The Night of the Werewolf
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In the 16th century, Countess Bathory (Julia Saly) is sentenced to a slow death by being imprisoned in a stone tablet due to her machinations with the devil. Her lycanthropic aide, Waldemar is more than willing to die and end his enslavement to the wicked Countess. After many centuries, Waldemar's corpse was found by a pair of grave robbers and they took the silver cross that kept his body in place; thereby awakening the werewolf.
Days after, three beauteous aspiring archaeologists led by Erika (Silvia Aguilar) crosses paths with a revived Waldemar and they accept his hospitality in his castle. Karen (beauteous Azucena Hernandez) instantly falls in love with Waldemar; apparently she is the chosen one who will end the Count's curse. Erika herself is a student of the dark arts and she intends to revive the vampiress; Countess Bathory, with the blood of her friend Barbara (Pilar Alcon). Bathory awakens after many centuries and is determined to once again put Waldemar under their enthrallment in order to fulfill the prophecies of darkness on Earth.
"Night of the Werewolf" is undoubtedly very much linked with other films of the series. I have not seen "Werewolf Shadow", (or did I?) so I can only assume that this entry would be a "souped-up" version of the ones that came before.Read more ›
Gothic horror with a 1970s style twist.
Not too bloody.
A fun evenings entertainment.
Kudos to Deimos for getting the DVD to the market and at a fair price.
In "Night of the Werewolf" real historical vampire Elizabeth Bathory has gained some young sexy friends some centuries after her and her followers -Daninksy among them, though against his will- were executed for all kinds of goat-heavy badness (a cookie for anyone who pegs that reference). Once a pair of grave robbers remove the silver crucifix from the werewolf's corpse on the full moon (just an all around bad idea, really), the fun begins. The satanic beauties stay at Daninsky's gothic crib where the main (wolf)man naturally takes the pick of the litter for his own -he's pimp like that- and spends his nights killing hobos by the full moon while Bathory's Angels prepare the ritual for her resurrection. Hint: there's blood involved.Read more ›
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Not bad, but I like the original "Werewolf Shadow" much better. This movie is too brightly lit! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Brandon Stocks
If you are a Paul Naschy fan, especially his Waldemar Daninsky / werewolf films, then THE NIGHT OF THE WEEREWOLF is essential to your collection. Read morePublished on February 6, 2010 by Bindy Sue Frønkünschtein
This movie is in Spanish and I had to press the language button on the dvd player to get it to play in english. Read morePublished on February 16, 2009 by DAMPER
Considering what I had heard about this film, I found it to be a bit of a letdown. It's a decent horror film, but the whole look of the movie had a "made for TV" feel to it. Read morePublished on October 26, 2008 by Ham Tyler
This is about some girls who go to Transylvania to awaken an ancient vampire. There's also a werewolf about, in fact, he becomes the main character of the film as he falls in love... Read morePublished on September 20, 2008 by Jack C
A must have for any horror fan. This is Naschy at his best. You get vampires, zombie, and Naschy himself the werewolf. Great plot, and effects for its time. Read morePublished on March 24, 2008 by George Carabetsos
"The Night of the Werewolf" is truly one of the most frightening movies with impending mystery and terror that dwells within its gothic atmosphere. Read morePublished on February 8, 2008 by Catherine Ann
Im really happy that i got the chance to buy this film. Also, happy that it got to be on DVD after a longggg wait. Read morePublished on September 5, 2007 by Larry M. Smith