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The Howling: Reborn (2011)

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A teenage outcast discovers he is a werewolf, and must battle a pack of the brutal creatures when they threaten him and his new girlfriend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Landon Liboiron ... Will Kidman
Lindsey Shaw ... Eliana Wynter (as Lindsey Marie Shaw)
Ivana Milicevic ... Kathryn / Kay
Jesse Rath ... Sachin
Niels Schneider ... Roland
Frank Schorpion ... Jack Kidman
Kristian Hodko ... Tribe
Sean Mercado Sean Mercado ... Pierce (as Sean David Mercado)
Sacha Charles Sacha Charles ... Roddick
Erin Agostino ... Regina
Mark Camacho ... Principal Larouche
Cecile Cristobal Cecile Cristobal ... Nurse
Adrian Burhop Adrian Burhop ... Picardo
Erica Deutschman ... Pill Popping Party Girl
Danny Blanco Hall Danny Blanco Hall ... History Teacher
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On the eve of his high school graduation, unremarkable Will Kidman finally bonds with the girl he has long yearned for, reclusive Eliana Wynter. But he also discovers a dark secret from his past... that he is about to become a werewolf. Now, in an effort to fight destiny and save their love as well as their lives, they must battle not only Will's growing blood lust but an army of fearsome beasts bent on killing them... and then, us all. Written by Deeww

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Full Moon. New Blood.


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Rated R for horror violence, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Howling VIII See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Landon also plays a werewolf on the Netflix original series hemlock grove See more »

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(At around 1 hr 24 mins) A computer displays "TRANSMITION COMPLETE" with an obvious spelling error. See more »

Crazy Credits

No actual werewolves were harmed in the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Follows Howling III (1987) See more »

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The Howling Reborn
25 March 2012 | by Toronto85See all my reviews

I was a little excited to see this one, as I am with every new instalment to a franchise that has either faltered in recent years or has not produced a sequel in decades. But after watching this one, I kind of wish they'd have left the series dead and buried.

The plot is about an eighteen year old teenager Will (Landon Liboiron) who is beginning to turn into a werewolf all while vying for the love of his classmate Eliana (Lindsey Shaw). Together the two have to try and stop other werewolves from killing them or something, blah, blah, blah. It is just so ridiculous, there's really no need to go further about the "plot". While I was watching this, all I could think of was that this was a cheap rip off of the Twilight series. Now I have nothing against Twilight, I haven't seen it personally. But to fans of the original films, this was a kick in the gut. Sure some of the sequels made after the first Howling were pretty awful, but this one is catering to a different audience than the other films did.

The acting was fine in Howling Reborn, I had no problem there. The movie did look a little cheaply made though. I don't know if I'd recommend it to horror fans or not. Most fans of the original Howling films will probably be disappointed in this one. My low rating for this isn't because it's a terrible movie, but more because it isn't a true Howling sequel in my eyes. Therefore it was very disappointing and something that I probably won't watch again.

3/10


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