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Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)

R  |  Video  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  13 June 1991 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Hughes ...
Ian
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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

Despite the fact that this film states "Based on the novels 'The Howling I, II, and III' written by Gary Brandner", this film is in no way based on any of those novels, and is a sequel to the earlier Howling films in name only. See more »

Goofs

(at arouns 51 mins) When Ian is shot, there is a boom mic that comes into the shot on Harker's one shot. See more »

Quotes

R.B Harker: I may not know your name... or your face, BOY! But I know you. I've been watching you. I know what you need. You're the worst kind of freak: one who tries to control it. But you can't! You can't deny your true nature.
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Referenced in Howlings Eternal with Steven A. Lane (2013) See more »

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I'll Be Seeing You
Music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Irving Kahal
Publisher Francis Day & Hunter Ltd./Redwood Music Ltd.
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Something Stupid This Way Comes
20 September 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The nosferatu-like owner of a travelling freakshow sets his sights on an angry loner slash handyman who also happens to be a werewolf by the light of the full moon. Howling VI: The Freaks is yet another inferior, direct to video sequel to the Joe Dante classic; The Howling which will leave viewers scratching their heads in disbelief as the eccentric story unfolds with a minimum of scares or suspense. There's some hokum about an alligator boy and Antonio (Huggie Bear) Fargas is cast as a geek who bites the heads off chickens but it all falls flat, like a tenth rate production of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes. Followed, inexplicably, by The Howling: New Moon Rising.


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