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Howling III (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | 13 November 1987 (USA)
A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination?

Director:

Philippe Mora

Writers:

Gary Brandner (novel), Philippe Mora (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Otto ... Prof. Harry Beckmeyer
William Yang William Yang ... Siberian Peasant
Imogen Annesley ... Jerboa
Deby Wightman Deby Wightman ... Wolf Woman
Lee Biolos Lee Biolos ... Donny Martin (as Leigh Biolos)
Christopher Pate Christopher Pate ... Agent #1
Max Fairchild ... Thylo
Jerome Patillo Jerome Patillo ... Agent #2
Dagmar Bláhová ... Olga Gorki (as Dasha Blahova)
Ralph Cotterill Ralph Cotterill ... Prof. Sharp
Michael Pate ... President
Carole Skinner Carole Skinner ... Yara
Frank Thring ... Jack Citron
Jenny Vuletic Jenny Vuletic ... Goolah
Glenda Linscott Glenda Linscott ... Bahloo
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A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Down Under See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Howling III: The Marsupials See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Howling III (1987) uses only two elements from the novel "The Howling III" by Gary Brandner, those are: the werewolves being portrayed in a more sympathetic light and humans as a danger to their existence, and the experiments being performed on the werewolves such as hypnosis and forcing a transformation against their will. See more »

Goofs

When the man is thrown from the hospital building, the following scene shows his body coming from the roof, but the room is not on the roof. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agent #1: Hey, have a look at this. Another K.G.B. intercept meaning "wolfman."
Agent #2: It has to be a code for *something.*
Agent #1: Doubt it is. Unless they know we're intercepting. "Werewolf was sighted near village of Leovich. Three villagers killed. Special army team are tracking monster." Well. Do we tell the powers that be?
Agent #2: Werewolves loose in the Soviet Union. I'm not telling them! Call Beckmeyer in Los Angeles and get his opinion. He's damn good on unexplained phenomenon. He knows how to deal with ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Instead of 'The End' film closes with 'Adios Amigos' See more »

Connections

References About Last Night... (1986) See more »

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No River Too Wide
By Caine and Abel
Courtesy of Affair Records
Published by Filmtrax, PLC.
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Extremely poor quality werewolf horror.
14 November 2005 | by ResidentHazardSee all my reviews

Howling III: The Marsupials (Quickie Review) This film revolves around a group of werewolves of some sort that live in Australia and are marsupials with a backdrop where a film crew is making a really awful werewolf film. Almost as bad as this one.

The effects are sub-standard at best and poor when compared to the original, far superior, Howling. Mediocre acting carry along one of the film world's first bastard PG-13 sequels in a previously R-rated franchise. As we all know, the Robocop, Alien, and Predator franchises are just a few following instances of such creative destruction. The writing is fantastically weak and cliché at times with the movie rounding out with an ending that just screams that the writer was just in a hurry to finish up his monstrosity.

Recommended to: Not really anybody, werewolf fans may hate this as much as they tend to have hated Wolf due to it varying wildly from werewolf norms. The Marsupials could've been a good idea, but they went about it all wrong. 3/10 www.ResidentHazard.com


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