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Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)

Video  -  Horror  -  November 1988 (USA)
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An author who was sent to the small town Drago, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mysterious mystery about demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses ... See full summary »

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Romy Windsor ...
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Richard Adams
Antony Hamilton ...
Tom
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Janice
Lamya Derval ...
Eleanor
Norman Anstey ...
Sheriff
Kate Edwards ...
Mrs. Ormstead
Dennis Folbigge ...
Dr. Coombes
Anthony James ...
Father Camefron
Dale Cutts ...
Dr. Heinemann
Clive Turner ...
Megan Kruskal ...
Sister Ruth
Dennis Smith ...
Mr. Ormstead
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John (as Gregg Latter)
Maxine John ...
Paula
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An author who was sent to the small town Drago, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mysterious mystery about demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses them as her own imagination, but when they turn out to be real, she starts to get suspicious of the odd town and of its past. Written by Matt Dotzenroth <smdotzen@compmore.net>

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A terrifying journey into the gaping jaws of death...

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The Howling (1981) and Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988) are both based on the same novel by Gary Brandner. Interestingly, 'Howling IV: The Original Nightmare' actually represents the more faithful adaptation of the book than The Howling (1981). See more »

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The exterior of the house shows it is a single story house, but the interior is too big to fit in the exterior shown. See more »

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Referenced in Unleashing the Beast: Making 'The Howling' (2003) See more »

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WINTER RAIN
Music and Lyrics by Lauren Danielle
Vocals by Lauren Danielle
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Why did they make this movie? Watch the first one instead.
15 March 1999 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

First of all, this movie wasn't horrible. Bad, but not horrible. There really was no point to make this one because it is basically a poor remake of the first Howling, with much less enthusiasm. However, this one is much better than part 3 only because it tries to be serious. Once again, we don't really see the werewolves until the end, and it isn't too impressive. If you happen to catch this one on TV, go ahead and watch it if you are bored. It may not have a very large budget, but it is a werewolf movie and that's probably the only reason ANYBODY would watch it (like me.....)


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