Werewolf Rising (2014) Movie Review

Werewolf Rising Cover Poster Art

2014 | Horror
78 minutes /

User Score: 56/100

[ Movie Page: Werewolf Rising (2014) ]
[ Trailer ][ Full Poster ]

Werewolf Rising Review


Emma is a country girl who left for the big city only to return years later with big problems. And when...

Werewolf Rising (2014) is an American werewolf horror movie that is not your typical werewolf film. Director and writer BC Furtney (New Terminal Hotel (2010), Fangoria: Blood Drive (2004), Mr. Eryams (2004), Fangoria: Blood Drive II (2005)) failed at executing Werewolf Rising. I was anticipating the arrival of this film because I am a huge fan of werewolf movies, but this movie was far from what I usually enjoy. The title, Werewolf Rising made me believe that his movie was going to be outstanding, and my big smile turned into a frown while viewing this film. Werewolf Rising had a screenplay/storyline that was all over the place as though the writer/director was making it up as the movie progresses.

Werewolf Rising revolves around Emma (Melissa Carnell - Im Namen der Liebe (2012), Young Again (2010), Boggy Creek (2010), Humans vs. Zombies (2011)) who is a country girl that wanted to live in the big city. Emma left the country life to live in the big city and returned several years later with major problems. Emma thought that she will get the rest/relaxation and peace that she needed in the Arkansas mountains, but she was wrong as there is a bloodthirsty werewolf in the woods. Emma soon met the werewolf and had to fight to save her life and soul because there is an evil underworld that she did not know about.

Werewolf Rising is not good or bad, just average where the werewolf looks good with the budget it had and the acting was pretty decent, especially Bill Oberst Jr. acting skills. The werewolf spends most of its time in the movie chasing Emma around and turning people into werewolves instead of eating/violently attacking them. If you are looking for a werewolf movie where the werewolf kills people, then this movie is not for you. I was amused that an attempt at making a twist ending was pushed into there, but it did not work because it was obvious that there was not much thought that went into the twist.

About Werewolf Rising 2014

Title: Werewolf Rising
Year: 2014
Runtime: 78 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror
Score: 1 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.8/5 stars from 16 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 16
Starring: Bill Oberst Jr., Danielle Lozeau, Matt Copko, Brian Berry, Melissa Carnell, Taylor Horneman, Irena Murphy
Writers: BC Furtney
Director: BC Furtney