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Summary Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. When they examine the body, they find it's a Bigfoot. Thinking it might be dead, they decide to take it home. But when the Bigfoot wakes up, it turns out he is far from the ferocious monster they feared. He's a friendly giant. In their a...

Harry and the Hendersons
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42
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
6.5
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Summary Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. When they examine the body, they find it's a Bigfoot. Thinking it might be dead, they decide to take it home. But when the Bigfoot wakes up, it turns out he is far from the ferocious monster they feared. He's a friendly giant. In their a...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 10 Critic Reviews
42
20% Positive
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60% Mixed
6 Reviews
20% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 10 Critic Reviews
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20% Positive
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60% Mixed
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20% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
6.5
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43% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
6.5
48% Positive
11 Ratings
43% Mixed
10 Ratings
9% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Release Date Jun 5, 1987
Duration 1 h 50 m
Rating PG
Tagline According To Science, Bigfoot Doesn't Exist.
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
4 Nominations
Young Artist Awards
3 Nominations