Our Picks for the Top 25 Best Werewolf Movies of All Time is a great list of movies for all you horror and werewolf fans. How many have you seen? Our best werewolf movie picks include The Wolf Man, An American Werewolf in London, Ginger Snaps, Underworld, Bad Moon, and The Howling to list a couple. The werewolves in these films feature some gory and vicious creatures who are in a pack of werewolves or operate by themselves. Listed here are classic werewolf movies, scary werewolf movies, funny werewolf movies, erotic werewolf movies, romantic werewolf movies, and action-packed werewolf movies.
You may order these werewolf films any way you like; this list is to be taken as a whole with the order not taken too strictly.
Below are the best werewolf movies that are a must see even if you are not a werewolf fan.
Our best werewolf movie top list is a movie listing of werewolf films that our editors and readers voted on. Werewolves are ferocious shapeshifters that change into huge wolves or hybrid man-wolf creatures on the full moon, and some even have the ability to change at will. Not every werewolf horror movie depicts them well so here are the good werewolf movies that are great movies to watch.
The films listed below are the best werewolf films of all time.
Top 25 Best Werewolf Movies to Watch Now
Official Synopsis: Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Tagline: John Landis - the director of Animal House brings you a different kind of animal.
Cast: Frank Oz, John Landis, Jenny Agutter, David Schofield, James Payne, Brian Glover, Harry Fielder, John Owens
Official Synopsis: Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater.
Tagline: Poison, Drowning, Claw, Or Knife. So Many Ways To Take A Life.
Cast: Brian Cox, Leslie Bibb, C. Ernst Harth, Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, Amy Esterle, Laura Mennell, Moneca Delain
Official Synopsis: A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.
Tagline: In many a distant village, there exists the Legend of the Werewolf or Wolf Man, a legend of a strange mortal man with the hair and fangs of an unearthly beast... his hideous howl, a dirge of death!
Cast: Ralph Bellamy, Connie Leon, J.M. Kerrigan, Harry Stubbs, Monty O'Grady, Margaret Fealy, Gibson Gowland, Claude Rains
Official Synopsis: A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness.
Tagline: A Bitch of a Werewolf Movie
Cast: Sean Pertwee, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McKidd, Chris Robson, Leslie Simpson, Craig Conway, Emma Cleasby, Thomas Lockyer
Official Synopsis: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.
Tagline: All your nightmares are about to be transformed into one single inescapable fear!
Cast: Dee Wallace, Dick Miller, Robert Picardo, Robert Hammond, Forrest J Ackerman, Forrest J. Ackerman, Kenneth Tobey, Patrick Macnee
Official Synopsis: Picking up directly from the previous film, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.
Tagline: My God. Brother, what have you done?
Cast: Brian Steele, Michael Sheen, Richard Cetrone, Tony Curran, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Scott Speedman, Sophia Myles
Official Synopsis: Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.
Tagline: An immortal battle for supremacy.
Cast: Brian Steele, Rana Morrison, Richard Cetrone, Michael Sheen, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Kevin Grevioux, Scott Speedman
Official Synopsis: Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
Tagline: She's got the curse
Cast: Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins, Jesse Moss, Kris Lemche, Pak-Kwong Ho, Steven Taylor, Joey Paul Gowdy, Lucy Lawless
Official Synopsis: The juice of a rare Tibetan flower is the only thing that keeps Dr. Glendon from turning into a werewolf during a full moon.
Tagline: Beware! Terror strikes in the night!
Cast: J.M. Kerrigan, Connie Leon, Harry Stubbs, Reginald Barlow, Zeffie Tilbury, Joseph North, Jeanne Bartlett, Tempe Pigott
10). Van Helsing (2004)
Official Synopsis: The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.
Tagline: A Stephen Sommers film
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, David Wenham, Kevin J. O'Connor, Alun Armstrong, Martin Klebba, Marek Vasut, Robbie Coltrane
Official Synopsis: Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
Tagline: Drac's pack is back
Cast: Anthony J Sacco, Fred Tatasciore, Lex Lang, Steve Blum, Lynnanne Zager, Jonathan Loughran, Steve Buscemi, Jess Harnell
12). Silver Bullet (1985)
Official Synopsis: A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives the paralytic Marty Coslaw, his uncle, and his sister, the story's narrator.
