MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,577 this week

Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)

R  |  Video  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  13 June 1991 (USA)
4.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.1/10 from 1,332 users  
Reviews: 41 user | 24 critic

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

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 20 Jul 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 28 Sep 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Howling VI: The Freaks (Video 1991)

Howling VI: The Freaks (Video 1991) on IMDb 4.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Howling VI: The Freaks.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

When a group of people from different walks of life converge in a Hungarian castle situated in Budapest which has been sealed for 500 years, they bring with them a werewolf which slowly ... See full summary »

Director: Neal Sundstrom
Stars: Philip Davis, Victoria Catlin, Elizabeth Shé
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A successful author was sent to the small town Drago because of a nervous breakdown, and gets wound up in a mysterious mystery about demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough
Stars: Romy Windsor, Michael T. Weiss, Antony Hamilton
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

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?

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Barry Otto, William Yang, Imogen Annesley
Bad Moon (1996)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Red
Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A young man whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and Europe.

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Christopher Lee, Annie McEnroe, Reb Brown
Short | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A simple interrogation takes an unexpected turn when the hostage becomes a werewolf.

Director: Scott Hamilton
Stars: Anthony Edwards, Todd Levi, Jared Robinsen
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

In the dusty little town of Furlough in Texas, an animal is slaughtering the cattle and the locals. When the teenager Tommy is killed, their friends Anna Furlough, her Mexican-American ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Maginnis
Stars: Erika Fay, Gabriel Gutierrez, Michael Carreo
Silver Bullet (1985)
Adventure | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives Marty Coslaw, - a paralytic boy - his uncle and his sister - the narrator of the story.

Director: Daniel Attias
Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim
The Howling: Reborn (Video 2011)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

On the eve of his high school graduation, unremarkable Will Kidman finally bonds with the girl he has long yearned for, reclusive Eliana Wynter. But he also discovers a dark secret from his... See full summary »

Director: Joe Nimziki
Stars: Landon Liboiron, Lindsey Shaw, Ivana Milicevic
Howls (2011)
Adventure | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three friends find themselves lost in the forest and not alone.

Director: Jamie Tracey
Stars: J.J. Gallo, Nick Smyth, Jamie Tracey
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.

Director: Anthony Waller
Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Hughes ...
Ian
...
Elizabeth
...
Winston (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
...
Bellamey
...
Miss Eddington
Jered Barclay ...
Dewey
...
R.B Harker (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
...
Sheriff Fuller (as Carlos Cervantes)
Christopher Morley ...
Carl / Carlotta
...
Toones
Randy Pelish ...
Pruitt
Ben Kronen ...
Hank
John A. Neris ...
Earl Bartlett
...
Carny Worker
Jeremy West ...
Lester
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 June 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Howling VI  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Is the only Howling film between IV and VII that Clive Turner was not involved in. See more »

Goofs

When the sheriff attempts to arrest Mr Harker, the microphone is visible for several seconds above Mr Harkers head. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Fuller: Don't move or I'll shoot your dick into the next county!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Howling: New Moon Rising (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Heaven Is in Your Eyes
Written by Vincent Fazzari
Performed by Vincent
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another interesting sequel that doesn't go far enough
11 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The idea of two Horror monsters going at it always sounds like a cool idea. You would think that it wouldn't be too hard to blend the two mythologies together and lead up to an epic battle. This has been done from time to time, but not always successfully. In facts, more often than not "versus movies" are a letdown. 2003's 'Freddy vs. Jason' is an example of one that did well financially and with fans of both franchises and villains. This is a device that has been used to try and revive a dying series, which is the case with the fifth 'Howling' sequel. After a solid fifth entry the producers had to find some way to keep the series afloat and not let it sink again. The result is not totally satisfying, but worth seeing none-the-less.

Pros: Good work done by the cast. Excellent score. Interesting story that's different for the series. Pretty good make-up and special effects. Pace zips right along. Chilling stalk/attack sequences. Exciting finale.

Cons: Mostly uninspired direction. Leaves you with a feeling that more could have been with this. Romantic subplot that goes nowhere. Showdown should have been more drawn out.

Final thoughts: This installment of this odd series gets an A for effort. There's a lot of goods to be found here, but also a few faults. The main issues appear to be the low budget and script, which could have used some reworking. It's too bad because there is a lot of potential here, but still it's an interesting watch. It's also the last film in the series that can be recommended because after this things really took a dive.

My rating: 3/5


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Howling VI: The Freaks (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?