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The Werewolf of Washington (1973)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  October 1973 (USA)
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A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack Whittier
Katalin Kallay ...
Giselle
Henry Ferrentino ...
Beal
Despo Diamantidou ...
Gypsy Woman (as Despo)
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Inspector
Nancy Andrews ...
Mrs. Margie Captree
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Attorney General
Biff McGuire ...
President
Jack Waltzer ...
Appointments Secretary
Ben Yaffee ...
Mr. Captree
Jane House ...
Marion
Beeson Carroll ...
Commander Salmon
Jacqueline Brookes ...
Angela - Publisher
Barbara Spiegel ...
Hippie
Thurman Scott ...
Hippie (as Thurmon Scott)
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A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C. . . . Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Hosted by Elvira Mistress of the Dark on her show "Movie Macabre" on November 21st 1981. See more »

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At about the 47 minute mark, the werewolf bursts out of the darkness at center screen to attack the Hippy Chick in the phone booth. Unfortunately, the actor, as he mounts the stairs from the left seconds before to get into position, breaks out of the light shadow enough to distract from the 'boo' effect. See more »

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Giselle: The sign of the pentagram...
Jack Whittier: Oh, the Pentagon is behind all this?
Giselle: Pent-a-gram.
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User Reviews

 
bowling with a werewolf is a howl man!!!!
29 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had a lot of fun watching this completely offbeat film. This is obviously a spoof of horror flicks and a good natured, tongue in cheek comment on American politics during the Nixon era. The editing is horrible, the lighting even worse, and there is no escaping this movie is early seventies to the max. In the end though, all of this only seems to add to this little movies charms which are considerable.

I think the writing is excellent, the idea of a werewolf among the Washington elite is pretty darn original. At times it seems almost like a skit from an early classic Saturday night live show. Very much so actually. There are some very funny moments like the bowling scene which made me laugh out loud. My eleven year old daughter laughed also which is good. The scene with the girl in the phone booth is also hilarious, and the bit with the Chinese diplomat on the plane cracked me up again.

Dean Stockwell is terrific in this movie, he delivers a very edgy performance that amazingly has you laughing at one scene and feeling very sorry for him at other times. His increasing anxiety and frustration over becoming a werewolf actually made me squirm a bit and almost made me stop watching the movie!!!! But then came the bowling scene and you realize its all for laughs. He gets great support from others in the cast especially the actors playing the president and the attorney general(Biff Mcquire and Clifton James), they are both a ton of fun.

I think i have a cool bit of trivia for you. Dean's dad Harry Stockwell makes a cameo appearance in the scene where the president briefs the joint chiefs of staff. Another hilarious scene. In the Harry Stockwell section of IMDb that isn't mentioned, i think it should be. Overall, the Werewolf of Washington is a c movie that delivers and a verl cool comment on a memorable time in American history. I liked it a lot!!!!


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