MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,733 this week

Moon of the Wolf (1972)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Horror  |  26 September 1972 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 888 users  
Reviews: 44 user | 21 critic

After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at Internet Archive

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 01 Apr 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 16 Mar 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 09 Oct 2012
 
a list of 656 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 
a list of 30 titles
created 12 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Moon of the Wolf" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Moon of the Wolf (TV Movie 1972)

Moon of the Wolf (TV Movie 1972) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Moon of the Wolf.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A micro-budget movie crew treks into the wilderness to shoot horror scenes for their unsellable indie-drama. They soon find themselves in the midst of their own real horror movie, as they are hunted by a large group of creatures.

Director: J. Horton
Stars: Glenn Plummer, Lee Perkins, Linda Bella
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Four adventurers descend to the depths of the ocean when the cable on their underwater diving bell snaps. The rest of their expedition, believing them to be lost, abandons hope of finding ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Warren
Stars: John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Phyllis Coates
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

At a girl's school, several students are murdered by a snarling, wolf-man-like creature. Suspicion falls upon a newly arrived teacher.

Director: Paolo Heusch
Stars: Barbara Lass, Carl Schell, Curt Lowens
Pelt (2010)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Sudden, gory, death, hides behind every bush. When beautiful Jennifer and her friends embark on a backpacking excursion deep into the woods, they come chest to chest with an evil as old as ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Swindell
Stars: Justin Welborn, Ashley Watkins, Travis Goodman
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A fur trader guides a writer and her animals to safety in the Yukon territory when wolves are about to attack.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, John T. Coyle
Stars: Richard Arlen, Beverly Roberts, Lyle Talbot
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.

Director: Joy N. Houck Jr.
Stars: James Best, Barbara Burgess, Gil Peterson
Action | Adventure | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A woman's husband has disappeared on an expedition into the jungle. She hires a guide to take her into the jungle to find him. However, they discover that he has been captured by a savage female tribe.

Director: Edward Finney
Stars: Robert Lowery, Patricia Morison, J. Edward Bromberg
Dogman (2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Hanklin Purvis enjoys the outdoors, and he loves to hunt. He and his wife, Dorothy, live on a farm in the rural mid-west. For some reason, during the season before autumn, things start ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brauer
Stars: Larry Joe Campbell, Mariann Mayberry, Kimberly Guerrero
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

American botanical expedition in the Himalayas stumbles across a Yeti den, capture one and transport it back to Los Angeles, where it escapes while customs officials are debating whether it is animal or human.

Director: W. Lee Wilder
Stars: Paul Langton, Leslie Denison, Teru Shimada
The Eves (2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A group of students are en route to the beach for spring break when their car overheats near a crumbling hunting lodge, leaving them alone and defenseless while an unseen force attacks them from all sides.

Director: Tyler Glodt
Stars: Alexa Albrecht, Matthew Albrecht, Phillip Albrecht
Rattlers (1976)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A herpetologist investigating a series of fatal rattlesnake attacks discovers that the creatures have been infected by a mysterious nerve gas disposed of in the desert by the military.

Director: John McCauley
Stars: Sam Chew Jr., Elisabeth Chauvet, Dan Priest
The Feeding (Video 2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

High in the Appalachian Mountains and under a full moon, a timeless evil rises. An awakened predator whose savagery and ferocity are matched only by its insatiable appetite. Consumed by its... See full summary »

Director: Paul Moore
Stars: Kara Maria Amedon, Sam Blankenship, Barry Ellenberger
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sheriff Aaron Whitaker
...
Louise Rodanthe
...
Andrew Rodanthe
John Beradino ...
Dr. Druten
...
Lawrence
...
Tom Sr.
John Davis Chandler ...
Tom Jr. (as John Chandler)
Claudia McNeil ...
Sara
Paul R. DeVille ...
Hugh
...
Sam
Robert Phillips ...
Deputy
Serena Sande ...
Nurse
George Sawaya ...
Attendant
Dick Crockett ...
Attendant
Sonny Klein ...
Harry
Edit

Storyline

After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Deadly secrets emerge from the shadows when the full moon rises!

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Stunde des Wolfes  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

This movie was made in 1972, but the opening credits show the date as MCMLXII (1962) See more »

Quotes

[news of a brutal murder spreads rapidly, and causes a large number of men to gather at the scene]
Sheriff Aaron Whitaker: Who else knows about it?
Tom Gurmandy Jr.: Only Preacher Biggers. I called him after I called you.
Sheriff Aaron Whitaker: What for?
Tom Gurmandy Jr.: Well, I figured somebody oughta tell her brother what happened to her. Preacher Biggers' the only one in Frenchtown that's got a telephone.
Sheriff Aaron Whitaker: Well, we're lucky you ain't got a pocketful of dimes, aren't we?
See more »

Connections

Featured in Movie Nights: Moon of the Wolf (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Welcome To The Swamp-May I Have A Bite
5 December 2007 | by (Guam) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie again to see what I could remember from about 25 years ago. I remember seeing this when it first hit TV and I enjoyed it then and I enjoyed it all over again. Being from the South I didn't find it too slow, nor a weak story. However, I must admit that I like David Jansen who plays Sheriff Aaron Whitaker and Barbara Rush was always one of my favorite actresses. Ms Rush plays the high society lady that has been off to New York and has just returned to Marsh Island. Her brother Bradford Dillman plays Andrew Rodanthe, one of the remaining members of the towns oldest family. Other folks that you will remember if you are over 40 or so are Geoffrey Lewis, Royal Dano, and John Davis Chandler. All in all a decent werewolf movie for it's time. For me it was a very pleasant break from all the teenage slasher movies that have become all the rage. If you want a break from all the blood and gore and want to see a movie that you can watch with your children, but still want a little horror, then this is it. Very little blood, no nudity, and little if any language, so it is very tame by todays standards.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Similar to In The Heat Of The Night? blakjakcc
Discuss Moon of the Wolf (1972) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?