Harry And The Hendersons


1h 45m 1987

Brief Synopsis

After Mr. Henderson's car accidentally hits Harry, his life is turned upside down as he and his family make friends with the real-life Bigfoot.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bigfoot and the Hendersons, Bigfoot et les Henderson
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA; North Bend, Snoqualmie River, Washington, USA; Kachess, Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, USA; Index, Washington, USA; Skyomish River, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

After Mr. Henderson's car accidentally hits Harry, his life is turned upside down as he and his family make friends with the real-life Bigfoot.

Crew

Tom Adams

Craft Service

Rick Alexander

Sound

James M Anderson

Camera Operator

Richard L Anderson

Sound Editor

Stuart Artingstall

Hair

Rick Baker

Puppeteer

Rick Baker

Other

Janice Barnes

Hair Assistant

Frank Baur

Unit Production Manager

Michael J. Benavente

Sound Editor

Ada Benson

Song

Howard Berger

Animation Supervisor

John Beug

Animator

James D. Bissell

Unit Director

James D. Bissell

Production Designer

Eubie Blake

Song

Chris Boardman

Song Performer

Rick Borchardt

Key Grip

Walt Borchers

Music

Ophelius Braxton

Grip

Jack Bricker

Hair

Kathy Brock

Stunts

Bruce Broughton

Music

Terry Brown

Music

Clyde E Bryan

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Burmeister

Location Manager

Mike Burnett

Art Department

Robert Burns

Special Effects

Everett Burrell

Animation Supervisor

Willie Burton

Sound Mixer

Norman Cabrera

Other

Donn Cambern

Editor

Giovanni Casalenuovo

Other

Daon Cetani

Other

James Christopher

Sound Editor

Joe Cocker

Song Performer

Debbie Coe

Stunts

Tom Connolly

Other

Bob Cornell

Transportation Captain

Bill Couch

Stunts

Bill Couch

Stunt Coordinator

Al Coulter

Other

Laura Crow

Wardrobe Assistant

Cindy Cullen

Animal Trainer

Allen Daviau

Director Of Photography

Allen Daviau

Other

Tanya Sharp David

Adr Mixer

Larry Dean Davis

Assistant Camera Operator

William Dear

Producer

William Dear

Screenplay

Linda Descenna

Set Decorator

Sharlotte Devalming

Hair Assistant

Curt Dickson

Special Effects

Carrie Dinow

Assistant

Phil Downey

Color Timer

Robert Dyke

Visual Effects

Leonard Early

Foreman

Teresa Eckton

Sound Editor

Karen Miller Ehrlich

Dga Trainee

Peter Elliott

Animal Services

Carrie Ellison

Assistant Editor

Patricia Fay

Location Manager

Jane Feinberg

Casting

Mike Fenton

Casting

Charles R Fey

Assistant Camera Operator

Fred Fisher

Song

Donald Flick

Foley Editor

Stephen Hunter Flick

Sound Editor

Tony Gardner

Hair

Chuck Garsha

Music

Mickey Gilbert

Stunt Coordinator

Mickey Gilbert

Stunts

Tim Gilbert

Stunts

Troy Gilbert

Stunts

Lynda Gilman

Assistant Director

Loren Gitthens

Assistant

Anne Gordon

Animal Trainer

Nancy Gregory

Stunts

Gil Haimsohn

Sound Editor

Norm Harris

Lighting Technician

Robert Wayne Harris

Sound

Rosolyn Harris

Script Supervisor

Scott Harris

Production Associate

Ted Harrison

Key Grip

Dan Hartman

Song

Robert S Henderson

Special Effects

Camilla Henneman

Tailor

Michael Todd Henry

Camera Operator

Peter Herald

Assistant

Tom Hester

Puppeteer

Jack Hooper

Negative Cutting

Doug Howard

Assistant

Eugene Hubbard

Special Effects

Will Jennings

Theme Lyrics

Patti Kalles

Casting

Steven Kemper

Editing

Ron Kenyon

Lighting Technician

Trish Kinney

Script Supervisor

Martin A Kline

Production

George Koblasa

Photography

Conrad Krumm

Special Effects

Willie Kupahu

Auditor

T Sano Kwong

Grip

Peter Lamppu

