The Howling

The Howling (1981)

Imagine your worst fear a reality

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1981-01-21
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 473 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: AVCO Embassy Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

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    Editing Mark Goldblatt Editor
    Directing Joe Dante Director
    Editing Joe Dante Editor
    Production Michael Finnell Producer
    Camera John Hora Director of Photography
    Production Susan Arnold Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Makeup Artist
    Sound Pino Donaggio Original Music Composer
    Production Judith Weiner Casting
    Crew Greg Cannom Makeup Effects
    Art Ivo Cristante Property Master
    Production Steven A. Lane Executive Producer
    Production Daniel H. Blatt Executive Producer
    Directing Jack Cummins First Assistant Director
    Writing Gary Brandner Novel
    Writing Terence H. Winkless Screenplay
    Production Jack Conrad Producer
    Art Robert A. Burns Art Direction
    Writing John Sayles Screenplay
    Directing Jeanne Rosenberg Script Supervisor
    Production Rob Bottin Associate Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Rob Bottin Makeup Effects Designer
    Crew Roger Creed Stunt Coordinator
    Visual Effects David Allen Visual Effects
    Art Steven Legler Set Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Nancy G. Fox Wardrobe Supervisor
    Sound Natale Massara Conductor
    Costume & Make-Up Jack Buehler Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Gigi Williams Makeup & Hair
    Production David C. Thomas Production Manager
    Lighting Roger Sassen Best Boy Electric
    Camera Laurel Moore Still Photographer
    Costume & Make-Up Josephine Turner Wigmaker
    Sound Douglas Vaughan Boom Operator
    Camera Norman Cattell First Assistant Camera
    Lighting John Murray Gaffer
    Camera Kurt Young Key Grip
    Visual Effects Peter Kuran Visual Effects
    Crew Joe Beserra Makeup Effects
    Costume & Make-Up Bill Davis Assistant Makeup Artist