Tagline: It started in May in a small town and every month after that whenever the moon is full... It came back.
Cast: Corey Haim, William Newman, Laura Warner, Bill Smitrovich, Julius LeFlore, Gary Busey, Everett McGill, James A. Baffico
Official Synopsis: When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.
Tagline: Vengeance Returns
Cast: Richard Cetrone, Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, Scott Speedman, Christian Tessier, Dan Payne, Kurt Max Runte, Stephen Rea
Official Synopsis: Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.
Tagline: When the moon is full the legend comes to life
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Max von Sydow, Anthony Hopkins, Christian Wolf-La'Moy, Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, David Schofield, Julie Eagleton
Official Synopsis: A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window.
Tagline: Within the forests are strangers lying in wait for innocents . . . who stray from the path! [Australia Theatrical]
Cast: David Warner, Terence Stamp, Stephen Rea, Brian Glover, Jim Carter, Jim Brown, Micha Bergese, Richard Morant
16). Wer (2013)
Official Synopsis: A defense attorney begins to suspect that there might be more to her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, than meets the eye.
Cast: A.J. Cook, Alin Olteanu, Gelu Nitu, Stephanie Lemelin, Simon Quarterman, Oaklee Pendergast, Ionut Grama, Brian Johnson
17). Wolf (1994)
Official Synopsis: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Tagline: Inside every man there are two people-one good, one beast.
Cast: Richard Jenkins, Christopher Plummer, Jack Nicholson, David Hyde Pierce, Thomas F. Duffy, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Allison Janney
Official Synopsis: A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.
Tagline: The End of the World Starts at Midnight
Cast: Tom Woodruff Jr., Leonardo Cimino, Michael Reid MacKay, Robert Lesser, Jon Gries, Julius LeFlore, Jake, Mary Ellen Trainor
Official Synopsis: An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans.
Tagline: Every war has a beginning.
Cast: Brian Steele, Michael Sheen, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Kevin Grevioux, Craig Parker, Kurt Carley, Elizabeth Hawthorne
Official Synopsis: Ginger's sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf.
Tagline: Pour la tuer il faudra mourir. (It only dies if you do.) (Canadian French release0
Cast: Katharine Isabelle, Jake McKinnon, Emily Perkins, Brendan Fletcher, Tatiana Maslany, Janet Kidder, Pascale Hutton, Patricia Idlette
Official Synopsis: Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.
Tagline: Protect the bloodline.
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, Martavious Gayles, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Brian Caspe, James Faulkner, Theo James, Lara Pulver
Official Synopsis: A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.
Tagline: Some interviews with some Vampires
Cast: Adolf Hitler, Aaron Jackson, Christopher Winchester, Ben Fransham, Daniel Rathbon, Cohen Holloway, Jemaine Clement, Nathan Meister
23). Bad Moon (1996)
Official Synopsis: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family...
Tagline: Half man. Half wolf. Total terror.
Cast: Michael Paré, Mariel Hemingway, Mason Gamble, Ken Pogue, Gavin Buhr, Hrothgar Mathews, Johanna Marlowe, Julia Montgomery Brown
24). Twilight (2008)
Official Synopsis: A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.
Tagline: When you can live forever what do you live for?
Cast: Rana Morrison, Anna Kendrick, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene, Cam Gigandet, Ned Bellamy, Brittani Cox, Kellan Lutz
Official Synopsis: In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother...
Tagline: EVEN THOSE WHO LOVED HIM WERE NOT SAFE! (original print ad - all caps)
Cast: John Bennett, George Woodbridge, Victor Harrington, Fred Wood, Peter Sallis, Charles Lamb, Hira Talfrey, Rodney Burke
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26). Wolfen (1981)
Official Synopsis: A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.
Tagline: It will tear the scream from your throat.
Cast: Corey Burton, Roy Brocksmith, James Tolkan, Caitlin O'Heaney, Tom Noonan, Peter Michael Goetz, Charles Howerton, Robert Dahdah
Official Synopsis: Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves.
Tagline: Evil rises...
Cast: Katharine Isabelle, Jake McKinnon, Emily Perkins, Brendan Fletcher, JR Bourne, Matthew Walker, Adrien Dorval, Nathaniel Arcand
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