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In 1974, an unhinged CIA agent injects himself with the werewolf blood he found. After a killing spree, his body is put in suspended animation, then thawed out 20 years later by his crazy boss and a team of unsuspecting doctors. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kim Delaney ... Anna de Carlo

Barry Bostwick ... Miller

Kane Hodder ... MetalBeast
John Marzilli ... Butler

Musetta Vander ... Debbie

Dean Scofield ... Ferraro
Lance Slaughter ... Larry

Tim Duquette ... Roger
William G. Clark ... Hammond
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Brophy ... Dr. Taylor
Mario Burgos ... Chef Ramon
T.J. Castronovo ... Oarsman
Carole Davis ... Michelle (as Carol Davis)
Diaunte ... Evans
Brioni Farrell ... Dr. Barnes

Tom Hillmann ... Agent Berger (as Thomas Hillman)

Gary Lamb ... Paramedic #2
David Michael Mullins ... Technician (as David M. Mullins)
Hunter Person ... Paramedic #1
Chuck Picerni Jr. ... Turner
Glen Robinson ... Johnson
David Sessions ... Lyons
Michael T. Swenor ... Cpl. Williams

Directed by
Alessandro De Gaetano 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alessandro De Gaetano 
Timothy E. Sabo 
Roger Steinmann 

Produced by
Samuel Benedict .... executive producer
Michael Carazza .... co-producer
Lamar Card .... executive producer
Barry L. Collier .... executive producer
Steve Gellman .... co-associate producer
Frank Hildebrand .... producer
Barbara Javitz .... associate producer
Penny Karlin .... executive producer
Timothy E. Sabo .... co-producer
Original Music by
Conrad Pope 
Cinematography by
Thomas L. Callaway 
Film Editing by
Kert VanderMeulen  (as Kert Vandermeulen)
Casting by
Jean Scoccimarro 
Production Design by
Whitney Brooke Wheeler 
Set Decoration by
Carrie Malandrino 
Costume Design by
Barbara Kerwin 
Suzanne Schwarzer 
Makeup Department
David Barrett .... special makeup effects artist
John Foster .... makeup effects
Stephanie A. Fowler .... key makeup artist
Brad Hardin .... special makeup effects artist (as Bradley Hardin)
Bernadette Harper .... assistant hair stylist
Bernadette Harper .... assistant makeup artist
Tom Irvin .... special makeup effects artist: Magical Media Industries
Jennifer Montgomery .... hair stylist
Wesley Wofford .... special makeup effects artist: Magical Media Industries (as Wes Wofford)
Production Management
Don Daniel .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Neil Kinsella .... first assistant director
Shari Nicotero .... second assistant director
Robin Solo .... second assistant director
Cynthia Webster .... second unit director (as Brett Webster)
Art Department
Steven Casey .... property master
Christine Gruszka .... on-set dresser
Royce Vaughn .... assistant property master
Martell Webster .... lead man
Jonathan Woods .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
John 'Pee Wee' Carter .... re-recording mixer
John 'Pee Wee' Carter .... sound effects editor
Smith Craig .... re-recording mixer
Deanie Kepner .... foley artist
William Komar .... foley mixer
William Komar .... re-recording mixer
Bruce Murphy .... dialogue editor
Brian Slack .... stereo sound consultant
Daniel W. Victor Jr. .... stereo sound consultant
David Waelder .... sound mixer
Greg Webb .... boom operator
Special Effects by
John Carl Buechler .... special effects makeup designer
John Carl Buechler .... special effects makeup supervisor
Tamara Carlson .... fabrication crew: M.M.I
Kevin McCarthy .... special effects coordinator (as Kevin Francis 'Boomer' McCarthy)
Keith Campbell .... stunts
Lance Gilbert .... stunts
Kane Hodder .... stunt coordinator
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunts
Leonard Parise .... stunts
Rick McCallum .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Edgar Arellano .... gaffer: second unit
Steve Carmer .... grip
Sterling Chow .... first assistant camera: second unit
Stephen C. Dabrowski .... grip (as Steve Drabowski)
Brad Draper .... key grip
Gregor Givot .... best boy grip
Bobby Gross .... electrician
Brad Heiner .... electrician
Anita Ingle .... still photographer
George B. Kelly .... electrician: second unit
Ned Kendall .... second assistant camera
Greg Kidd .... additional first assistant camera
Tom Kiefer .... best boy electric
Rick Lamb .... first assistant camera
Kevin J. Lanke .... griptrician: second unit
Santos Lujano .... electrician
Michael Stewart Maahs .... electrician (as Mike Maahs)
Stephen B. Martinez .... grip
Jerry Massa .... electrician
Katie Nilson .... electrician
Gerry O'Mally .... Steadicam operator
Marcia Reed .... still photographer
Alexander Salazar .... grip (as Alex Salazar)
Edwin Schiernecker .... gaffer
Marcel Schoettel .... key grip: second unit
Tim Soronen .... grip
Marx Tapia .... electrician
Marx Tapia .... grip
Joseph Thompson .... electrician (as Joe Thompson)
Larry Wallace .... grip
Cynthia Webster .... director of photography: second unit (as Brett Webster)
Christopher A. Zwirner .... electrician
Casting Department
Lewis Bailey .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bonnie Stauch .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Susan Arrieta .... post-production coordinator
Jeff Gottlieb .... assistant film editor (as Jeffrey Gottlieb)
Barbara Mannion .... post-production coordinator
Location Management
Jason Saffran .... location manager
Music Department
Michael T. Andreas .... music editor
Other crew
Kelly Akers .... script supervisor
Robert Bonilla .... production assistant
Eddie Cervantes .... production assistant
Grant Degnan .... production assistant
Paolo Durazzo .... production coordinator
Melanie 'Ahni' Harden .... assistant production coordinator
Bobby Heusser .... production assistant
Theresa Marth .... production coordinator
Morgan Moore .... unit publicist
Neil Reddy .... key set production assistant
Tatiana Sundquist .... craft service

