The Wolfman - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Wolfman Reviews

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Ali Gray
September 28, 2012
There is a better movie in here, lost in the edit and screaming to get out, but unfortunately, this Wolfman is howling at a moon that's only half-full.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
July 31, 2012
The movie keeps the traditional look of the Wolfman and uses a mixture of practical effects and digital wizardry.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
November 5, 2011
Given its troubled path to the big screen, The Wolfman (2010) is far better than it has any right to be.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dave White
April 4, 2011
I was dumbly entertained in spite of (or maybe because of) all that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 19, 2010
I enjoyed it as a companion piece to the superior original...
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 17, 2010
A slick update of the monster movie classic, The Wolfman features strong imagery and performances, yet is lacking in animal instinct.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
July 5, 2010
While The Wolfman often veers towards the realm of camp, no irony is to be found herein.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Cris Kennedy
July 4, 2010
In the end, The Wolfman reminded me of a couple of people I have dated - achingly beautiful but emotionally barren, and just a tiny little bit scary.
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
May 16, 2010
Like most of director Joe Johnston's work, solidly gets the job done as a brisk, bloody entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
May 7, 2010
Lawrence's transformation is scary because he's a sympathetic character. ... His sophistication can't save him from reckless impulses. I risk making a fool of myself if I say this is timely and relevant.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 2, 2010
This moody and violent remake has several terrific moments.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews
April 1, 2010
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Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
February 21, 2010
What fun. Lighten up and enjoy. The Universal monster film is back!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 20, 2010
works hard to honor the B-movie legacy on whose shoulders it stands while also elaborating and expanding the mythology
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Simon Weaving
February 20, 2010
Despite the hairy production process, Universal Pictures has managed to rescue a half decent chiller in this remake of the 1941 classic B-grade Wolfman that starred Lon Chaney as the man turned beast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
February 19, 2010
Journeyman director Joe Johnston has crafted a generally effective if inconsequential monster movie, highlighted by Rick Baker's beautifully rendered makeup effects and designs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tony Macklin
February 19, 2010
To mix monsters -- The Wolfman is one of those films that was put together like Frankenstein. With all the bloody musical chairs, The Wolfman should collapse. But the Wolfman has enough camp and verve to grab you by the throat. And maybe the funny bone.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly
February 18, 2010
This is the rare blockbuster that offers its characters - and its audience - no shelter.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
February 18, 2010
It's not insultingly dumb. That's refreshing in a 2010 horror pic.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 17, 2010
Neither as bad as you've probably heard, nor is it anywhere near as good as I might have hoped.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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