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The Howling (1981)

R 03/13/1981 (US) Horror 1h 31m

Imagine your worst fear a reality


After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

  1. Joe Dante


  2. Gary Brandner


  3. John Sayles


  4. Terence H. Winkless


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dee Wallace

    Dee Wallace

    Karen White

  2. Patrick Macnee

    Patrick Macnee

    Dr. George Waggner

  3. Dennis Dugan

    Dennis Dugan


  4. Christopher Stone

    R. William 'Bill' Neill

  5. Belinda Balaski

    Belinda Balaski

    Terry Fisher

  6. Kevin McCarthy

    Kevin McCarthy

    Fred Francis

  7. John Carradine

    John Carradine

    Erle Kenton

  8. Slim Pickens

    Slim Pickens

    Sam Newfield

  9. Elisabeth Brooks

    Elisabeth Brooks

    Marsha Quist

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Full Cast & Crew

The Howling
The Howling

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $17,985,893.00


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