Top 10 Werewolf Movies You Should Watch

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10. Bad Moon (1996) – 5.6 on IMDB


While on assignment in a remote jungle, an American photojournalist is attacked by a fearsome werewolf. Ted survives the encounter with only a nasty bite, but becomes a werewolf himself. Appalled by his bloodthirst, Ted goes to stay with his family in the hope that they can stop him.

9. Wolfen (1981) – 6.3 on IMDB


In this film, a wealthy land developer and his wife are viciously murdered in the South Bronx, and detective Dewey Wilson is assigned to the case. After more people turn up dead, Wilson encounters some Native Americans who reveal the nature of the creatures that are inhabiting the inner-city slums.

8. Wolf (1994) – 6.3 on IMDB


Werewolves ’90s style, are the focus of this sophisticated, often funny, hair-raising horror flick. Jack Nicholson plays the werewolf. Will Randall, the chief editor of a publishing house, hasn’t been feeling well since he accidently ran over a wolf while driving on a lonely Vermont road. When the good samaritan stopped to examine the wolf, it reawakened, savagely bit him and ran off into the forest. Will is stressed out as his company is being overtaken by the business magnate Raymond Alden. That the wolf bite on his hand is growing hair also causes concern. Soon he notices that his senses have become sharper, and that he feels younger, more vigorous. Using a keen sense of smell, he discovers his wife is having an affair. Will begins an affair of his own with Laura. As the relationship grows stronger so does the wolf inside of him. Will finds himself killing and eating deer. He then begins savagely slaughtering and eating other large animals.

7. Ginger Snaps (2000) – 6.8 on IMDB


In this modern werewolf tale, sisters Ginger and Brigitte are ostracized by their town because of their morbid inclinations. Soon after being attacked by a wolf, Ginger begins to exhibit strange nocturnal behavior. Now Brigitte must decide whether to save herself or join Ginger in otherworldly doings.

6. The Wolf Man (1941) – 7.4 on IMDB


Upon the death of his brother, Larry Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with village girl Jenny Williams, who is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Larry kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela’s mother tells him that this will cause him to become a werewolf at each full moon. Larry confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Transformed by the full moon, Larry heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John and Gwen Conliffe.

5. Underworld (Series)


Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.

4. Silver Bullet (1985) – 6.3 on IMDB


In this undistinguished Stephen King horror adaptation, the good residents of Tarker’s Mill are dense enough to ignore or explain away a series of violent deaths until a little boy is torn to pieces while flying his kite after dark. At that point, the men gang up and go into the fog-shrouded woods to hunt down whatever slasher is out there. The most they achieve is the sighting of one hairy arm and a few more sacrificial victims. But life goes on, and when the summer fireworks show is cancelled because people have deduced it might be fatal to stay out after dark, the Coslaw family’s invalid, wheelchair-bound son Marty goes coasting off to the bridge to shoot his own fireworks. Needless to say, the hairy killer beast that is certain to be lurking there gets shot in the eyeball by one of Marty’s rockets and is now an unhappy hairy killer beast. Even when a respected town biggie starts wearing an eyepatch, no one really takes notice. They must not watch many horror films.

3. The Howling (1981) – 6.6 on  IMDB


After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

2. Dog Soldiers – 6.9 on IMDB


British director Neil Marshall’s directorial debut Dog Soldiers resurrects and embraces the low-budget horror-comedy. Sergeant Harry Wells (Sean Pertwee) leads a team of British soldiers on a routine expedition to the Scottish Highlands. The six men would rather be at home watching the game, but they are even more dismayed when a carcass lands on their campfire. The next morning, they happen upon a severely injured Captain Richard Ryan (Liam Cunningham) and the bloody remains of his squadron.Soon they are attacked by giant werewolf beasts and chased through the woods, only to be saved by zoologist Megan (Emma Cleasby), who explains some of the truth about the creatures. They all take refuge in an old farmhouse while the threat of the monsters looms increasingly heavy.

1. An American Werewolf in London (1981) – 7.6 0n IMDB

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Two American college students are on a walking tour of Britain and are attacked by a werewolf. One is killed, the other is mauled. The werewolf is killed but reverts to its human form, and the local townspeople are unwilling to acknowledge its existence. The surviving student begins to have nightmares of hunting on four feet at first but then finds that his friend and other recent victims appear to him, demanding that he commit suicide to release them from their curse, being trapped between worlds because of their unnatural deaths.

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