Harry and the Hendersons

Harry and the Hendersons

John Lithgow
Director: William Dear Cast: John Lithgow
John Lithgow
, Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillon
, Margaret Langrick
Margaret Langrick
William Dear

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While vacationing in the Pacific Northwest, the Henderson clan's dad, George (John Lithgow); mom, Nancy (Melinda Dillon); daughter, Sarah (Margaret Langrick); and son, Ernie (Joshua Rudoy), accidently run over a strange animal with their car, and when they get out to see what it is, they find the seemingly dead body of a hairy Bigfoot-type monster (Kevin Peter Hall). Believing that the creature is a grizzly bear, the Hendersons take it home, planning to stuff the beast and put it on display in their living room. Predictably, the hirsute monster revives and is adopted by the family as a pet. Originally conceived as a TV series by comedian Brad Garrett, Harry and the Hendersons ultimately did make it to the small screen as a weekly syndicated sitcom in 1990, with Kevin Peter Hall repeating the title role during the series' first 24 episodes.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/24/2007
UPC: 0025195003506
Original Release: 1987
Rating: PG
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:51:00
Sales rank: 4,953

Special Features

Feature commentary with director William Dear; Deleted scenes; Harry...Finding the Missing Link featurette; Making of Harry and the Hendersons; Newswrap featurette; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Lithgow George Henderson
Melinda Dillon Nancy Henderson
Margaret Langrick Sarah Henderson
Joshua Rudoy Ernie Henderson
Kevin Peter Hall Harry
David Suchet Jacques LaFleur
Lainie Kazan Irene Moffitt
Don Ameche Dr. Wallace Wrightwood
M. Emmet Walsh George Henderson Sr.
Bill Ontiverous Sgt. Mancini
Laura Kenny "Mouse" Woman
Sean Morgan Jerry Seville
Nick Flynn Stuart
Dave MacIntyre Billers
William Dear Sighting Man
Laurie O'brien Screaming Woman
James King Bicycle Man
Juleen Murray Press Woman #1
Mark Mitchell Press Man #1
Connie Craig Press Woman #2
Mickey Gilbert Police Officer
Tom Hammond Police Officer
Michael Goodell Pool Man
Chuck McCollum Guard
Vern Taylor Jerome
Debbie Lee Carrington Little Bigfoot
Fred Newman Vocal Effects
William Frankfather Schwarz
David Richards Dirty Harry Officer
John Bloom Feet

Technical Credits
William Dear Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Richard Baker Makeup Special Effects
Bruce Broughton Score Composer
Willie D. Burton Sound/Sound Designer
Donn Cambern Editor
Allen Daviau Cinematographer
Linda de Scenna Set Decoration/Design
Jane Feinberg Casting
Mike Fenton Casting
William E. Martin Screenwriter
Richard Christian Matheson Screenwriter
William Matthews Production Designer
Ezra D. Rappaport Screenwriter
Peter V. Saldutti Costumes/Costume Designer
Denise Schlom Costumes/Costume Designer
Steven Spielberg Producer
L. Andrew Stone Asst. Director
Ted Adams Swanson Production Manager
Thomas Szollosi Screenwriter
Judy Taylor Casting
Jim Teegarden Set Decoration/Design
Richard Vane Producer
Don Woodruff Art Director,Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Harry and the Hendersons
1. Survival of the Fittest (Main Titles) [3:54]
2. A Big Deal [6:44]
3. Roadside Hazard [3:25]
4. Horrible Smell [7:14]
5. Home Improvments [8:07]
6. A Visit From Irene [5:03]
7. Real Proof [3:18]
8. Settling In [9:36]
9. Bigfoot Rumors [7:12]
10. The Sasquatch Legend [5:47]
11. Friendly Not Ferocious [6:47]
12. Talk of the Town [4:28]
13. Trash Run [6:03]
14. Vital Facts [9:25]
15. Rush Hour [7:15]
16. Goodbye, Harry [2:54]
17. One of the Family [9:16]
18. End Titles [4:09]

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