Foreman

Julie Larson

Other

Adria Later

Other

Tim Lawrence

Puppeteer

Chris Lee

Hair

James Leonard

Other

Marvin E. Lewis

Boom Operator

Carey Loftin

Stunts

Leonard Macdonald

Other

Barry Mann

Music

William E Martin

Screenplay

Justin Mastro

Other

Nicholas J. Masuraca

Assistant Camera Operator

James Matheny

Foley Editor

Jim Maull

Production Auditor

Matthew C. May

Sound Editor

Peter Mccevoy

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael J Mccombe

Other

Spencer Mcdonald

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Mckenzie

Original Music

Montey Menapace

Lighting Technician

Jovan Metoyer

Sound Editor

Dana Middleton

Assistant

Charlie Midnight

Song

Michael J Millar

Special Effects Foreman

James Moriana

Foley

Greg Nelson

Makeup

Ralph Nelson

Photography

Reggie Newkirk

Assistant Camera Operator

Frederick G Newman

Other

Randy Newman

Song

Randy Newman

Song Performer

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Lettie Odney

Adr Editor

Paul Pav

Location Manager

Donald Pennington

Animation Supervisor

Paul Petzoldt

Gaffer

Kurt Piatkowski

Consultant

Monica Powell

Location Assistant

Willie Radcliff

Craft Service

Al Ramos

Crane Grip

Ezra D Rappaport

Screenplay

Julie Reid

Other

Richard Reseigne

Construction Coordinator

Barbara Ritchie

Assistant

Gary D Rogers

Foley Mixer

J J Rogers

Other

David Ronan

Production Associate

Darrell Rooney

Visual Effects

Matt Rose

Art Department

Wally Rose

Stunts

Clifford T E Roseman

Location Manager

Judi Rosner

Production Coordinator

Joan Rowe

Foley

Michael Rowles

Assistant Director

Bunny S

Sound Editor

Saul Saladow

Assistant Editor

Gary J Saldutti

Costumes

Anthony Schmidt

Stunts

Curt Schulkey

Adr Editor

Donna Schultz

Set Costumer

Gene Schwartz

Transportation Coordinator

Lynn-dee Schwarz

Location Assistant

Dawan Scott

Stunts

B Tennison Sebastian Ii

Sound

Flosi Siguardsson

Assistant

Noble Sissle

Song

Clyde Smith

Dolly Grip

Julieann Smith

Set Costumer

Curt Sobel

Music Editor

Steve Southard

Assistant Director

Armin Steiner

Music

Kevin Stitt

Assistant Editor

Vicky Stockwell

Hair Assistant

L Andrew Stone

Assistant Director

Daniel C Striepeke

Makeup

Cameron Striewski

Art Director

Neil Summers

Stunts

Ted Swanson

Stunts

Ted Swanson

Unit Production Manager

Judy Taylor

Casting

William James Teegarden

Set Designer

Heather Terzieff

Production Associate

Ray Tostado

Driver

Marc Tyler

Other

Steve Tyrell

Music Coordinator

Richard Vane

Producer

Bill Varney

Sound

Brian Wade

Animation Supervisor

Steve Wang

Art Department

Cynthia Weil

Theme Lyrics

Denise Whiting

Adr Editor

Bob Widin

Property Master Assistant

David Williams

Sound Editor

Alexander Witt

Camera Operator

Don Woodruff

Art Director

John Zemansky

Property Master

Film Details

Also Known As
Bigfoot and the Hendersons, Bigfoot et les Henderson
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA; North Bend, Snoqualmie River, Washington, USA; Kachess, Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, USA; Index, Washington, USA; Skyomish River, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Award Wins

Best Makeup

1987

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 12, 1987

Released in United States Summer June 3, 1987

Re-released in United States on Video March 9, 1994

Formerly distributed by MCA Home Video.

Began shooting May 28, 1986.

Completed shooting September 1986.

Re-released in United States on Video March 9, 1994

Released in United States Summer June 3, 1987

Released in United States on Video November 12, 1987