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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Wayne Smith (novel)
Eric Red (screenplay)
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Release Date:
1 November 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Half man. Half wolf. Total terror.
Plot:
One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Decent enough werewolf flick See more (80 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Directed by
Eric Red 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Wayne Smith (novel "Thor")

Eric Red (screenplay)

Produced by
Gary Barber .... executive producer
James G. Robinson .... producer
Jacobus Rose .... co-producer
Bill Todman Jr. .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Daniel Licht 
 
Cinematography by
Jan Kiesser (director of photography)
Geza Sinkovics 
 
Film Editing by
Carroll Timothy O'Meara  (as C. Timothy O'Meara)
 
Casting by
Michelle Allen 
Tory Herald  (as Tori Herald)
 
Production Design by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
 
Art Direction by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
 
Set Decoration by
Hope Caton 
 
Costume Design by
Tracey Boulton 
Rita Riggs 
 
Makeup Department
Anji Bemben .... key hair dresser
Natalie Cosco .... first assistant makeup artist
Patricia Murray .... key makeup artist (as Patricia Murray-Morgan)
Christopher Allen Nelson .... special makeup effects artist
Charles Porlier .... key makeup prosthetics: Vancouver (as Charles E. Porlier)
Forest Sala .... first assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jody Levin .... post-production supervisor
Wendy Williams .... unit production manager (as Wendy Susan Williams)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wayne Bennett .... second assistant director
Bonnie Benwick .... second assistant director (as Bonnie R. Benwick)
Don French .... first assistant director
Kathy Houghton .... third assistant director
Sean Seguin .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Linda Ablack .... set dresser
Travis J. Brooks .... additional greens
Maureen Carey .... set dresser
Randy Casano .... scenic carpenter
David Chiasson .... set decorator: Harrison House
David Dague .... construction coordinator (as David R. Dague)
Rain Draper .... head greensman
Michael Dundas .... paint forman
James Epp .... additional greens
Kevin Farrell .... illustrator
Kevin Farrell .... storyboard artist
David 'Pops' Fukakusa .... construction foreman
Robert Ganzeveld .... paint laborer
David Hay .... assistant art director (as David A.C. Hay)
Lyall Heighton .... lead carpenter
Erich Hepnar .... best boy greens (as Erich J. Hepner)
Denise Hutniak .... on-set dresser (as B. Denise Hutniak)
Terry Jarretti .... additional greens (as Terry Jarrette)
Marion Malone .... assistant props
Nick Richardson .... assistant set decorator (as Nicholas Richardson)
Les Sand .... leadman
Elizabeth Solyom .... paint coordinator
David Valentine .... property master (as David C. Valentine)
Donna Williams .... art department assistant
Wendy McAllister .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Pembrooke Andrews .... assistant sound editor
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Rick Bold .... boom operator
Michael J. Broomberg .... foley artist (as Michael Broomberg)
Harry Cohen .... supervising sound editor
Paul Curtis .... adr editor
David Farmer .... sound editor
Elisabeth Flaum .... sound editor (as Elizabeth Flaum)
William Freesh .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank A. Fuller Jr. .... supervising sound editor
Aleksandr Gruzdev .... sound re-recording mixer (as Alex Gruzdev)
Kevin Hamilton .... sound editor
David Husby .... production sound mixer
Jason Lezama .... assistant sound editor
Angie Lotto .... assistant sound editor
Vince Nicastro .... foley artist
Jacques Plante .... adr supervisor
Ann Scibelli .... sound editor
Casey Stone .... additional recording engineer
Gary Sula-Goff .... assistant sound editor (as Gary Sula Goff)
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeff Vaughn .... sound editor
Brandon Walker .... adr editor
Jeffrey R. Whitcher .... sound editor (as Jeffrey Whitcher)
Harry Woolway .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Mark Boley .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Tamara Carlson .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dan Cervin .... special effects first assistant
Bill Corso .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Matt Croteau .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Wray J. Douglas .... special effects assistant
Dave Dunaway .... effects rigger
Bernhard Eichholz .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Bernie Eicholtz)
Janet Evaschuck .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Janet Evaschuk)
Eric Fiedler .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Joe Fordham .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Deborah Galvez .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Rob Hinderstein .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Steve Johnson .... werewolf effects supervisor
Mark Killingsworth .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dana Klaren .... special effects technician
Jim Kundig .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as James Kundig)
Leonard MacDonald .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Lennie MacDonald)
Gary Minielly .... special effects coordinator
Paul Noël .... special effects fabricator
Scott Patton .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dave Snyder .... werewolf effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
 
