Stephen King's 'Silver Bullet'
Stephen King's 'Silver Bullet' (1985)

In this horror film, based on the novella Cycle of the Werewolf, by Stephen King, a werewolf is terrorizing a small town and it is up to a disabled boy, Marty Coslaw (Corey Haim), and his uncle (Gary Busey) to free the town from its beastly… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: October 11, 1985
DVD Release Date: May 28, 2002
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A bad parody of the werewolf films that are set in small-town Middle-America.

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Steve Crum

Werewolves are on the prowl! Sometimes effective, sometimes biting.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Stephen King's Silver Bullet is kinda sorta good...

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat

When I think of great horror films, when I think of great werewolf films, and when I think of a great King film, I think of this.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fairly effective werewolf flick with medium production values

Scott Weinberg

A horror flick for young fans who aren't quite prepared for the really scary stuff.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

feels episodic and slight, little more than a slasher movie in which the slasher is a lycanthrope

Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Surprisingly, the werewolf aspects are the weakest part of the film. The character relationships between Marty and his sister (who is always blamed for his… More
Luke Baldock
Corey Haim plays the same character that he would later perfect in The Lost Boys. He's the boy in a town of strange goings on, but nobody believes him when… More
Alex roy
Silver Bullet is pretty good werewolf film. Corey Haim gives a good performance and so does Gary Busey. Silver Bullet is based on a short story by Stephen King,… More
Red Lats
Silver Bullet is typical Stephen King - a Christian werewolf is cleaning up a town, but I didn't like the movie much - not scary enough for a scary movie.… More
Edward Boxler
Silver Bullet reaks with cheese, and not the enjoybaly stinky cheese. This is the rancid kind that leaves a sour odour in the room even after it's been… More
Cassandra Maples
I first saw this movie when I was ten years old, my uncle, a horror fanatic, showed this to me and my sister and it scared the living soul out of me (Not… More

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