The Curse of the Werewolf

"Weak"

The Curse of the Werewolf Review


You know your monster movie's in trouble when the villain isn't even born until the 30 minute mark. This minor horror flick is notable for Oliver Reed's appearance as the title creature, but the adaptation of The Werewolf of Paris (which moves the action to Spain) never amounts to much, because little ever happens in the story. Our antihero starts hunting goats during full moons when he's just a kid. Later he moves on to the residents of his village. Naturally this leads to a lynch mob, but even that doesn't raise the temperature more than a few degrees.

The film appears on DVD as part of the mammoth two-disc, eight-movie Hammer Horror Series, which includes The Brides of Dracula, The Curse of the Werewolf, The Phantom of the Opera (1962), Paranoiac, The Kiss of the Vampire, Nightmare, Night Creatures, and The Evil of Frankenstein.



Facts and Figures

Genre: Horror/Suspense

Run time: 91 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 7th June 1961

Distributed by: Universal Pictures

Production compaines: Hammer Film Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Fresh: 3 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Producer:

Starring: as Leon Corledo, as Don Alfredo Corledo, as Cristina Fernando, as Servant Girl (Jailer's Daughter), as Marques Siniestro, Josephine Llewellyn as Marquesa, Richard Wordsworth as Beggar, Hira Talfrey as Teresa, Corledo's Servant, Justin Walters as Young Leon

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