Werewolf legend has always been a fascinating genre for years. The legend has strong roots in European folklore. A number of films have been made about the Werewolf legend and some have produced a cult following. Following is our list of 15 best werewolf films ever:
15. Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed is the sequel to the epic Canadian horror film, Ginger Snaps. The story is set in the time after Ginger Snaps. The sequel tells the struggle of Brigitte after being transformed into a werewolf.
The story revolves around her cravings of sex and killing, her struggle to transform back, and newfound friendships and broken trusts.
14. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Brotherhood of the Wolf is a French werewolf film with a plot loosely based on a real-life killing spree that happened in the 18th century; the legend of Beast of Gevaudan. The film tells the story of the hunt of the vicious beast who is hunting down women and children, spreading fear in the people.
13. Wolfen (1981)
Wolfen is the film adaption of Whitley Strieber’s novel of the same name. It is the story of an NYPD Captain, Dewey Wilson, who is set a task to solve the mystery of brutal murders. The victims seem to have been killed by a vicious beast. During his search for the killer, he meets from shapeshifters to karate experts, all of whom fall prey to the brutal beast’s merciless killing, one by one.
Strieber then begins to understand that the criminal he is looking for may not be an animal or a human. Chances are that he might be a wolf spirit, as Natives claim.
12. Wolf (1994)
Will Randall seems to have lost it all when he loses both his life and his job to a younger co-worker. One day he gets bitten by a werewolf and feels his senses improved and his body full of energy, despite his age.
Soon after that, the daughter of his boss falls in love with him, head to toe, not knowing what creature he is and the fact that she is becoming one of his kind.
11. Underworld (2003)
Vampires and werewolves have been at war for centuries. Selene, a vampire death dealer is given the job to finish off last of the werewolves and end this war for good. But when Selene meets Michael, she falls madly in love with the werewolf.
Selene must decide where her loyalties lay, with her werewolf love or with her vampire race.
10. Blood and Chocolate (2007)
Blood and Chocolate is an American werewolf movie whose plot revolves around a beautiful Romanian female werewolf who falls madly in love with an American cartoonist, Aiden who is kind and loving and gentle and all. She is sure that he will understand.
Her complicated net of loyalties with her pack and her lover, make it difficult for her to survive.
9. The Company of Wolves (1984)
The Company of Wolves is a British Gothic Werewolf horror story based on a short story of the same name from Angela Carter’s famous story collection called The Bloody Chamber. The story is about a young girl who dreams that she is living in a fantasy forest with her family. In her dream, her sister is killed by a strange beast and she travels to her grandmother who warns her about the strangers whose eyebrows meet.
One day, on her way to her grandmother, she does find an attractive stranger whose eyebrows meet and that stranger turns out to be a werewolf who eats her grandmother. Now her desire to avenge her grandmother conflicts her desire for the attractive creature. The film narrates a number of folk stories too, all concerning and depicting werewolves’ evil nature.
8. Bad Moon (1996)
Bad Moon is an American horror film about a man’s struggle against the evil breeding inside him and his will to contain it and keep him from endangering those he held dear. His almost lost battle may be won by the love he bears for his family and his dog, Thor.