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Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

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Lawrence Talbot's childhood ended the night his mother died. His father sent him from the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor to an insane asylum, then he goes to America. When his brother's fiancée, Gwen Conliffe, tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns to his father's estate to learn that his brother's mauled body has been found. Reunited with his estranged father, Lawrence sets out to find his brother's killer... and discovers a horrifying destiny for himself. Someone or something with brute strength and insatiable blood lust has been killing the villagers, and a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector named Aberline comes to investigate. Written by Anonymous

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werewolf | death | asylum | murder | blood | See more »

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Fear What Is Within See more »

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Rated R for bloody horror violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre lobo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,367,849 (UK) (12 February 2010)

Gross:

$61,937,495 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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Was at first slated to hit cinemas in 2007, but difficulties to find a director made this release date impossible. Then a new release date was set for February 2009, then November 2009 and then finally February 2010. See more »

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When Lawrence is back in the asylum, he is dunked in a large ice tank. When he's brought back to the surface, he has two chucks of ice on him that fall off leaving none, but when the scene cuts to him being raised and locked upright, suddenly there's a chunk of ice on his right arm. See more »

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Sir John Talbot: [from trailer] You've done terrible things... be strong.
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The Wolfman is awfully predictable and badly executed
27 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I watch a movie, I like to see something new. That was not the case with The Wolfman. This movie is predictable every step of the way. Within the first 10 minutes, I had guessed the rest of the story correctly.

Plus, the cheap scare tactic throughout the movie. Those moments where it was serene then suddenly the monster appear with a loud sound. There are plenty of them and my goodness there were not only annoying, but also predictable. You see, this movie has so many of them that you can tell when the next one is coming from.

Then the hole in logic. Ahh yes, every movie has them. But this one has gone above the norm. It seems a lot of the actions taken by the characters were simply just so it will fit the next scene, not because it's what a thinking human being will do.

Did I mention the horrible script? Dialogues were sub par at best and mostly laughable. The actors' performance couldn't really lift the snooze fest that is this movie.

I will recommend this movie for young teens looking for some cheap thrill. Otherwise, stay away.


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