mary-Beth starts screaming when she sees the Fouke Monster outside from the window.

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* ScreamingWoman: Mary-Beth starts screaming when she sees the Fouke Monster outside from the window. Again though, the men don't often do any better.


* HellIsThatNoise: Any of the Fouke Monster's calls are eerie to this day.

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* HellIsThatNoise: Any of the Fouke Monster's calls are eerie to this day. Many were reused in later bigfoot movies such as "Creature of Black Lake".


Watch the original film [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKEgINMVHoo here]].


'''''The Legend of Boggy Creek''''' is a horror film from the year 1973.

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'''''The ''The Legend of Boggy Creek''''' Creek'' is a horror film from the year 1973.



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* TheXOfYTheXOfY: Used for the title.

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