History Film / TheHowling

8th Nov '16 12:33:02 PM Pinokio
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* ShoutOut: A murderous dwarf with a knife? Sounds suspiciously like ''[[spoiler:Film/DontLookNow]]''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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A murderous dwarf with a knife? Sounds suspiciously like ''[[spoiler:Film/DontLookNow]]''.''[[spoiler:Film/DontLookNow]]''.
** During the credits, the graffiti says [[Franchise/{{Batman}} BATCAVE]].
7th Nov '16 8:38:25 PM erforce
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* BodyHorror: Especially prominent in this film. The first transformation is quite horrific - it consists of the body disintegrating into a puddle of goo and then rebuilding itself into a wolfman shape.
* FromBadToWorse: These werewolves happen to worship Satan.

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* BodyHorror: Especially prominent in this film. The first transformation is quite horrific - it consists of the body [[ImMelting disintegrating into a puddle of goo goo]] and then rebuilding itself into a wolfman shape.
* FromBadToWorse: HollywoodSatanism: These werewolves happen to worship Satan.


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* TruerToTheText: The plot follows the original Gary Brandner novel more closely than the first film.
7th Nov '16 5:55:02 PM Pinokio
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* TitleDrop
--> '''Stefan:''' This type of bullet, Mr. White, means '''your sister is a werewolf.'''
30th Oct '16 10:40:56 PM Antwan
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The Howling was followed by seven sequels, the most recent in 2011.

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The Howling ''The Howling'' was followed by seven sequels, the most recent in 2011.
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* SuicideByCop: [[spoiler: After realizing that Chris has silver bullets, Dr. Waggner. intentionally goads Chris into shooting him.]]

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* SuicideByCop: [[spoiler: After realizing that Chris has silver bullets, Dr. Waggner. Waggner intentionally goads Chris into shooting him.]]



* TookALevelInBadass: Chris
%%* TransformationIsAFreeAction:
%%* TransformationSequence.
* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: After being bitten Bill's wolf instincts take him over, causing him to go from being a vegetarian to happily eating meat, cheating on his wife with Marsha after previously turning down her advances, and even being the one who bites and turns Karen.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Chris
%%* TransformationIsAFreeAction:
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Chris, once he figures out the werewolf deal.
* TransformationIsAFreeAction: [[spoiler:Chris pretty much waits there while Karen turns into a werewolf. When the transformation is complete, she shoots her on live television.]]
* TransformationSequence: It can't be ''The Howling'' without a good ol' werewolf transformation, now could it?
* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: After being bitten bitten, Bill's wolf instincts take him over, causing him to go from being a vegetarian to happily eating meat, cheating on his wife with Marsha after previously turning down her advances, and even being the one who bites and turns Karen.]]



* FollowTheLeader: Obviously trying to cash in on the ''{{Literature/Twilight}}'' craze.
9th Apr '16 1:58:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlindIdiotTranslation: In Russian bootleg translation, the translator mixed up milleniums and millions, and thus made poor Stirba ten ''million'' years old.



** BlindIdiotTranslation: In Russian bootleg translation, the translator mixed up milleniums and millions, and thus made poor Stirba ten ''million'' years old.
3rd Apr '16 6:46:33 AM Morgenthaler
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[[AC: The Howling was followed by seven sequels, the most recent in 2011.]]

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[[AC: The Howling was followed by seven sequels, the most recent in 2011.]]
2011.



!! ''The Howling'' contains examples of:

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!! ''The Howling'' contains !!These movies contain examples of:
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[[AC:''Howling II: Stirba: Werewolf Bitch/Your Sister is a Werewolf'']]

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[[folder:''Howling
II: Stirba: Werewolf Bitch/Your Sister is a Werewolf'']]Bitch'']]




[[AC:''Howling III: Marsupials'']]

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\n[[AC:''Howling [[/folder]]

[[folder:''Howling
III: Marsupials'']]




[[AC:''Howling IV: The Original Nightmare'']]

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\n[[AC:''Howling [[/folder]]

[[folder:''Howling
IV: The Original Nightmare'']]




[[AC:''Howling V: The Rebirth'']]

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[[folder:''Howling
V: The Rebirth'']]




[[AC:''Howling VI: The Freaks'']]

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\n[[AC:''Howling [[/folder]]

[[folder:''Howling
VI: The Freaks'']]




[[AC:''Howling VII: New Moon Rising'']]

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\n[[AC:''Howling [[/folder]]

[[folder:''Howling
VII: New Moon Rising'']]




[[AC:''The Howling: Reborn'']]

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[[folder:''The
Howling: Reborn'']]


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5th Jan '16 5:50:59 AM OlfinBedwere
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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: Subverted: two very minor characters in ''4'' and ''5'' are revealed to be the same person... who is also the hero of ''7''.

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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome:
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Subverted: two very minor characters in ''4'' and ''5'' are revealed to be the same person... who is also the hero of ''7''.




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* UnPerson: Janice, who died in a HeroicSacrifice at the end of ''4'', isn't mentioned or seen at all in the flashback footage, which gives the unwitting impression that Marie is attempting to take all the credit for stopping the werewolves in that film.
30th Oct '15 2:32:28 PM MisterCPC
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* {{Fandisservice}}: [[spoiler: Marsha and Bill's sex scene becomes more primal as their animal instincts take over... and then they transform in the middle of it.]]
29th Oct '15 1:36:59 AM MisterCPC
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* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: After being bitten Bill's wolf instincts take him over, make him go from being a vegetarian to happily eating meat, cheating on his wife with Marsha after previously turning down her seduction, and even being the one who bites and turns Karen.]]

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* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: After being bitten Bill's wolf instincts take him over, make causing him to go from being a vegetarian to happily eating meat, cheating on his wife with Marsha after previously turning down her seduction, advances, and even being the one who bites and turns Karen.]]
29th Oct '15 1:35:32 AM MisterCPC
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* AntiVillain[=/=]TokenGoodTeammate: [[spoiler: Dr. Waggner wants the Colony to have both their human and animal instincts be harmonious, and even try to live with the rest of civilization. The rest of the Colony ultimately reject this, preferring being taken over by their primitive instincts.]]



* FacialHorror: Karen throws acid over [[spoiler: Eddie's]] face while he's in wolf form. The end result isn't pretty.



* MercyKill: [[spoiler: Chris shoots Karen with one last silver bullet after she transforms.]]



* SuicideByCop: [[spoiler: After realizing that Chris has silver bullets, Dr. Waggner. intentionally goads Chris into shooting him.]]



%%* TranshumanTreachery

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%%* TranshumanTreachery* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: After being bitten Bill's wolf instincts take him over, make him go from being a vegetarian to happily eating meat, cheating on his wife with Marsha after previously turning down her seduction, and even being the one who bites and turns Karen.]]
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