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Never Cry Werewolf (2008)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 11 May 2008
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Jared Martin moves next door to the Hansetts, along with his hot motorcycle and eerie, ill-tempered dog. Although everyone else in the neighborhood takes an instant liking to him, Loren ... See full summary »

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Brenton Spencer

Writer:

John Sheppard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nina Dobrev ... Loren
Kevin Sorbo ... Redd Tucker
Peter Stebbings ... Jared
Spencer Van Wyck ... Kyle
Melanie Leishman ... Angie
Kim Bourne Kim Bourne ... Margo
Sean O'Neill ... Steven
Nahanni Johnstone ... Christie
Von Flores Von Flores ... Detective Stalling
Rothaford Gray ... Sergant Hillam
Billy Otis ... Charles Ray Pope
Rebekah Boisvert ... Young Prostitute #1
Julie Sype ... Prostitute #2
Greg Calderone ... Guy Taylor
Kelly Fiddick Kelly Fiddick ... Clerk
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Jared Martin moves next door to the Hansetts, along with his hot motorcycle and eerie, ill-tempered dog. Although everyone else in the neighborhood takes an instant liking to him, Loren Hansett can't get over the bad vibes her new neighbor gives her. She starts to spy on his nocturnal activities and comes to believe that a recent killing might the work of a werewolf who happens to be her new neighbor. Her internet surfing provides a lot of collaborative detail but everyone but her friend Steven dismiss her story as teen-aged fantasy. Fearing for her life, she convinces Steven to take her to a gun shop to buy silver bullets in a gun shop, where their neighbor's supernatural dog attacks. When she dispatches the beast, her actions get the attention of Redd Tucker, a washed-up TV hunting show host to believe her as well. When Steven is attacked by the werewolf and Loren's brother goes missing, she and Redd team up to kill the lycanthrope before he can finish them both off. Written by David Bassler

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Taglines:

An Immortal Battle for Survival

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Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The House Next Door See more »

Filming Locations:

Brantford, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 1,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Like in Fright Night (1985) where Charlie Brewster's neighbor is a vampire, in this film the next door neighbor is a werewolf. See more »

Goofs

When Loren steps outside her house to threaten Steve with the crossbow, she is wearing a black vest over a purple shirt. When she goes back inside, the vest is gone. See more »

Quotes

Jared: [closes pocket watch] Ten minutes.
Loren: I'm begging you... please. Don't do this.
Jared: This is what you want. It's in your heart. It's in your blood. It's in your soul. It's time to do away with childish games. It's time to step over the threshold.
[unzips Loren's jacket]
Jared: Take it off.
Loren: Please... is this going to hurt?
Jared: [Jared moves behind her and begins kissing her shoulder] At first... But it won't scar that beautiful body.
Loren: Please. Please just kill me. Just kill me. I don't want to turn into a monster like ...
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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Mountain
Written and Performed by Mikey Manvil (as Mikey Manville)
Copyright SOCAN/ASCAP
Courtesy of Sandbag Records
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Not Bad
12 May 2008 | by wsmith-26See all my reviews

jdanvers is correct, a small part of the plot resembles Dracula. However, this movie more closely resembles "Fright Night". Here's why. Kid notices something is wrong with next door neighbor, and comes to realize neighbor is a werewolf (ok, in Fright Night the neighbor is a vampire). Nobody will believe the kid. So, the kid enlists a wacky TV star to help destroy the monster. In fact, the movie is almost a remake, just substitute werewolf for vampire.

Having said that, I actually enjoyed this movie. The actors were attractive, the plot moved rather well, and the actor playing the werewolf was pretty good. The special effects weren't horrible, although I don't understand why the werewolf always breathed and drooled all over the intended victims for extended periods until they managed to get away.

Overall, you could do a lot worse, especially for a Sci Fi Channel original.


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