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Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)

A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Hughes ...
Ian
Michele Matheson ...
Elizabeth
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Winston (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
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Bellamey
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Miss Eddington
Jered Barclay ...
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R.B Harker (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
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Sheriff Fuller (as Carlos Cervantes)
Christopher Morley ...
Carl / Carlotta
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Toones
Randy Pelish ...
Pruitt
Ben Kronen ...
Hank
John A. Neris ...
Earl Bartlett
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Carny Worker
Jeremy West ...
Lester
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A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

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Rated R for some scenes of graphic horror violence | See all certifications »

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13 June 1991 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Mary Lou from the previous sequel The Rebirth has a brief, non-speaking cameo as a circus audience member in the beginning of the film. Although her quick appearance won't be referenced until the following sequel, New Moon Rising. See more »

Goofs

As Ian walks off at the end of the film the shadow of the camera and crew is visible on the ground briefly. See more »

Quotes

Ian: Leave here, Winston. You don't belong. The world is full of freaks, but you're not one of them.
Winston: I don't understand. This is... It's the only place I'm not a freak.
Ian: No! This is the only place where you are one.
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Connections

Follows Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be Seeing You
Music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Irving Kahal
Publisher Francis Day & Hunter Ltd./Redwood Music Ltd.
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This film tries too hard.
22 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Howling VI (1991) was another entry in the never ending Howling saga. Thia one takes place in a small town. A sleazy little carnival is in town. Follow close by is a mysterious young man. The creepy owner of the carnival takes a liking to the kid. But does he have ulterior motives? The kid meets a nice young girl and the two become good friends. But the carny wants the girl too and what's left of the dying town.

Somewhat different take on the series. The ever so pretty Carol Lynley has a small role as the town's matriarch. Antonio Fargas has a small role as well. The shady Bruce Payne also co-stars in this bizarre flick that has a heavy jones for Paul Naschy films. Hey buddy, don't bite off the man. Try and be original for a change.

Mediocre stuff, but watchable.

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