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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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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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12 February 2010 (USA)  »

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El hombre lobo  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,367,849 (UK) (12 February 2010)

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$61,937,495 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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Mark Romanek was going to direct but left the project over budget disagreements. See more »

Goofs

Sir John identifies the Saint on the medallion found on the body of Ben as St. Columbanus a saint from the East who was a gypsy, but in fact St. Columbanus was a very well known Irish saint who founded the monastery on Iona one of the most important in Christendom and in the conversion of the Scottish people. See more »

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Lawrence Talbot: Do you believe in curses?
Singh: This house has seen it's fair share of tragedy. Your mother. Your brother. Yes, I believe in curses.
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21 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being in the late 50's in age, I grew up on Universal horror and truly love the originals. But I have to say this remake exceeded my expectations. There are many suspenseful moments and the movie makers seem to have a clear grasp of what the objective was. Also there is a clear difference between a Hollywood werewolf (looks like a big wolf on two legs) and a "Wolfman." The wolf-man looks like an indistinguishable combination of both. A monster. I like the werewolf movies but this tops the bill. Forget the professional critics. They get paid to say negative things and most often don't seem to know what they are talking or writing about. If you like this type of stuff, it is top shelf. I may see it again.


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