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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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Vampire vs. Werewolf: The Ultimate Clash of the Forces of Evil See more »

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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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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

When Ian is in the cage, the bars flexes as if they were made from rubber when he grabs them. 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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Connections

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

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Heaven Is in Your Eyes
Written by Vincent Fazzari
Performed by Vincent
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Best Howling sequel to date!
3 April 2004 | by (Doetinchem, Holland) – See all my reviews

Years after I saw the Original Howling movie, I spend my time watching the entire series of sequels to this movie.

The second one was crap, the third one was a monster and the fourth one was one of the worst flicks I have ever seen.

So I think you can understand my surprise after seeing this fifth sequel, well... it was actually good!

The story has been told by other reviewers, so I won't do that.

The atmosphere in this one is more like a sunday afternoon movie, with not to much gore, but with sympathetic characters, and a innovative storyline, about a carnival director who in real life is a vampire.

I enjoyed everything about this movie, allthough it cannot be seen as a masterpiece or real good horror movie. Despite of that, I give it a 6 out of 10, because it's soooo much better than all the other parts in this bad, bad series.


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