The Howling
The Howling 1981
Directed By Joe Dante
Screenplay By Terence H. Winkless, John Sayles
Cast Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Belinda Balaski
Produced By Michael Finnell, Jack Conrad
Film Editing By Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante
Cinematography By John Hora
Music By Pino Donaggio

United States



Release Date

April 10, 1981


91 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Avco Embassy Pictures

Budget $1,500,000
Gross $17,985,893
Based on The Howling by Gary Brandner



  • Dee Wallace as Karen White
  • Patrick Macnee as Dr. George Waggner
  • Dennis Dugan as Chris Halloran
  • Christopher Stone as R. William "Bill" Neill
  • Belinda Balaski as Terri Fisher
  • Kevin McCarthy as Fred Francis
  • John Carradine as Erle Kenton
  • Slim Pickens as Sam Newfield
  • Elisabeth Brooks as Marsha Quist
  • Robert Picardo as Eddie Quist
  • Margie Impert as Donna
  • Elizabeth She as Marylou Summers
  • Noble Willingham as Charlie Barton
  • James Murtaugh as Jerry Warren
  • Jim McKrell as Lew Landers
  • Dick Miller as Walter Paisley



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