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The small city Tarker's Mill is startled by extreme sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. People lock themselves up at night, but there's one boy who's still outside, he's preparing the barbecue.
It started in May in a small town and every month after that whenever the moon is full... It came back.
Also Known As:
Cycle of the Werewolf
Stephen King's Silver Bullet
Title: Silver Bullet
Release Date: October 11, 1985
Runtime: 95 mins
All Genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 5.9
Brimstone Pit Rating: 6.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S
MPAA Rating: R
Gary Busey ...Uncle Red
Everett McGill ...Reverend Lowe
Corey Haim ...Marty Coslaw
Megan Follows ...Jane Coslaw
Robin Groves ...Nan Coslaw
Leon Russom ...Bob Coslaw
Terry O'Quinn ...Sheriff Joe Haller
Bill Smitrovich ...Andy Fairton
Joe Wright ...Brady Kincaid
Kent Broadhurst ...Herb Kincaid
Heather Simmons ...Tammy Sturmfuller
James A. Baffico ...Milt Sturmfuller
Rebecca Fleming ...Mrs. Sturmfuller
Lawrence Tierney ...Owen Knopfler
William Newman ...Virgil Cuts
Sam Stoneburner ...Mayor O'Banion
Lonnie Moore ...Billy McLaren
Rick Pasotto ...Aspinall
Cassidy Eckert ...Girl
Wendy Walker ...Stella Randolph
Michael Lague ...Stella's Boyfriend
Myra Mailloux ...Stella's Mother
William Brown ...Bobby Robertson (as W.H. Brown)
Herb Harton ...Elmer Zinneman
David Hart ...Pete Sylvester
Graham Smith ...Porter Zinneman
Paul Butler ...Edgar Rounds
Crystal Field ...Maggie Andrews
Julius LeFlore ...Smokey
Roxanne Aalam ...Uncle Red's Girl
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Dino De Laurentiis
Martha De Laurentiis
"Mansion of Misery"
"All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go"
More Movie Taglines:
- It started in May in a small town and every month after that whenever the moon is full... It came back.
- Whenever the moon is full... it comes back!
- Uncle Red: I understand that my niece and nephew have been sending little love letters to the local minister suggesting he gargle with broken glass, or eat a rat-poison omelette!
Jane Coslaw: Aww, look out world, Marty the Great didn't get something he wanted.
Uncle Red: Where's your Mom? Marty Coslaw: She and Dad are out back lighting the barbeque, yeah, and Jane's walking around in all these new clothes showing off her tits, acting like no one ever had tits before her.
Uncle Red: You guys wanna know what I think? Marty Coslaw: No, we just called you out here to admire your pretty little face. Uncle Red: You better watch your mouth, you're on thin ice with me son.
Jane Coslaw: Oh, I hate you, you booger!
- Filming began in October 1984, and finished slightly before Christmas of the same year.
Early drafts of the film's script, including the pressbook release, it stated that the werewolf speaks. In the actual film itself, the werewolf does not speak at anytime.
Producer Dino De Laurentiis was very unhappy with the werewolf used in the film. He was disappointed in both the way it looked and the way the costumed actor moved. This proved to be a bit of an insult to the actor wearing the suit as he was an accomplished modern dancer and was hired specifically for his movement skills.
Shooting started without a proper werewolf suit.
According director Daniel Attias, Gary Busey ad libbed a great deal, for instance when Uncle Red is in the gun shop. Attias checked it with Stephen King, who said OK for it to be included.
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Rating: 6.9 out of 10.0 - 66 votes cast total
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