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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 ... Zarka
Ioan Ionescu Ioan Ionescu ... Vladi (as Ioan Andrei Ionescu)
Ovidiu Niculescu ... Black-Smith
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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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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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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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When Doc shoots the man in his office there is no bullet hole in the sheet behind him. See more »

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Somewhat decent
8 October 2012 | by equazcionSee all my reviews

The story takes place in a town where werewolves are a common hazard. Now, some sort of super-werewolf has apparently arrived. A notorious werewolf hunter (Ed Quinn) swaggers in promising to kill it, while a poor young resident (Guy Wilson), a doctor's apprentice who treats the hordes of werewolf victims, develops an interest in joining the hunt. This to the dismay of his secret love (Rachel DiPillo), the wealthy sheriff's daughter from the other side of the tracks.

Some good twists are eventually revealed, but you have to sit through an hour of cliché filler before being treated to them.

The story definitely suffers from its writers' desire to follow the twist trend. Our straight-to-video production spends its first two-thirds biding its time in cliché limbo, then offers up a frenzy of twists as its climax. Offering some early indication that this is actually an interesting story might even have elevated the film to a theater release.

"Somewhat decent" is really how I would describe most of this. It's a decently glossy looking production with decent camera work, music, and effects, and what becomes a decently original story. Decent acting, too, though it escapes me why the most inexperienced actor was chosen as the lead (Guy Wilson, who definitely has potential, but just isn't a leading man yet).


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