Top 10 Werewolf Movies Of All Time

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Werewolves Have Been A Part Of Fiction Since Medieval Times, And Werewolf Films Have Been Around Since 1913. As We Approach A Century Of Lycanthropes In Cinema, Let’s Take A Look At The Top 10 Best Werewolf Movies Ever Made. 

10. Bad Moon (1996)

Bad Moon (1996)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

One Man’s Struggle To Contain The Curse He Hides Within… And His Last-ditch Attempt To Free Himself With The Love Of Family. But When It Looks As If He Is Losing His Battle, And Endangering All He Holds Most Dear, The Family Dog, Thor, Is The Last Hope For His Family’s Survival… And The End To His Werewolf Curse. 

Director: Eric Red
Writers: Wayne Smith , Eric Red
Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Pare, Mason Gamble

9. Waxwork (1988)

Waxwork (1988)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

A Waxwork Museum Comes To Town, And A Mysterious Man Invites Some Teens To Come To A Special Showing At Midnight. Once Inside, While Viewing Different Exhibits, The Scenes Come Alive And The Viewer Is Sucked Into The Story Being Portrayed. 

Director: Anthony Hickox
Writer: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Zach Galligan, Deborah Foreman, Jennifer Bassey

8. Wolf (1994)

Wolf (1994)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

Worn Down And Out Of Luck, Aging Publisher Will Randall Is At The End Of His Rope When A Younger Co-worker Snatches His Job Out From Under His Nose. But After Being Bitten By A Wolf, Will Suddenly Finds Himself Energized, More Competitive Than Ever, And Possessed With Amazingly Heightened Senses. Meanwhile, The Beautiful Daughter Of His Shrewd Boss Begins To Fall For Him – Without Realizing That The Man She’s Begun To Love Is Gradually Turning Into The Creature By Which He Was Bitten. 

Director: Mike Nichols
Writers: Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader

7. Ginger Snaps (2000)

Ginger Snaps (2000)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

Is Becoming A Woman Analogous, In Some Deep Psychological Way, To Becoming A Werewolf? Ginger Is 16, Edgy, Tough, And, With Her Younger Sister, Into Staging And Photographing Scenes Of Death. They’ve Made A Pact About Dying Together. In Early October, On The Night She Has Her First Period, Which Is Also The Night Of A Full Moon, A Werewolf Bites Ginger. Within A Few Days, Some Serious Changes Happen To Her Body And Her Temperament. Her Sister Brigitte, 15, Tries To Find A Cure With The Help Of Sam, A Local Doper. As Brigitte Races Against The Clock, Halloween And Another Full Moon Approach, Ginger Gets Scarier, And It Isn’t Just Local Dogs That Begin To Die. 

Director: John Fawcett
Writers: Karen Walton , John Fawcett
Stars: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche

6. Cursed (2005)

Cursed (2005)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

Ellie Has Been Taking Care Of Her Younger Brother Jimmy Since Their Parents Death. One Night After Picking Him Up From A Party They Are Involved In A Car Accident On Mullholland Drive. While Trying To Rescue A Woman From The Other Car A Creature Attacks And Kills Her, Also Injuring Both Ellie And Jimmy. After Some Research Jimmy Realizes The Creature Could Only Have Been A Werewolf. 

Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Kevin Williamson
Stars: Christina Ricci, Jesse Eisenberg, Portia de Rossi

5. Silver Bullet (1985)

Silver Bullet (1985)(Source:Google)

Storyline: 

The Small Town Of Tarker’s Mills Was A Place That Was Very Peaceful, Where Nothing Extraordinary Ever Happened Until One Night When Murders Began. The Townspeople Believe It’s Some Maniacal Killer On The Loose Whom They Intend To Hunt Down. Marty, A Young Handicapped Boy, Believes The Killer Is No Man At All, But A Werewolf. After A Run-in With The Werewolf, Marty And His Sister Jane Hunt All Over Town For The Man Who Is The Werewolf. 

Director: Daniel Attias
Writers: Stephen King (novel), Stephen King
Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

4. The Wolfman (2010)

The Wolfman (2010)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

Lawrence Talbot’s Childhood Ended The Night His Mother Died. His Father Sent Him From The Sleepy Victorian Hamlet Of Blackmoor To An Insane Asylum, Then He Goes To America. When His Brother Ben’s Fiancée, Gwen Conliffe , Tracks Him Down To Help Find Her Missing Love, Talbot Returns To His Father’s Estate To Learn That His Brother’s Mauled Body Has Been Found. Reunited With His Estranged Father Sir John Talbot , Lawrence Sets Out To Find His Brother’s Killer, And Discovers A Horrifying Destiny For Himself. Someone Or Something With Brute Strength And Insatiable Blood Lust Has Been Killing The Villagers, And A Suspicious Scotland Yard Inspector Named Aberline  Comes To Investigate. 

Director: Joe Johnston
Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker, David Self
Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt

3. An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

The Daughter Of The Werewolf From Awil Is Alive And Living In Paris Where Her Mother And Stepfather Are Trying To Overcome Her Lycanthropic Disease. A Trio Of American Tourists On A Thrill Seeking Trip Around Europe Manage To Stop Her From Plunging To Her Death From The Top Of The Eiffel Tower And Are Embroiled In A Horrific But Often Hilarious Plot Involving A Secret Society Of Werewolves Based In The City And A Drug Which Allows Werewolves To Change At Any Time… This Time There’s No Need For A Full Moon… 

Director: Anthony Waller
Writers: John Landis , Tim Burns
Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf

2. The Howling (1981)

The Howling (1981)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

In A Red Light District, Newswoman Karen White Is Bugged By The Police, Investigating Serial Killer Eddie Quist, Who Has Been Molesting Her Through Phone Calls. After Police Officers Find Them In A Peep-show Cabin And Shoot Eddie, Karen Becomes Emotionally Disturbed And Loses Her Memory. Hoping To Conquer Her Inner Demons, She Heads For The Colony, A Secluded Retreat Where The Creepy Residents Are Rather Too Eager To Make Her Feel At Home. There Also Seems To Be A Bizarre Connection Between Eddie Quist And This Supposedly Safe Haven. And When, After Nights Of Being Tormented By Unearthly Cries, Karen Ventures Into The Forest And Makes A Terrifying Discovery. 

Director: Joe Dante
Writers: Gary Brandner , John Sayles
Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

1 . Dog Soldiers (2002)

Dog Soldiers (2002)(Source:Google)

Storyline:

A British Squad Is Sent On A Training Mission In The Highlands Of Scotland Against Special Operations Squad. Ignoring The Childish “Campfire” Stories Heard About The Area, They Continue With Their Mission And Come Across The Bloody Remains Of The Special Ops Squad, And A Fierce Howling Is Pitching The Night Sky… With Two Mortally Wounded Men, They Make An Escape, Running Into A Zoologist By The Name Of Megan – Who Knows Exactly What Hunts Them. What Began As What They Thought Was A Training Mission Turns Into A Battle For Their Lives Against The Most Unlikely Enemies They Would Have Expected – Werewolves. 

Director: Neil Marshall
Writer: Neil Marshall
Stars: Sean Pertwee, Kevin McKidd, Emma Cleasby

No matter how derided these films are, their popularity is unquestionable.

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