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Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
"Howling II: Stirba - Werewolf Bitch" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  January 1986 (USA)
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A young man whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and Europe.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Stefan Crosscoe
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Jenny Templeton
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Ben White
Marsha A. Hunt ...
Mariana
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Stirba
Judd Omen ...
Vlad
Ferdy Mayne ...
Erle (as Ferdinand Mayne)
Patrick Field ...
Deacon
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Dom
Steven Bronowski ...
Moon Devil
James Crawford ...
American Priest (as James M. Crawford)
Jirí Krytinár ...
Vasile (as Jiri Krytinar)
Ladislav Krecmer ...
Father Florin
Jan Kraus ...
Tondo
Petr Skarke ...
Konstantin
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After countless millennia of watching, waiting and stalking, the unholy creatures known as werewolves are poised to inherit the earth. After newscaster Karen White's shocking on-screen transformation and violent death, her brother Ben is approached by Stefan Crosscoe, a mysterious man who claims that Karen has, in fact, become a werewolf. But this is the least of their worries... To save mankind, Stefan and Ben must travel to Transylvania to battle and destroy Stirba, the immortal queen of all werewolves, before she is restored to her full powers! Written by MGM/UA Home Video

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Twice the terror! Twice the torment! See more »

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Trivia

When Christopher Lee was cast in Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), one of the first things he did was apologize to director Joe Dante (who directed The Howling (1981)) for being in this film. See more »

Goofs

When Christopher Lee reads from the Book of Revelations his Bible is opened near the middle. But this book is the last book of the Bible. Visually, it probably wouldn't have looked as good if the book was opened to the end, plus balancing it in his hand with all the weight on one side would have been difficult. See more »

Quotes

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Stefan Crosscoe: For it is written: the inhabitants of the Earth have been made drunk with her blood. And I saw her sent upon a hairy beast and she held forth a golden chalice full of the filthiness of fornications. And upon her forehead was written: "Behold I am the great mother of harlots and all abominations of the Earth."
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Crazy Credits

The end credits run over what appear to be deleted scenes and alternate footage, along with the same scene of Sybil Danning ripping off her shirt, which is repeated no less than 18 times. See more »

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Followed by Howling: New Moon Rising (1995) See more »

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Howling
Written by Stephen W. Parsons (as Stephen Parsons)
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It's sooooo bad.
19 October 2004 | by (the Mad Hatter's tea party.) – See all my reviews

Ben a out-of-town cop is convinced his sister was brutally killed and wants to bring her killer to justice, but he's approached by Stefan who believes his sister was a victim of a werewolf cult. So Ben, his sister's best friend and Stefan travel to Transylvania to put a end to this evil.

This is incredibly awful B-grade stuff and I wondered how it even got released. It makes the original 'Howling' look like a masterpiece. What was Christopher Lee thinking, as this has to be his worst performance I've seen.

There was a lot wrong with this real cheap-ass film, ranging from the really hammy and wooden performances from Annie McEnroe, Reb Brown, Marsha A. Hunt and Sybil Danning (not to forgot Lee), cheesy fashion (those sunnies), cheap and lame special effects, bad use of lighting, the humour... if there was any, trashy 80s music (with some of the film just focusing on some unknown band playing), werewolf's having orgies which is a sight to see and a tiresome story with flat and annoying dialogue. I thought if it was that bad it would be awfully funny, but I was wrong.

The positives were the location and settings of the film looked great, but that's about it... actually I'll add Sybil Danning short stripping scene too.

During the end credits the band plays their crap-house song during a weird montage of scenes from the film, which I beckon the question why?

An awful piece of mess, however at least it isn't boring.

1/5


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