Skinwalkers (2006) Movie Review

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Skinwalkers (2006)

2006 | R | Horror, Thriller, Action, Fantasy
110 minutes / 1h 50min

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Skinwalkers Plot Synopsis:

In accordance with the Navajos' legend, a thirteen year-old boy will finish with the curse of the powerful Skinwalkers, a.k.a. werewolves. The half-breed boy Timothy is raised by his human mother Rachel and protected by his Skinwalkers relatives since he was born. His grandmother Nana, his uncle Jonas, his cousin Katherine, her boyfriend Adam and their friend Doak have kept the secret about his bloodline and neither Timothy nor Rachel know the tragic curse. A couple of days before Timothy's thirteenth birthday, a pack of evil Skinwalkers that have tasted blood led by the evil Varek chases the boy while his family protects him.

Skinwalkers (2006) Review

James Isaac directed Skinwalkers (2006) is a werewolf movie I was looking forward to seeing for a very long time. Skinwalkers grossed a little over $1 million at the US box office. Stars include Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, and Rhona Mitra in this werewolf film.

Skinwalkers is about a mother and her 12-year-old boy who get caught up in a feud between two werewolf packs. Rachel Talbot (Rhona Mitra) is the mother of Varek / Caleb Talbot (Jason Behr). Together they become the focal point of a werewolf war.

I watched Skinwalkers with high expectations, and I think that was the reason I disliked the film so much. The cast did mostly okay with their roles, but it did not help. Natassia Malthe and Kim Coates delivered good performances also but spoiler free, either the director or the screenplay was lacking. You can easily leave this film at the bottom of your werewolf movie watch list, and that is saying a lot.

  • Skinwalkers Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 4
  • Overall Score: 3.04
  • IMDB: 4.6
  • MetaCritic: 3.3
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 1.3

About Skinwalkers 2006

Title: Skinwalkers
Year: 2006
Runtime: 110 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Action, Fantasy
Reviewer:
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 1.52/5 stars from 12,364 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 12,364
MPAA Rating: R
Skinwalkers Cast Starring: Julian Richings, Elias Koteas, Shawn Roberts, Kim Coates, Natassia Malthe, Roman Podhora, Rhona Mitra, David Sparrow, Wayne Downer, Jasmin Geljo, Todd Schroeder, Wendy Crewson, Tig Fong, Barbara Gordon, Matthew Knight, Sarah Carter, Lyriq Bent, Scott Anderson, Jason Behr, Rogue Johnston, L.J. Vasilantonakis, Derek Kealey, Wesley French, Tom Jackson, Christine Brubaker, Wayne Ward, Caroline Mangosing, Ramona Pringle, Everton Lawrence, Patrizia Quas
Skinwalkers Writers: James DeMonaco, Todd Harthan, James Roday
Skinwalkers Director: James Isaac
Box Office: $957,935
Production: Lions Gate Films
Website: http://skinwalkersthemovie.com
Language: English
Country: Canada, USA, Germany