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Silver Bullet (1985)

R | | Horror | 11 October 1985 (USA)
A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives Marty Coslaw, - a paralytic boy - his uncle and his sister - the narrator of the story.

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Robin Groves ...
Nan Coslaw
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Bob Coslaw
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Brady Kincaid
Kent Broadhurst ...
Herb Kincaid
Heather Simmons ...
Tammy Sturmfuller
James A. Baffico ...
Milt Sturmfuller
Rebecca Fleming ...
Mrs. Sturmfuller
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Owen Knopfler
William Newman ...
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The small town of Tarker's Mills was a place that was very peaceful, where nothing extraordinary ever happened until one night when murders began. The townspeople believe it's some maniacal killer on the loose whom they intend to hunt down. Marty, a young handicapped boy, believes the killer is no man at all, but a werewolf. After a run-in with the werewolf, Marty and his sister Jane hunt all over town for the man who is the werewolf. Written by <webmistress@shiversofhorror.com>

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When darkness falls, terror rises. See more »

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Cycle of the Werewolf  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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The Coslaw residence was an actual home used in Wilmington, North Carolina. Though the interiors were a set on a sound stage, the actual home itself was relocated in the 1990s to another area in town due to a massive shopping center that was built in it's place. See more »

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When Uncle Red is revealing the race car wheelchair to Marty, Marty's hair changes shape back and forth between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Older Jane: [Older Jane narrating] The last full moon of that Spring came a little more than a month before school let out for Summer vacation. Our town's long nightmare began that night.
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Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Silver Bullet (2012) See more »

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Mansion of Misery
Written by Michael Terry and Paul Hotchkiss
Performed by Michael Terry
Published by Touch Music, Inc.
Recorded at the Carriage House
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One of The Best Werewolf Films!!!!!!
20 January 2004 | by (united states) – See all my reviews

The master of horror Stephen King,brings to life one of the best werewolf film ever made.A boy bound to a wheelchair,knows who's killing everybody in town,knows who is stalking him at night.And the answer is a werewolf.Now he and Uncle and sister must stop the creature before it's to late.

Starring:Gary Busey,Corey Haim,and Everett McGill all deliver solid performances in one of one of my favorite and best werewolf films ever made.My others are,and not in any order,are Ginger Snaps,Wolf,An American Werewolf in London and it's funny as hell sequel An American Werewolf in Paris,Underworld,and The Howling.The ones I can't wait for is Ginger Snaps II:Unleashed,Ginger Snaps Back,and Curse.

If you'll looking for a great werewolf movie with gore,horror,comedy,than this is the movie for you.


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