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The Wolfman (2010)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,367,849 (UK) (12 February 2010)


$61,937,495 (USA) (26 March 2010)

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Technical Specs


| (unrated director's cut)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The extended cut of the film begins with the Universal Pictures logo that was being used in 1941, when the original The Wolf Man (1941) came out, but the original fanfare theme is not heard. See more »


When Talbot is first in Gwen Conliffe's shop in London. There is a vase of flowers containing Stargazer lilies. The Stargazer lily was created in 1978 by Leslie Woodriff. See more »


Gwen Conliffe: What's happened?
Lawrence Talbot: You have to leave. Please pack your things.
Gwen Conliffe: Did I do something?
Lawrence Talbot: It's not safe here. You must return to London tonight.
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Crazy Credits

The planet in the Universal logo glows white. See more »

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User Reviews

Delivers what it promises in a classical way
16 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can not see how this movie got horrible reviews from critics... it is a good movie, but more of a classical monster movie than an action blockbuster.

So if you are a fan of the classical wolf man story and presentation, then this is right up your ally. There is enough gore, blood, and howling at the moon to go around.

The storyline is predictable for the most part; though there is a understory that is reveled as the movie progresses. Still, even though you know where the movie is going, it is not a bad experience.


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