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The Howling (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,985,000Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,696 $17,985,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,870 $17,985,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 10th, 1981 (Wide) by Avco Embassy
Video Release: June 18th, 2013 by Shout Factory
Running Time: 91 minutes
Franchise: The Howling
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States


Dee Wallace-Stone    Karen White
John Carradine    Erle Kenton
Noble Willingham    Charlie Barton
Slim Pickens    Sam Newfield
Dennis Dugan    Chris
Dick Miller    Walter Paisley (bookstore owner)

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Pino Donaggio    Composer
Ken King    Production Sound Mixer

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.