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The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)

Howling III (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | 13 November 1987 (USA)
A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination?

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Prof. Harry Beckmeyer
William Yang ...
Siberian Peasant
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Jerboa
Deby Wightman ...
Wolf Woman
Lee Biolos ...
Donny Martin (as Leigh Biolos)
Christopher Pate ...
Agent #1
Max Fairchild ...
Thylo
Jerome Patillo ...
Agent #2
Dagmar Bláhová ...
Olga Gorki (as Dasha Blahova)
Ralph Cotterill ...
Prof. Sharp
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President
Carole Skinner ...
Yara
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Jack Citron
Jenny Vuletic ...
Goolah
Glenda Linscott ...
Bahloo
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A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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The only Howling sequel with no character seen in any other Howling entry (Stirba, Werewolf Bitch served as a direct sequel to the first film, with Karen White reviving in her tomb; while 5,6,7 all have Elisabeth She as Mary Lou and other common characters). An oblique reference to the previous two entries occurs when Barry Otto's character asks the Russian woman if other groups of werewolves live elsewhere; she says "Africa....China....maybe California". This may reference the varied groups of werewolves who attended to Stirba in Howling II, and Howling I and II took place in California. See more »

Goofs

When the two doctors are asking Thylo about the Thylocene, the picture in the lower corner of the display is hunters holding a dead Tylocene in the close shots, but a yawning Tasmanian Devil in long shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agent #1: Hey, have a look at this. Another K.G.B. intercept meaning "wolfman."
Agent #2: It has to be a code for *something.*
Agent #1: Doubt it is. Unless they know we're intercepting. "Werewolf was sighted near village of Leovich. Three villagers killed. Special army team are tracking monster." Well. Do we tell the powers that be?
Agent #2: Werewolves loose in the Soviet Union. I'm not telling them! Call Beckmeyer in Los Angeles and get his opinion. He's damn good on unexplained phenomenon. He knows how to deal with ...
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Instead of 'The End' film closes with 'Adios Amigos' See more »

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Follows Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985) See more »

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No River Too Wide
By Caine and Abel
Courtesy of Affair Records
Published by Filmtrax, PLC.
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You'd need a lot of beer to wash this one down.
14 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The box says 'just when you thought it was safe to go down under.' That's got to be a reference to the pouch, right? That's no accident. No one slips on bananas.

This movie was difficult to watch. Confusing and directionless plot, strange characters that appear without warning or purpose no logical connection between scenes...its a mess.

I find it difficult to believe that this film ever saw the big screen. The effects were laughably bad. As far as acting...I caught a little schadenfreude off the quiet desperation of some bit players, particularly the announcer from the final scene. I guess Hollywood has its share of heartbreak.

This film was a disaster, just a disaster. That sad magic mix of bad and boring. I sat down tonight with a whole pile of Howling sequels. This was my first and it fills me with trepidation.


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