Werewolf: The Beast Among Us (Unrated) 2012 UNRATED CC

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When a creature terrorizes a village, a young man joins a team of skilled werewolf hunters to track down the mysterious beast. Experience an all-new level of suspense in the Unrated version.

Starring:
Ed Quinn, Stephen Rea
Runtime:
1 hour 34 minutes

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Werewolf: The Beast Among Us (Unrated)

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Product Details

Genres Thriller, Horror
Director Louis Morneau
Starring Ed Quinn, Stephen Rea
Supporting actors Ed Quinn, Stephen Rea, Ana Ularu, Guy Wilson, Adam Croasdell, Rachel DiPillo, Florin Piersic Jr., Emil Hostina, Dan Badarau, Zoltan Butuc, Stefan Iancu, Iulia Carstea, Corneliu Ulici, Florin Stancu, Radu Iacoban, Ioan Ionescu, Razvan Gheorghiu, Ioana Abur
Studio Universal Pictures
MPAA rating Unrated
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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Like all good werewolf movies, it has a gypsy.
The Movie Guy
Fantastic story...Fantastic thrilling action...Fantastic special effects...Fantastic suspense...Fantastic acting and cast...and also an element of unexpected surprise!
AzLou
This movie sucked so bad, and it wasn't even worth watching.
brandi

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54 of 57 people found the following review helpful By ERSInk . com on October 2, 2012
Format: Blu-ray
Classic Universal Horror films are being honored this October. What better way to do that than to add a new movie to the franchise? "Werewolf: The Beast Among Us" is Universal's newest attempt at giving the tragic hairy monster another chance to shine after the disappointing reaction to "The Wolfman." Don't let the direct-to-DVD tag fool you. This is an entertaining and intriguing addition to the genre of werewolf movies.

I still don't know what there was to be disappointed in with "The Wolfman." It was the perfect blend of two of my favorite horror brands: the gory gothic world of Hammer and the classic Universal look of the monster made famous by Jack Pierce in the 1940s. I am one of the few people who actually loved the film and felt it was a great homage to the classic monster movies of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

"Werewolf: The Beast Among Us" tells the story of a young man (Guy Wilson) in the 19th century named Daniel. His village is being attacked by a wolf-like creature. Daniel assists the town doctor (Stephen Rea) in caring for the victims and making sure no one is infected by the bite of the beast. He decides to help a band of hunters track down the monster after they're hired to rid the town of the werewolf menace.

I know it sounds like a typical monster movie cut from the cloth of every other werewolf flick put out over the years. Thankfully, it's got some fun twists and turns that are meant to keep viewers wondering who the creature is and why it's attacking seemingly targeted individuals. It's just as much a "who-done-it" type movie as it is a classic horror vehicle.

Just like "The Wolfman," "Werewolf: The Beast Among Us" reminds me more of a Hammer Horror movie than a Universal Monster Classic.
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy on October 13, 2012
Format: DVD
A group of werewolf bounty hunters, led by a man whose parents were killed by a werewolf in the first scene, come to the aid of an Eastern European town plagued by a super werewolf. In the village lives young Daniel (Guy Wilson) a doctor's apprentice who has studied the werewolf. He joins up with the team of experts to hunt the werewolf.

People who are bit by a werewolf and survive are called "wurdaleks," a zombie looking creature. To make the story interesting Nia Peeples is one of the hunters and Daniel has a love interest in Eva (Rachel DiPillo). Like all good werewolf movies, it has a gypsy.

The special effects are not the greatest, but get a passing grade. The smart storyline is the biggest attraction. The characters could have been better developed with better lines to make the film more interesting. Considering what has come out as late in the horror genre, this one is above the pack.

Parental guide: No f-bombs, sex, or nudity. I watched the unrated version, which apparently has more gore.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Jonathan on October 13, 2012
Format: Amazon Instant Video
I decided to blindly stream this on Netflix (available as of 10/13/12) and enjoyed it a bit. A young doctor decides to join a group of hunters to stop a menacing creature that has been terrorizing his village. It has some decent moments, including scares and thrills, but doesn't live up to it's potential.

The story is fairly simple, as I previously summarized. So, it's easy to follow which can be seen as a plus. But, the characters were very generic and have been seen a dozen times in other films; the mysterious yet cool hunter, the smooth yet annoying hunter, the strong yet attractive female hunter, etc. The dialogue is also littered with one liners, I did laugh at the story of the horse with wheels for legs, though. Also, I heard several different English accents, which didn't really make sense to me. The gore and action effects were actually really good. But, the werewolves felt out of place and the transformations were a little lackluster and disappointing. Also, it's not the scariest movie, but it does pack some decent jump-out scares and some thrilling action sequences (not enough of them, though.) The werewolf's identity was predictable, but a certain part of the ending was not; regardless, it is also a bit boring and typical.

Overall, the story and characters are generic/often boring and the effects for the most significant part of the film (the werewolves) were bad. It has been done before and better. If you're a fan of werewolves or monster flicks, you may enjoy this film the most.

Werewolf: The Beast Among Us has strong violence and gore. No sex or nudity.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Sam's-Review on October 19, 2012
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
This movie was good up until the last 15 minutes...then the movie just crashed and burned! I know that if anybody paid to see this in the movie theater, you must have been very pissed after wasting your money! The facts: the cinematography was beautiful, the period set and wardrobes were very good. Some (CG) effects were good. Please be advised, that the gore factor is very HIGH in this movie. Do not eat anything if you watch this movie! Trust me. I have never seen this much serious gore in any movie. Not to this level, and not this good. The gore was definitely (A+)quality! This movie is a (made for DVD) type of movie...just like those made for "HBO" movies. If this movie did not flop due to a very cheesey and poor werewolf costume, to include faults in the script...and if the producers kept to 100% CGI for the werewolf, this movie may have pulled it off. All actors performed well and were passable.Do not buy this movie! It's better to (rent it) on a very slow night with nothing better to do. This is my opinion. Thanks. ***(Not sure if this movie was circulated in the theaters).
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