Claws (1977)
Devil Bear

Nomination Year: 2000
SYNOPSIS:  A giant, killer bear terrorizes the wilderness. Stupidly.

Smithee Award Winner! Worst Cover Copy

It Only Feels That Long
The cover says 186 minutes?! It only FEELS that long.

Inane Dialogue

"Just Keep Still, Everything's under Control."
"Just keep still, everything's under control."

"WHAT?!"

"You Idiots! I Said He Starts To See Ghosts! Not Goats! Ghosts!"
For some reason the hallucinating Native American guide sees black goats and women in white buckskins...

Smithee Award Winner!MegaMetaSmithee Award Winner! Worst Special Effect

Burning Robot Bear
It's the end of the movie, and they've used a flare gun to set the bear alight. It waves its paws mechanically, like a cymbal monkey, and tumbles off a cliff.

Worst Picture

Some Worst Picture Clip from Claws.
Some Worst Picture clip from Claws.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Jason Evers In Basket Case 2, The Brain That Would Not Die, and Claws 
Leon Ames  
Anthony Caruso  
Carla Layton  
Director Claim to Fame
Richard Bansbach  
R.E. Pierson  

Matt Quirk

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