Cast and Crew: John Sayles (Screenplay); Rob Bottin (Associate Producer, Makeup); Rick Baker (Makeup); Dennis Dugan, Belinda Balaski, Kevin McCarthy, John Carradine, Slim Pickens, Kenneth Tobey, Dick Miller, Forrest J. Ackerman, Roger Corman, Jonathan Kaplan
What It’s About: Reporter Karen White (Dee Wallace) goes to the idyllic retreat run by Dr. George Waggner (Patrick Macnee) to recover from her traumatic encounter with serial killer Eddie Quist (Robert Piccardo). What is the secret of The Colony?
Why Watch it Today?: Cult director Joe Dante turns 65 today. The Howling is one of Dante’s best movies, and his second big hit after Piranha.
Where to Get It: Netflix
Warning: the trailer spoils the ending