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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, leaving him crippled] Don't go too far; I hear it's dangerous out there.See more »


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Underrated effort with some great moments, 10 June 2015
Author: GL84 from Los Angeles, Ca

Acquiring a new corpse for her project, a doctor finds they used the specimen of a soldier bitten by a werewolf and now infused with metal skin and hunting them down, forcing them to fight off the ravenous creature.

Overall this one turned out to be quite an enjoyable and entertaining offering. One of the many positive points here is the fact of this one featuring a pretty novel idea of the werewolf here being infused with a metallic armor underneath his skin as part of a shady military experiment, all of which is composed of the first half here. The secretive nature of their assignment coupled with the given nature of the material comes off rather nicely with the whole affair coming off well to set the stage for the fun later on. That comes in the form of this one's rather impressive series of stalking scenes throughout the facility where there's plenty of scenes from the wolf's POV down the corridors and throughout the facility. From the brutal attacks on the security guards on the front of the building, to the rather gory and graphic attacks in the operating rooms there's some good stuff here that mixes the action and suspense rather well before getting involved in the film's best part which is the finale. Using the multi-tiered facility to its' best by staging the action throughout the various levels, including an amazing stalking chase through an endless corridor of pipes and letting the werewolf get center-stage with several showpiece kills drawing a lot of impressive blood and gore, this one is quite fun and matches the opening hunt for an overall enjoyable bookend to the film. As well, the look of the titular werewolf is one of the best in the genre with its fearsome snout, imposing muscular frame, huge claws and metal skin all leave a viable impression here which all manage to help this one overcome the minor plot-points plaguing this one. The biggest problem here is their complete lack of questioning his instructions on their ranking here which seems to exist for completely arbitrary means here in forcing along the plot that makes no sense. Stumbling upon the corpse accidentally would've been a far better use here, yet this one decides on the course that makes him out to be a prick and the group into clueless bystanders that dominate the first half and drags this to a halt at times. That's apart from the other implausibilities of the film. One of the main ones is that no reinforcements are called in when the Metalbeast escapes, which goes against military policy yet there's also the fact that it would've boosted the kill count, which no film should be against. That is as damning to the film as anything, except for the nonsensical plot. Otherwise, this one was rather enjoyable.

Rated R: Graphic Violence and Graphic Language.

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