Cry Wilderness is a 1987 family movie that was directed and co-produced by Jay Schlossberg-Cohen.
A boy flees his oppressive boarding school in order to save his father, a forest ranger, who is in danger. He is helped by a Bigfoot-like creature, whom he had befriended the previous summer.
- Eric Foster - Paul Cooper
- Maurice Grandmaison - Will Cooper
- John Tallman - Jim
- Griffin Casey - Morgan Hicks
- Faith Clift - Dr. Helen Foster
- Navarre Perry - Mr. Douglas
- Many of the locations used in this film are in California, including the Old Los Angeles Zoo which served as Bigfoot's cave.
- Writer Philip Yorman had won an Academy Award for Best Story for the 1954 western Broken Lance.