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La lupa mannara (1976)

R | | Horror | June 1977 (USA)
A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but ... See full summary »

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(as R.D. Silver)

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(as Rino DeSilvestro), (English dialogue) (as Tony La Penna) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Annik Borel ...
Daniela Neseri
Howard Ross ...
Luca Mondini
...
Elena Neseri
Tino Carraro ...
Count Neseri
Elio Zamuto ...
Psychiatrist
Osvaldo Ruggieri
Andrea Scotti ...
Arrighi
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Inspector Modica
Felicita Fanny ...
Doctor in car
Isabella Rosa
Giuliana Giuliani
Anna Mallarini
Maria Renata Franco ...
(as Renata Franco)
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Rapist
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Alvaro - Rapist
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A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but then she is raped and her lover is murdered so she goes out for revenge. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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A true story so brutal and horrifying it was kept from the public for over a century! See more »

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Horror

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The Legend of the Wolf Woman  »

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Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996. Tarantino had actually never seen the picture before he screened it. He loved it so much that all subsequent Quentin Tarantino Film Fests had a surprise movie added to the end of each all-nighter known as the "Wolf Woman" selection, defined as an outrageous exploitation film sure to wake the audience up. "Wolf Women" selections over the years have included The Blood Spattered Bride (1972) and Goliathon (1977). See more »

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Featured in Eurotika!: Is There a Doctor in the House? (1999) See more »

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"Intelligent" bad movie?
14 February 2007 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

I started watching this movie expecting some barely tolerable Hammer horror film wannabe... and I wasn't far off. There's a fair amount of glimpsed gore, and they threw in lots of nudity, but the latter half of the movie presents a few ironic twists. Holy cow, they actually put a little thought into the story, and didn't completely fall into the predictable stuff one expected at the outset. And dare I say it, some of the "gratuitous" nudity wasn't so gratuitous after all, because it fit in with the story and setting.

Don't get me wrong, it's still overall a bad movie, but as bad movies go, it's a shade more intelligent than the REALLY horrible tripe like Mesa of Lost Women and Robot Monster.


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