While scanning newer movie releases I came across War Wolves, a B grade made-for-TV movie that just came out on DVD this past November, even though it originally aired on the SyFy channel back in 2009. It may be one of those low budget films, but it doesn’t actually sound too bad, that is, if you like war movies filled with werewolf action.
“Jack Ford leads a special forces unit back to the United States to hunt down Jake Gabriel, a soldier who has been infected with the werewolf virus that turns man into wolf. Little does Jack know that three of the female soldiers serving in his unit have also been infected and have already transformed into she-wolves. The she-wolves’ forces of evil and Ford’s special op forces of good, are pitted against each other in the race to save mankind from turning into wolves.”
The film stars John Saxon (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Tim Thomerson (Trancers), Michael Worth (Desperate Housewives), Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog) and Natasha Alam (True Blood).
For such a low budget film they definitely got some fairly well-known actors. John Saxon, Tim Thomerson and Adrienne Barbeau have been in hundreds of big movies and TV shows over the years. Michael Worth has also been in a handful of popular shows. As for Natasha Alam, well, you may not know the name but if you watch True Blood you will recognize her as Pam and Eric’s sexy stripper Yvetta.
As for the film itself, I haven’t seen it but it has some pretty decent reviews. Most of the reviews say the same thing, “surprisingly good!” So I sure if you lower the bar and don’t expect a blockbuster film, War Wolves isn’t terrible.
What about you guys, have you seen it? If so what did you think, is it worth our time?
One of the writers for werewolves.com, as well as vampires.com.