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Werewolf: The Beast Among Us (2012)

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Set in a 19th century village, a young man studying under a local doctor joins a team of hunters on the trail of a wolf-like creature.

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Louis Morneau

Writers:

Michael Tabb (screenplay), Catherine Cyran (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Quinn ... Charles
Guy Wilson ... Daniel
Stephen Rea ... Doc
Rachel DiPillo ... Eva (as Rachel Katherine DiPillo)
Adam Croasdell ... Stefan
Ana Ularu ... Kazia
Florin Piersic Jr. ... Fang
Steven Bauer ... Hyde
Nia Peeples ... Vadoma
Radu Iacoban ... Constable Orban
Zoltan Butuc Zoltan Butuc ... Ferka
Emil Hostina ... Jaeger
Dan Badarau Dan Badarau ... Zarka
Ioan Ionescu Ioan Ionescu ... Vladi (as Ioan Andrei Ionescu)
Ovidiu Niculescu ... Black-Smith
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Storyline

In the Nineteenth Century, when a werewolf slaughters the dwellers of a small town, a group of bounty hunters commanded by Charles arrive in town and negotiate a higher reward. The apprentice of medicine Daniel, who is the protégé of the local doctor, joins the group and provides information about the beast that is intelligent and kills not only on the full moon, but also on the previous and the next days. Soon the gypsy leader invites Charles and Daniel and explains that in the solstice, the wolf-like creature will be able to control his transformation at will. Therefore they have only two days to discover who the beast among them is and destroy it. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence and grisly images throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wolfman 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Transylvania, Romania See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The bolt action rifle used by some of the hunters is a Mosin Nagant. These were first produced in Imperial Russia from 1891 until the 1940s by the USSR and were also used in limited numbers by other Eastern European nations (including Finland). This places the time period of this film sometime after 1891. See more »

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In the first scene the man uses plastic shotgun shells. See more »

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Spun-off from The Wolfman (2010) See more »

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Better than the rating suggest
13 October 2012 | by danishdonjuanSee all my reviews

This movie was far better than I expected. A easy thriller to get into, with a lot of action and intriguing twists and turns. The lighting and cinematography was very good, and the characters were intriguing.

The acting and special effects could have been better, and some may wish it to be more scary, but I don't think anything about this movie was poor or cheesy. Especially considering a cast of so few "big name actors".

I was never bored or disappointed. As action-thriller it did all I would want from the genre, it surprised, thrilled, was nice to view, and engaged me enough emotionally to care what happened. I was well entertained and think a rating of 5 or lower is very harsh when you compare it to other films with a similar rating.


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