Best Werewolf Movie

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Best Werewolf Movie

  1. WereWolf of London (1935)

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  2. The Wolf Man (1941)

    7 vote(s)
    8.8%
  3. Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  4. The Howling (1981)

    14 vote(s)
    17.5%
  5. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

    29 vote(s)
    36.3%
  6. The Company of Wolves (1984)

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  7. Silver Bullet (1985)

    7 vote(s)
    8.8%
  8. Wolf (1994)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Ginger Snaps (2000)

    13 vote(s)
    16.3%
  10. Dog Soldiers (2002)

    3 vote(s)
    3.8%
  11. Other (Specify)

    4 vote(s)
    5.0%
  1. H0MOSareGAY

    H0MOSareGAY Guest

    What happened to american wherewolf in paris? that had all that great CGI :rolleyes:

    Seriously though, American Werewolf in London wasa good time.
     
  2. Dave

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    Howling, AWIL, Howling: New Moon Rising, Dog Soldiers.
     
  3. R. I. P.

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    My dear, your taste is impeccable..........again!!! ;) I agree that "Company Of Wolves" is a stunningly gorgeous and sexy film. I enjoy it immensely. However, my vote still goes to AWIL because of the ground-breaking transformation scenes, the witty and clever dialogue, the wonderful atmospheres both on the Moors and in London, and the fantastic soundtrack. "Blue Moon" was MADE for this movie! ;)

    Best wishes, always, love! ;)

    R. I. P. :glasses:
     
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  4. maybrick

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    I haven't voted yet, I pretty much like them all. I'll have to think about it for a bit. I wouldn't pick "WOLF" but I think it's unfairly dissed in general. The makeup isn't as outlandish as anything from AWIL or Howling or Dog Soldiers because it was more an homage to the classic Universal wolfman. Plus, you have to give the movie props for being the first "Werewolf Vs. Werewolf" movie. (as far as I know, natch)
     
  5. Jeffrey Dahmer

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    As much as I enjoy the Howling and AWIL movies. Ginger Snap really caught my attention. Contrary to most genres, the early days haven't been really good for the werewolf genre. I don't like The Wolf Man at all... and the Hammer movies based on it aren't very good either.
     
  6. geekcccp

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    The Wolf Man (i'm in a huge Universal phase right now)
     
  7. Loomis

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    The Howling. It really did something to me the first time I saw it. I don't know why, but the first part just chilled me.
    And the last half is hilarious...
    Mind you, that was many years ago. I may think differently now...
     
  8. etale

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    I understand that the make-up for WOLF was done the way it was because Jack Nicholson wanted to be recognised in the make-up.
     
  9. etale

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    I have to go with THE HOWLING because it was quite different when it first came out. My second choice would be THE WOLFMAN and AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF follow.
    Haven't seen GINGER SNAPS or DOG SOLDIERS yet.
     
  10. Tuzotonic

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    I have to go with the Howling even though it did inspire some of the worst sequels ever made this side of Silent Night Deadly Night
     
  11. Il Corvo

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    The Howling. Great effects and great all around flick.
     
  12. rhett

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    I voted for GINGER SNAPS, which just edged out AMERICAN WEREWOLF. I thought the parallels it drew between puberty and werewolf lore were clever, since that is basically what all these werewolf movies are about beneath the surface anyway. SNAPS makes them obvious though, and has a lot of fun with them. Applying it to female development was also unique for the genre. The awful ending (or lack thereof) in AWIL also made the choice that much easier for me. Good poll!
     
  13. old-boo-radley

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    Silver Bullet. Nothing tops a drunken Gary Busey.
     
  14. rhett

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    :lol: You are almost right about that!

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  15. BloodMan

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    I went for Ginger Snaps. It made me laugh and the story clipped along nicely. Its good ol Canuck product too. :)
    Though really, there hasn't been a really kickass werewolf flick... I mean lots and lots of em running around. Dog Soldiers almost had it, but not really. I wonder how Craven's Werewolf flick is doing... last I heard not that good.
     
  16. fceurich39

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    howling is cool gotta love that one
     
  17. 6thdoctor

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    The Howling VERY closely followed by Ginger Snaps...the worse two...Wolf and American Werewolf In Paris...
     
  18. DVD-fanatic-9

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    In terms of atmosphere, music, make-up effects- there are films superior to Ginger Snaps. But I count Ginger Snaps as being a better film overall because the writing is smarter, the acting is better, the concept is stronger, and it makes more of an emotional impact than The Howling or An American Werewolf in London. Both of those films were great, but neither was quite as well-made or as important a movie as Ginger Snaps is. They're all great films, but GS really makes a statement and has the edge on character development and story.
     
  19. boycrieswolf

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    ...could it also have anything to do with the fact that Howling and AWIL are almost 30 years older than Ginger Snaps...I'm with you as far as more modern werewolf movies go, Ginger Snaps gets my vote hands down...but I don't think it's better than American Werewolf in London. Sorry, but that film is in a league of it's own to me. Just my 2 cents of course...:)
     
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    American Werewolf in London - not sure how you could choose anything else.
     

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