Nightmare at Bittercreek (1988)


Nightmare at Bittercreek (1988)

Four vacationing women back-packing in the Sierra mountains unwittingly stumble upon a hideout, and are terrorized by a ruthless group of Neo-Nazis in a deadly game of cat and mouse. With only an alcoholic ex-cowboy as a guide, the women must struggle for their lives when it becomes apparent that their trackers have no intention of letting them leave the mountain alive.
IMDb  4.9 /10
Director Tim Burstall
Writer Scott Swanton
Writer Greg McCarty
Release Date1988-05-24
Runtime1h 40mins
GenreAction, Thriller
Content RatingPG-13 (PG-13)
CompanyPhoenix Entertainment Group (PEG), Swanton Films
CountryAustralia, USA
Allison Shapiro
Tracy Senia
Raymond Guth
Raymond Guth
Gil Proctor (as Ray Guth)
Bruce MacLeod
Bruce MacLeod
FBI Agent
Jennifer Griffen
Jennifer Griffen

Nightmare at Bittercreek

Nightmare at Bittercreek is a 1988 American-Australian made-for-television action-thriller film directed by Tim Burstall.

Phoenix Entertainment Group and Swanton Films produced the film. The VHS version was distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment, while the DVD version was distributed by Trinity Home Entertainment.


The film is about a group of women on a hiking trip who are chased by deadly racist survivalists.


  • Lindsay Wagner as Nita Daniels
  • Tom Skerritt as Ding
  • Constance McCashin as Connie Senia
  • Joanna Cassidy as Allison Shapiro
  • Jane Mortil as Tracy Senia
  • Dwight McFee as Bully