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
One scene involving frozen corpses, was shot in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England, which is conserved by Britain's National Trust organization. Universal donated five thousand pounds to the Trust, in return for letting them film there. See more »
In the asylum, Lawrence 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 »
To Quote Statler and Hilton in The Muppet Movie: "Soap leaves a better film than this"
I would love to overpraise this film like so many have done on this site, unfortunately I can't. The Wolfman relies too much on "cool" special effects (unfortunately inclusive of CGI in the transformation scenes)and not enough time on the script, which is woefully inept. The original script was extremely well written but due to the short running time, had to skimp on a lot of details. With the budget and talent allotted to the remake, an attempt should have been made to expand on the original script as it was written and then layer on the cool effects. Instead the story is "reinvented" by individuals lacking the knowhow to make it work, it's a bomb all the way. Shame on all involved for this abomination.
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