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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1970s

July 6th, 2010 § 1

Werewolf movie time! We’ve already covered the werewolf flicks from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s, so here’s a look at the werewolves of the 1970s (be prepared, it was the 70s so there’s a whole lot of B-grade flicks here).

Los Monstruos del terror: English title “Assignment Terror.” A strange movie that’s not only about werewolves, but also aliens, vampire, a mummy and Frankenstein’s monster.

Cry of the Banshee: In Elizabethan England, a evil lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls upon a werewolf to kill the lord’s family.

Beast of the Yellow Night: Satan saves a man’s life, and in return the man is turned into the Devil’s werewolf servant.

O Homem Lobo: About a father who sends his son to a boarding school, where he becomes a werewolf.

El Bosque del lobo: English title “The Ancines Woods.” A Spanish film about a rapist and murderer is thought to be a werewolf.

La noche de Walpurgis: English title “The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman.” I think the title of this 1971 flick just about covers it – it’s about a werewolf fight with a vampire.

Werewolves on Wheels: Grindhouse fans will love this exploitation film about a biker gang that visit’s a monastery where they encounter monks engaged in worshipping Satan. When the monks try to persuade one of the female bikers, Helen, to become a sacrifice the bikers destroy the monastery and leave. But, as a result of the satanic rituals Helen is now a werewolf.

The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves are Here!: A horror movies about the daughter in a family of werewolves who decides to put an end to the family curse.

Santo y Blue Demon vs Drácula y el Hombre Lobo: English title “Santo & Blue Demon vs. Dracula & the Wolfman.” One of many movies featuring Mexican wrestler Santo fighting the supernatural, this time around it’s vampires and werewolves.

La Furia del Hombre Lobo: Your basic werewolf film about a man that has a werewolf curse cast upon him, and if he doesn’t get rid of it, he turns into a killer when the moon is full.

Dr. Jekyll y el Hombre Lobo: English title  “Dr. Jekyll and the Werewolf.” You’ve got a werewolf looking for a cure by visiting the grandson of the infamous Dr. Jekyll.

Moon of the Wolf: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Dracula contra Frankenstein: English title “Dracula Against Frankenstein.”
About a werewolf that is summoned by a gypsy girl to fight both Frankenstein and Dracula.

Quem Tem Medo de Lobisomem?: English title “Who’s Afraid of the Werewolf?”
About three travellers that come upon a strange family with seven daughters and a son. According to folklore, the son may be a werewolf.

El Retorno de Walpurgis: English title “Curse of the Devil.” About a man whose ancestors executed a witch and in return is turned into a werewolf by modern-day descendants of the executed witch.

The Werewolf of Washington: The president’s press assistant is bitten by a wolf, and when he returns to Washington gruesome murders begin to take place.

Okami no monsho: A Japanese flick about a young man that can transform into a wolf.

Chabelo y Pepito contra los monstrous: English title “Chabelo and Pepito against the Monsters.” About two children who go in search of treasure and find themselves confronted with all sorts of monsters, including the Wolf Man.

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf: A flick about a young boy who suspects that his father has become a werewolf.

The Beast Must Die: A mystery thriller where the viewer is invited to figure out which of the people held hostage in a country estate is a werewolf.

Blood: An Andy Milligan film about a werewolf that plays house with Dracula’s daughter.

Scream of the Wolf: A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it’s actually a werewolf.

Legend of the Werewolf: A flick about a troubled boy who falls in love with a girl who works in a brothel and then turns into a werewolf and devours her clients.

La Maldición de la bestia: English title “Night of the Howling Beast.” This in the eighth Waldemar Daninsky film and is set in the himalayas with bandits and sex-demons.

Las Alegres vampiras de Vogel: English title “Vampires of Vogel.” About two girls that take refuge in a castle full of supernatural creatures.

Werewolf of Woodstock: A super 70s flick about a farmer that is hit by a bolt of lightning which turns him into a werewolf. He then terrorizes the Woodstock music festival.

La Lupa mannara: English title “The Legend of the Wolf Woman.” A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She then has sex with them and then rips their throats out with her teeth. Supposedly a true story.

Nazareno Cruz y el lobo: English title “The Nazarene Cross and the Wolf.” This is an Argentinian werewolf movie about the seventh son of a family who destined to become a werewolf. He is then tempted to make a pact with the devil.

Providence: A man named Clive Langham spends one horrible night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives.

Halloween with the New Addams Family: A reunion show featuring the original cast.

Darwaza: A creepy and obscure Indian vampire and werewolf film.

Death Moon: About a man who travels to Hawaii for a vacation, but finds himself cursed by the natives to become a horrific werewolf every night.

O Coronel e o Lobisomem: English title “The Colonel and the Werewolf.” An adaptation of a fantasy novel by José Cândido de Carvalho, about a retired military colonel.

Wolfman: About a man who inherits a family curse and becomes a werewolf. To free himself he must take on the satanic reverend who cursed them.

If there are any movies missing from this list please let us know.

- Moonlight

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