Visual Effects by
Bruce Berman .... 3D modeling supervisor: VIFX
Clint Bolton .... motion control operator
Brian C. Davis .... 2D animator: VIFX (as Brian Davis)
Chow Emrich .... 2D animator: VIFX (as Chow Emmerich)
Meg Freeman .... 2D painter: VIFX
Andy Gauvreau .... 2D animator: VIFX
Steve Genser .... motion control operator
Anthony 'Max' Ivins .... digital effects supervisor: VIFX (as Anthony 'Max' Irvins)
Gene Kozicki .... visual effects coordinator: VIFX
Gregory L. McMurry .... visual effects supervisor: VIFX
César Romero .... 2D painter: VIFX (as Cesar Romero)
Andy Rosen .... 2D animator: VIFX
Chris Ryan .... 2D animator: VIFX (as Christopher Ryan)
Alison Yerxa .... digital matte artist: VIFX (as Alison Yerka)
Gus Duron .... visual effects editor: VIFX (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Colby Chartrand .... stunt performer
Lauro Chartrand .... stunt driver
Jim Dunn .... stunt driver
Ken Kirzinger .... stunt actor: The Werewolf
Ken Kirzinger .... stunt coordinator
J.J. Makaro .... stunt performer (as JJ Makaro)
Mike Mitchell .... stunt performer
David Mylrea .... stunt performer
Scott Nicholson .... stunt performer
Fred Perron .... stunt driver
Fiona Roeske .... stunt performer
Trish Schill .... stunt performer (as Patricia Schill)
Dawn Stofer-Rupp .... stunt driver (as Dawn Stofer)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Akester .... still photographer
T.J. Armengol .... grip
William N.J. Barber .... rigging grip (as W.N.J. Barber)
Dave Bird .... lamp operator (as David J. Bird)
Murray Chysyk .... lamp operator (as Murray A. Chysyk)
Shelley Degen .... grip
Chris Dyson .... additional second assistant camera (as Christopher J. Dyson)
Derrick Garland .... night light operator: Beebee
Brenda Haggerty .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Simon Ho .... trainee assistant camera
Christina Kasperczyk .... second assistant camera
Gene Keigher .... rigging grip (as Eugene Keigher)
Mal Kibblewhite .... lamp operator
Jiri Kucera .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Carrie Laurin .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Steve Lingard .... camera remote
Wayne MacConnell .... camera operator: "b" camera
Scott MacDonald .... first assistant
Andrew Mulkani .... key grip
Ross Newcomb .... grip
Rob Parisien .... playback operator: 24-frame
Rod Pridy .... Steadicam operator (as Roderick J. Pridy)
Rod Pridy .... camera operator (as Roderick J. Pridy)
Don Saari .... gaffer
Paul Sheridan .... dolly grip
John Spencer-Phillips .... second grip
Jeff Trebenski .... best boy electric
Vince Uytdehaag .... generator operator (as Vincent A. Uytdehaag)
Richard Wilson .... additional first assistant camera
 
Animation Department
Chow Emrich .... animator
 
Casting Department
James Forsyth .... extras casting
Tami Nasu .... casting assistant
Ella C. Ponn .... assistant extra casting
Michael Sauerteig .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Julie O'Rourke .... on-set costumer
Ann Russell .... costume supervisor
Hisami Yamamoto .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
David L. Bertman .... first assistant editor (as David Bertman)
Pamela Choules .... apprentice editor
Terry Claborn .... color timer
Mark Lemmon .... assistant editor
Mark V. Phillips .... assistant editor (as Mark Phillips)
Scott Wesley Ross .... post-production assistant
Scott Summersgill .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Pete Anthony .... conductor: orchestra
Pete Anthony .... orchestrator
Anna Bonn .... score coordinator
Simon James .... music contractor
Mark Kilian .... score coordinator
Jon Kull .... orchestrator
Daniel Licht .... orchestrator
Northwest Sinfonia .... score performer
Mark Ryan .... music editor (as Mark W. Ryan)
Rick Winquest .... recording engineer
Jon Kull .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Rick Winquest .... music scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Lawrence Albright .... driver
Brian Boyer .... driver (as Brian J. Boyer)
Raymond Fairchild .... transportation captain (as Raymond J. Fairchild)
Gordon Glen .... driver
Dan Groseclose .... driver
Carl J. Janssen .... driver
Leslie R. Joyner .... driver
Jack Lopatinsky .... driver
Gord McMillan .... driver
Ken Meier .... driver
Gary J. Morneau .... transportation co-captain
Sylvia Nablo .... transportation coordinator
Terry Noble .... driver
Andrew O'Bray .... driver
Mark Pawlitsky .... driver
Sidney L. Tencarre .... driver (as Sid Tencarre)
 
