Top 10 Horror Movies about Werewolves

Top 10 Horror Movies about Werewolves

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While vampires are all suave and seductive, werewolves embody the more primal side of things. You’re not likely to see a werewolf making long speeches or flirting with members of the opposite sex. In fact, they’re just as likely to rip their heads off and give nothing more than a growl. For your enjoyment, check out this list of the 10 best werewolf movies of all time. You can also check out the big list of werewolf horror movies.

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Silver Bullet

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Silver Bullet – Based on a novella by Stephen King, Corey Haim plays a wheelchair-bound kid who becomes convinced that a local resident is actually a murderous werewolf. When the werewolf realizes this, he sets his sight on silencing the boy. Gary Busey to the rescue.

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Wolfen

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WolfenAlbert Finney stars as a cop investigating a series of brutal murders. While the killer isn’t technically a werewolf, he’s close enough to warrant inclusion on this list. Also starring Edward James Olmos and Gregory Hines.

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Dog Soldiers

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Dog Soldiers – British soldiers go on maneuvers in the forest and encounter a pack of hungry werewolves. How do machine guns match up against lycanthropes? Watch this one and find out.

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The Wolf Man

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The Wolf ManLon Chaney Jr. plays Larry Talbot, a likable man who falls victim to the curse of the werewolf. One of the classic monster movies from Universal Studios.

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The Howling

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The Howling – A female reporter tries to get away from it all at a special retreat. What she doesn’t realize is that the place is filled with werewolves. Excellent special effects by Rob Bottin, and it’s got Slim Pickens.

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An American Werewolf in London

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An American Werewolf in London – A werewolf attack leaves one American tourist dead and another wounded. Sure enough, the bitten young man becomes a werewolf himself and begins a murder spree in London. A groundbreaking transformation scene and a soundtrack filled with every cool song written about the moon.

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Underworld

Score: 67%

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UnderworldKate Beckinsale looks amazing in this story about the war between vampires and werewolves. The first of a trilogy, and more films follow.

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Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning

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Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning – Sisters Ginger and Brigitte Fitzgerald are back in this Ginger Snaps prequel. Taking place in Canada in the 19th century, the two girls seek shelter in a trading outpost. What they don’t realize is that werewolves are on the loose, but they’ll find out soon enough.

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Ginger Snaps

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Ginger Snaps – Lycanthropy is heavily tied to the female menstrual cycle in this inventive Canadian film. Kind of a chick flick, but it was popular enough to inspire two sequels.

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The Company of Wolves

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The Company of Wolves – A series of short tales featuring such acting greats as Stephen Rea and Angela Lansbury. If you’re looking for cool werewolf transformation scenes, you’ll want to check this one out.

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