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5 of the Best Werewolf Horror Movies You Must Watch! (PART 2)

5 of the Best Werewolf Movies You Must Watch! (PART 2)

Continuing on from “5 of the best werewolf movies you must watch”, we now bring you part 2, which includes another 5 for you to check out. We could go on and on about all the great werewolf movies, but we can’t possibly include every single one. If you agree with our choices or not, leave your opinions down in the comments.

Silver Bullet (1985)

Synopsis: “When a series of unexplained murders occurs in the normally quiet town of Tarker’s Mill, the residents decide to hunt down the killer. However, many of these vigilantes end up dead, and those who don’t are no closer to finding an assailant. But, when a young wheelchair-using boy named Marty (Corey Haim) encounters a werewolf one night, the pieces begin to come together. Along with his sister and Uncle Red (Gary Busey), Marty begins a mission to capture the werewolf once and for all.”

Based on a novel written by the great Stephen King, Silver Bullet will forever go down as one of the greatest 80’s werewolf movies, and a very entertaining one. Silver Bullet has so much to give, and so many memorable scenes, including Marty’s super-fast wheelchair named “Silver Bullet”. Gary Busey plays his alcoholic Uncle Red, who doesn’t believe Marty’s story about the werewolf, his character is so humorous. The effects in Silver Bullet are pretty darn good, and the werewolf looks menacing enough to send a few chills down your spine. On the blood and gore side of things there isn’t a whole lot to see, but there’s some shocking horror moments that will satisfy most fans.

Silver Bullet

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Synopsis: “The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger’s first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger’s wounds miraculously heal but something is not quite right. Now Brigitte must save her sister and save herself.”

For a more modern take on the werewolf genre, Ginger Snaps turned out to be better than anyone could of expected. The movie opens up with some graphic and creative imagery, and from that moment you know you’re in for something very special. Sisters Ginger and Brigitte work really well together on screen, both characters have that unusual look to them, which makes the movie that little bit more interesting. Ginger Snaps has definitely earned so much respect within the genre, loyal horror fans really seem to love this one. If you’re looking for blood and gore scenes, you’ll probably be happy with what the movie has to offer, and there’s plenty for everyone.

Ginger Snaps

Bad Moon (1996)

Synopsis: “Ted (Michael Paré) is working in Nepal when he and his girlfriend are attacked by a mysterious creature. Ted, though brutally maimed, survives, but his girlfriend is not so lucky. To help his recovery, Ted moves close to his sister, Janet (Mariel Hemingway), and her son, Brett (Mason Gamble), but soon realizes he was attacked by a werewolf. Ted is helpless to stop his transformation and only Brett’s German shepherd, Thor, is able to see that Ted is a danger to everyone around him.”

Bad Moon has earned its respect in the horror genre among horror fans, and it should always be considered as one of the very best werewolf movies of all time. Bad Moon has so much going for it, including some awesome special make up effects, and one of the best looking creatures since the likes of The Howling, An American Werewolf in London, and others. Surprisingly, there is quite a bit of blood and guts in this one, especially the savage attack in the tent, and this is where we first get to see how much of a vicious beast our werewolf really is. We highly recommend Bad Moon to every single werewolf fan, now go watch it for yourself and enjoy another classic.

5 of the Best Werewolf Horror Movies You Must Watch! (PART 2)

The Beast Within (1982)

Synopsis: “Driving near a small Mississippi town in 1964, newlyweds Eli (Ronny Cox) and Caroline (Bibi Besch) experience car trouble. When Eli goes off to look for help, Caroline gets raped and is made pregnant by a horrible creature. Years later the child, now teenager Michael (Paul Clemens), finds himself undergoing an inexplicable physical change that compels him to return to that area in Mississippi. Soon dead bodies start piling up while his desperate parents struggle to understand what’s happening.”

One of the best monster horror movies from the early 80’s, The Beast Within is without any doubt a true classic in the genre. The special effects make up for its time were outstanding. This is one of those movies that will turn your stomach, just looking at some of the grisly blood and gore scenes will put you right off your food, and that’s for sure, so please don’t eat anything while watching it. The Beast Within should be one of your top choices to watch on a Friday night, preferably on your own.

The Beast Within

Werewolf TV (1987)

Synopsis: “Eric Cord is a college student whose average life comes to an end on the night that his roommate Ted hands him a gun loaded with silver bullets. Ted is a werewolf who has been killing people, and tells Eric to kill him, seeing this as his only way out. A red pentagram on Ted’s right palm is the sign that the change is coming. Confronted with Eric’s disbelief, Ted decides to prove his situation, and asks Eric to tie him up in a chair and wait until midnight, at which time he’d either see for himself or call in professional help. When midnight comes, Ted transforms into a werewolf, forcing his friend to shoot and kill him-but not before he manages to bite Eric. Before long, Eric discovers a pentagram on his own palm, and soon after undergoes his own transformation into a seven-foot-tall werewolf. Now on the run for his friend’s murder, Eric Cord spends the remainder of the series on a quest to find and kill the originator of his bloodline, the mysterious Janos Skorzeny, which will break the curse.”

Do you remember when TV shows like The Incredible Hulk and Knight Rider were really popular in the 80’s? Well, there was also a little TV show called Werewolf, which became a big hit with horror fans around the world. Werewolf TV was one amazing show, which featured some of the most brilliant looking werewolves and special effects. You might not be able to remember this, but Werewolf was actually released on VHS in the UK as a full movie, and was also shown on Sky One in the UK from 1989 to 1990. Werewolf is up there with the likes of An American Werewolf in London, The Howling, Bad Moon, and many others.

Werewolf TV

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