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Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)

A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Hughes ...
Ian
Michele Matheson ...
Elizabeth
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Winston (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
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Bellamey
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Miss Eddington
Jered Barclay ...
Dewey
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R.B Harker (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
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Sheriff Fuller (as Carlos Cervantes)
Christopher Morley ...
Carl / Carlotta
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Toones
Randy Pelish ...
Pruitt
Ben Kronen ...
Hank
John A. Neris ...
Earl Bartlett
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Carny Worker
Jeremy West ...
Lester
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A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

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Comedy | Drama | Horror

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Rated R for some scenes of graphic horror violence | See all certifications »

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13 June 1991 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Harker was named after Jonathan Harker, from "Dracula". See more »

Goofs

As Ian walks off at the end of the film the shadow of the camera and crew is visible on the ground briefly. See more »

Quotes

R.B Harker: Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet the devil!
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Connections

Followed by The Howling: Reborn (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Heaven Is in Your Eyes
Written by Vincent Fazzari
Performed by Vincent
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Not all werewolves lack feelings!
16 September 2003 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Admittedly not to everyone's taste, but HOWLING VI: THE FREAKS blows the previous four sequels out of the water. Absolutely no one appears to have noticed, but Brendan Hughes here has simply re-invented himself as a reluctant werewolf carrying on pretty much where he left off as the stylish but caring Vlad Tepisch in TO DIE FOR..one of the best vampire films ever made!

Quirky this may be, hammily directed admittedly and with a musical score that sucks at times, there is still enough in this tale of a shabbily-treated gaggle of sideshow freaks to warrant a second viewing. Bruce Payne in the film before his cool-hijacker role in PASSENGER 57 plays the literate but somewhat inhumane carny-owner who just might know more about Brendan Hughes "condition" than he is letting on.

Several touching scenes and for the most part anything but a horror movie, one's enjoyment of this film is fully dependent on an inclination to listen, having a sense of compassion and a degree of awareness that not too many have.

Its NOT a great film by a long shot - its an interesting failure if anything but I for one, can find plenty to like about it. The cat scene for one thing propelled the film to a 6 to start with.


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