Mankind has been fascinated with werewolves for many centuries. A werewolf, which is also called as wolf man, is a person who changes into a wolf, typically when there is a full moon and returns to human form by day. In most folk tales, the werewolf was characterized as a demon, a part of Satan’s army of darkness. Werewolves are often gifted with extra-human strength and senses, far beyond those of both wolves and men.
According to legend, silver objects such as silver arrows and silver bullets can kill werewolves. When a werewolf dies he is returned to his human form. The idea of werewolves has always intrigued fiction writers and Filmmakers. Human beings have always been curious about werewolves. They have been one of the most intriguing subjects of literature, television shows, and movies. They have been romanticized, criticized, condemned, and vilified for hundreds of years. Filmmakers and writers have been using them to entertain and terrorize people for years. The werewolf genre is one of the most favorite and most famous genres for horror and monster films.
Thousand of movies have been made on werewolves over the years. Some of the famous werewolves movies are: – An American Werewolf in London (1981), Bad Moon (1996), The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973), The Howling (1981), Gingersnaps (2000), Underworld Evolution (2006) and there are thousands more. So, Hollywood has been making movies on this topic for years and I am quite sure Hollywood will soon be making more of these werewolves movies.
Recently, some of the television shows and movies have portrayed female werewolves. Yes, female werewolves do exist in art and literature, but they just aren’t as common as the male werewolf. I am quite sure Hollywood will soon be coming with many movies including female werewolves. With the Introduction of computer graphics in cinema the werewolves can be made look more interesting and fascinating.