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
The way Sir John plays the harmonica while walking through the halls of the asylum was Anthony Hopkins' idea. See more »
when the werewolf attacks the gypsy camp and the policeman get his fingers bitten off, he is wearing black gloves and in the next take you can see the glove in his hand disappear. See more »
[Aberline sits down at a table in the pub and opens a newspaper. Mrs. Kirk walks up to him]
A pint of bitter, please.
[She only stares at him. He looks up from his paper, stares back, and tips his hat towards her]
Why aren't you out with MacQueen, trying to catch that thing what killed my husband?
As I don't know where the lunatic will strike, it seems the practical thing to do is to stay as near as possible to the potential victims.
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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 »
I saw "The Wolfman" in special screenings Sunday and to be truly honest, I didn't know what to expect. I saw the original 1941 version and I really liked it and it is a classic. I was afraid that the new remake would of been very tacky and that was my biggest concern. But I have to say after I watched this movie. I was very impressed. Benicio Del Toro (An Oscar Winner) portrays the role very well and believable. The cast is very well known with people such as Emily Blunt and the great Anthony Hopkins. They don't technically give "Oscar Worthy performances", but their acting certainly is very believable. The movie oozes mysteriousness and the very Dark mood of it makes it very enjoyable. But the movie has some flaws like the story is not original and has been portrayed at least a million times. Also there are "some" tacky parts in the movie, but they aren't very important at all. So my overall consensus about the "Wolfman" is that it is a worthy remake the 1941 classic and it will gain many new fans.
I highly recommend people to watch this movie, it is very entertaining and Dark.
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