We’re taking a look back at a werewolf movie that’s one of the more underrated entries in the sub-genre, despite the fact that it was inspired by a Stephen King story. It’s the 1985 film Silver Bullet, and you can find out all about it by checking out the video embedded below.
Directed by Dan Attias from a screenplay written by Stephen King himself (based on King’s novelette Cycle of the Werewolf), Silver Bullet has the following synopsis:
“When a series of unexplained murders occurs in the normally quiet town of Tarker’s Mill, the residents decide to hunt down the killer. However, many of these vigilantes end up dead, and those who don’t are no closer to finding an assailant. But, when a young wheelchair-using boy named Marty encounters a werewolf one night, the pieces begin to come together. Along with his sister and Uncle Red, Marty begins a mission to capture the werewolf once and for all.”
The film stars Corey Haim, Gary Busey, Megan Follows, Everett McGill, Terry O’Quinn, Bill Smitrovich, Robin Groves, Lawrence Tierney, Kent Broadhurst, and Joe Wright, with narration by Tovah Feldshuh… read more >