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Factual errors: After Miller arrives at the lab Dr. Carlo refers to him as Colonel while discussing his sudden take over of operational authority of her project with Hammond (who holds the rank of Brigadier General). Military hierarchy would never allow a Colonel to take operational authority away from a higher ranking officer like Hammond.See more »
Miller:[Having just shot a superior in both legs living him crippled] Don't go to far... I here it's dangerous out there.See more »


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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Not that bad..., 5 January 2013
Author: Alucard Venom from Azarath

I saw "Project: Metalbeast" last time when I was a kid. After that, I completely forgot about it. Recently I watch it again, and have to say, it's wasn't that bad.

Story starts with two soldiers coming to Hungary who kill a werewolf. They take his blood for the purposes of military experiment (this never gets old) to create a super-soldier. Of course, things turn rotten, and project is shut down. Flash forward ten years after those events, research continues, but naturally, everything goes wrong.

Shot on low budget, Metalbeast surprised me. It looked lot better then most of the direct-to-video(TV) movies of it's era. FX are also very descent with nice amount of gore. Script is also lot better then it appears to be, with some interesting moments thrown here and there. Of course, movies doesn't go too far from it's genre, leaving most of the clichés intact, but surprisingly, they kinda work in this movie. While true acting talents are pretty limited, Barry Bostwick and Kim Delaney (who would latter star in NYPD Blue) save most of the picture.

Negative side: Movie suffers from pace. It tends to slow down from time to time, has relatively slow start, but luckily becomes bit faster as the movie progress. Some dialogs are corny, but that's not a big problem. You are watching a movie about genetically enchanted werewolf with "indestructible" skin after all. I start laughing just when I say that.

Overall, "Project: Metalbeast" definitively is not a masterpiece, but it's a descent and unusual take on werewolf genre. If you are fan of werewolf movies, you might like this. You might like this if you don't have high standards for horror movies, but if you are looking for Hitchockian movie, you should avoid it.

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