The Wolfman (2010)

When the moon is full the legend comes to life

Blu-ray, 1h 43min
Rating: 5.8
Votes: 100970
Languages: English, Romany, Romanian, Ukrainian
Country: USA
Director: Joe Johnston
Music: Danny Elfman

Plot outline

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

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Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf. - Anonymous

Lawrence Talbot's (Benicio Del Toro's) childhood ended the night his mother died. His father sent him from the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor to an insane asylum, then he goes to America. When his brother Ben's (Simon Merrells') fiancée, Gwen Conliffe (Emily Blunt), tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns to his father's estate to learn that his brother's mauled body has been found. Reunited with his estranged father Sir John Talbot (Sir Anthony Hopkins), Lawrence sets out to find his brother's killer, and discovers a horrifying destiny for himself. Someone or something with brute strength and insatiable blood lust has been killing the villagers, and a suspicious Scotland Yard Inspector named Aberline (Hugo Weaving) comes to investigate.

A remake of The Wolf Man (1941), Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) is lured back to his family estate to investigate the savage murder of his brother Ben (Simon Merrells) by a bloodthirsty creature of legend. There, Talbot must confront his childhood demons that came to the death of his mother as a child. When Lawrence was searching, he was attacked by the beast, baring a mark on Lawrence. There is a price to pay, Lawrence is now cursed, on every full moon, he becomes a werewolf. Now in hiding, Lawrence's faith is in the hang of being killed or kill. His brother's grieving fiancée Gwen (Emily Blunt) seeks to find a way to have Lawrence saved. - emauger1

Nobleman Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) returns to his ancestral home in Victorian-era England to search for his missing brother Ben (Simon Merrells), only to fall under a terrible curse that causes him to experience an unsettling transformation. Talbot soon discovers that a ravenous beast is on the loose and he must protect the woman he loves from its clutches. - DCJerzeygrl