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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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

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12 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

The steam tram the wolf man attacks has passengers riding on it. Steam tram passengers rode in a trailer coach, as the trams themselves were too smoky and noisy for passenger occupation (think Toby and Henrietta from "Thomas the Tank Engine.") See more »

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Colonel Montford: What if it wasn't a beast at all, but a cunning murderer? Someone who bore a grudge against one of these men. To misdirect the authorities, he kills the men, and then he tears up the bodies to make it look like a wild beast was responsible?
Constable Nye: Ridiculous! Who would go to such lengths?
Kirk: What about that gypsy dancing bear? It could have done it.
Colonel Montford: That mangy thing? Kill three men? I doubt it.
Reverend Fisk: I saw the bodies with my own eyes. Unnatural wounds. Most unnatural. Made by a fell creature I'd say.
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The Universal logo at the start is the one from the 1940s, as a homage to the time when the original Wolfman was made. See more »

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References Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) See more »

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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.

Enjoy


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