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Howling III (1987)

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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Deby Wightman ...
Wolf Woman
Lee Biolos ...
Donny Martin (as Leigh Biolos)
Christopher Pate ...
Max Fairchild ...
Thylo
Jerome Patillo ...
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Olga Gorki (as Dasha Blahova)
Ralph Cotterill ...
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Carole Skinner ...
Yara
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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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Howling III: The Marsupials  »

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Trivia

The picture was released during an early-mid 1980s cycle of werewolf movies. These included Wolfen (1981), The Howling (1981), Teen Wolf (1985), Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985), Full Moon High (1981), Teen Wolf Too (1987), The Company of Wolves (1984), Howling III (1987), and An American Werewolf in London (1981). See more »

Goofs

When the man is thrown from the hospital building, the following scene shows his body coming from the roof, but the room is not on the roof. 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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Crazy Credits

Instead of 'The End' film closes with 'Adios Amigos' See more »

Connections

Referenced in Howlings Eternal with Steven A. Lane (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Holy World
Performed by I'm Talking
Written by I'm Talking
Used courtesy of Regular Records, London Records, and Regular Music
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You'd need a lot of beer to wash this one down.
14 November 2009 | by 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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