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The Werewolf of Washington (1973)





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After being unknowingly inflicted with the bite of a werewolf while on a visit to Europe, White House press secretary Jack Whittier (Dean Stockwell) begins to turn into a deadly beast by night, terrorizing Washington D.C. and presenting a very deadly threat to the President.

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Dean Stockwell
as Jack Whittier
Biff McGuire
as President
Clifton James
as Attorney General
Beeson Carroll
as Commander Salmon
Jane House
as Marion
Barbara Siegel
as Girl Hippie
Stephen Cheng
as Chinese Foreign Minister
Nancy Andrews
as Mrs. Captree
Ben Yaffee
as Judge Captree
Thurman Scott
as Boy Hippie
Tom Scott
as Reporter
Dennis McMullen
as Astronaut
Jack Waltzer
as Appointments Secretary
Randy Phillips
as Federal Agent
Glenn Kezer
as Admiral
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Critic Reviews for The Werewolf of Washington

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There's nothing fun or kitschy or silly about The Werewolf of Washington. There is only badness. And not the good kind.

Full Review… | September 6, 2006

Audience Reviews for The Werewolf of Washington

Terribly goofy. It follows about the same effects as The Wolfman while having a dumb plot and lame characters. Most of the werewolf scenes look silly, and the pacing is awful. The film doesn't led much to anywhere or strike out as interesting.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad

Dean Stockwell is bitten by a werewolf in Hungary, then returns to the US to serve as assistant press secretary to the President; he conveniently turns into a werewolf only when characters important to his employer's political fortunes are around. The movie is a huge mess in terms of style and tone: it's like they started with a script for a political thriller, altered it to be a crappy werewolf movie, and then decided about halfway through that it worked best as a comedy. Biff McGuire, who's like a poor man's Hal Holbrook, does an occasionally amusing caricature of Richard Nixon, and there's a secret laboratory in the basement of the White House where a mad scientist conducts secret government experiments.

Greg S
Greg S

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Can't beIieve this movie got so many bad reviews.I dont know if this was suppose to be a horror or comedy flick but it made me laugh.Why isn't it a cult classic?

Brody Manson
Brody Manson

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