Harry and the Hendersons

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Harry and the Hendersons ★★½ 1987 (PG)

Ordinary American family vacationing in the Northwest has a collision with Bigfoot. Thinking that the big guy is dead, they throw him on top of the car and head home. Lo and behold, he revives and starts wrecking the furniture and in the process, endears himself to the atfirst frightened family. Nice little tale efficiently told, with Lithgow fine as the frustrated dad trying to hold his Bigfootinvaded home together. Basis for the TV series. 111m/C VHS, DVD . John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy, Kevin Peter Hall, Lainie Kazan, M. Emmet Walsh, John Bloom; D: William Dear; W: William Dear, William E. Martin, Ezra D. Rappaport; C: Allen Daviau; M: Bruce Broughton. Oscars ‘87: Makeup.