Other crew
Julianna Arenson .... production accountant
Carol Bjornestad .... assistant: Mr. Barber
David Boysen .... administrator: Morgan Creek
Phil Buhler .... stand-in
Lisa Campbell .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Lisa A. Campbell .... production coordinator: los angeles
Meredith Cruse .... assistant: Mr. Todman
Michelle Czernin von Chudenitz .... assistant: Mr. Red (as Michelle Czernin Von Chudenitz)
Lorne Davidson .... location manager
Christine Donatelli .... clearance (as Christina Donatelli)
Mark Dumas .... animal trainer
Jodi Duncan .... stand-in
Jeff Farrington .... office production assistant
Judy French .... assistant accountant
Carol Gagner .... accounting clerk
Paul Garrison .... set production assistant
Anne Gordon .... head animal trainer
Colleen 'Calvin' Kelley .... assistant: Ms. Hemingway
Sander MacDougall .... power pod technician (as Sandy MacDougall)
Monique MacLaren .... assistant production coordinator
Mary Jo Macvey .... tutor
Christopher McDonell .... set production assistant
Kim Moga .... stand-in
Susan Peck .... set production assistant (as Susan E. Peck)
Miriam Reid .... set production assistant
David Ritthamel .... production accounting manager
James G. Robinson .... presenter
Katherine Roussos .... craft service (as Kat Roussos)
Katherine Roussos .... first aid (as Kat Roussos)
Connie Rusgen .... dog groomer
Hilma Rusu .... unit publicist
Mandy Spencer-Phillips .... production coordinator: Vancouver
John Tucker .... security (as John S. Tucker)
Will Wallick .... animal trainer
Susan Weir .... script supervisor
Mel Weisbaum .... assistant location manager
Janet M. West .... assistant: Mr. Robinson
Steve Woodley .... trainer: Primo (as Steven Woodley)
Maureen Young .... craft service
Maureen Young .... first aid
Christine Donatelli .... production intern (uncredited)
Jennifer Harland .... background coordinator (uncredited)
Angie Lotto .... computer technician (uncredited)
Patrick Stark .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Kelly Mortensen .... the producers would like to thank: GVRD
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for horror violence and gore, brief language and a scene of sexuality
Runtime:
80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Chile:14 | Finland:K-16 | Germany:16 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | South Korea:18 | UK:18 (video premiere) | USA:R (certificate #34872)

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Trivia:
A few seconds of sex and gore was cut from the opening scene in oder to avoid an NC-17.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Thor jumps on the Flopsy, the harness to prevent the dog from getting too close to the actors face is clearly visible. There is a strap around the dog's shoulder as well as his chest. The harness is not visible seconds before or after that shot.See more »
Quotes:
Janet:[to Ted, when the dog Thor is reluctant to approach him] What did you do, spit in his Alpo?See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Werewolf of London (1935)See more »

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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Decent enough werewolf flick, 20 April 2005
Author: The_Void from Beverley Hills, England

The problem with werewolf movies is that there's so few good ones. Since the dawn of the millennium, we've had two good ones; Ginger Snaps and Dog Soldiers, and then there's the 80's duo of An American Werewolf in London and The Howling, not to mention the Universal and Hammer takes on the legend...but seriously, the werewolf tale is a classic story and it deserves more good films than just the aforementioned. Bad Moon, while certainly not a bad take on the story, is hardly one to add to the illusive list of good ones; but it's still an enjoyable ride for the werewolf fan. It has all the elements to be a success; decent effects, a change sequence, some interesting characters and even a bit about the legend itself. We follow Uncle Ted; a man that has been bitten by a werewolf and decides to go and stay with his sister and her son, in order to beat the curse with family love. However, one thing he hasn't counted on is the family dog; Thor, who could end up being the family's one last hope of survival.

The special effects in a werewolf film are very important as the monster is the centre of the tale, and bad effects can easily bring a whole movie down. This movie is lucky enough not to suffer from bad effects and while the wolf isn't exactly lifelike; it looks good enough and it also appears in the film quite often, which is a nice bonus. The change sequence is a little suspect and has nothing on the change scenes in the werewolf films of the 80's, but it's always good to see in a film of this kind. Aside from the werewolf element, Bad Moon also draws on the idea of a strange uncle invading a film home for it's scares, and the idea works quite well. Another idea that works better than I thought it would is having the main hero be a canine. Dogs are sensitive animals, and the film also draws on the idea of a dog wanting to protect the family home from threats. It's also admirable how they managed to get the dog to certain things for the camera, as I imagine that sort of thing wouldn't be easy. While this film isn't a great example of a take on the werewolf legend, it's entertaining and I reckon that people who like werewolf movies will find lots to like about it.

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