Netflix has no shortage of amazing content, but werewolf movies in the list of must-watch Netflix titles bring an oomph factor to your streaming experience.
Werewolves are among the most popular monsters in movies, and for a good reason! They are scary, powerful, and fascinating all at the same time. If you’re looking for a good werewolf movie to watch on Netflix, we’ve got you covered.
This blog post will list our top favorite and the best werewolf movies on Netflix. We’ll also provide a brief description of each film so that you can decide which one is right for you.
1. Vikingulven (2022)
Writer: Espen Aukan, Stig Svendsen
Director: Stig Svendsen
Cast: Liv Mjönes, Sjur Vatne Brean, Kasper Antonsen, Arthur Hakalahti, Marius Lien
IMDB Rating: Pending
Vikingulven, also known as Viking Wolf, is a 2022 Norweigiann teen thriller. The movie revolves around a teen girl Thale whose family has moved to a small town due to her mother’s new job in the police.
The movie’s events unfold when Thale witnesses the murder of a student at a party she attends as well. But Thale is confused about the killer’s identity as being an animal or a human.
2. Wolf (2021)
Writer: Nathalie Biancheri
Director: Nathalie Biancheri
Cast: George MacKay, Lily-Rose Depp, Paddy Considine, Eileen Walsh, Fionn O’Shea, Lola Petticrew
IMDB Rating: 6.4/10
Wolf is an Irish/Polish psychological drama about a boy who suffers from species dysphoria. Jacob believes he is a wolf and is committed to a mental asylum after a violent episode with his brother.
At the asylum, he meets other patients with similar conditions who believe they are different kinds of animals. He befriends a beautiful girl called Wildcat, with whom Jacob explores the asylum at night.
The head of the facility is a vicious person dubbed Zookeeper who uses inhumane ways of treatment on the patients, which leads Jacob to revolt and attack an employee. The attack results in further dehumanizing of Jacob, who, with the help of Wildcat, manages to free himself and run away in the wild.
3. The Amityville Moon (2021)
Writer: Thomas J. Churchill
Director: Thomas J. Churchill
Cast: Cody Renee Cameron, Michael Cervantes, Sheri Davis, Augie Duke, Michael Gaglio, Alexis Iacono
IMDB Rating: 2.4/10
Alyssa and Karla, girls at a church-run boarding home, try to escape from it and the sinister being inside it. Karla gets killed by the monster, whereas Alyssa escapes.
Detective Kimball is tasked with finding the missing girls, which leads him to unearth the horrible things happening at the boardinghouse making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
4. The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Writer: Jim Cummings
Director: Jim Cummings
Cast: Jim Cummings, Riki Lindhome, Chloe East, Jimmy Tatro, Robert Forster
IMDB Rating: 6.2/10
The movie is premised in the fictional town of Snow Hollow. The town is gripped with fear as a serial killer seems to have made the town his target, but when evidence shows the presence of a wolf, the townspeople believe there may be a werewolf amongst them.
Officer Marshal, a recovering alcoholic single parent, is skeptical of the theory and is adamant about finding the real killer. Still, the mounting pile of bodies and lack of suspects start to take a toll, and he starts to lose sight of what is real.
The reality of the werewolf, which he eventually figures out, shocks him when a few clues lead him to an unexpected suspect.
5. Family Blood (2018)
Writer: Nick Savvides, Sonny Mallhi
Director: Sonny Mallhi
Cast: Vinessa Shaw, James Ransone, Colin Ford, Ajiona Alexus, Carson Meyer France Jean-Baptiste
IMDB Rating: 4.2/10
A recovering drug addict Elle and her two teenage kids move to a new city to start afresh. She is resolved to keep her sobriety with which she has had difficulty in the past by change of environment, a good job, and being regular to her AA meetings.
But old habits die hard, and even a complete overhaul of her life couldn’t keep her straight, and she slips back to her old self.
All these changes when she gets acquainted with the charming Christopher, who has a very different and peculiar addiction. Her new addiction changes Elle into a new woman and a mother her kids barely recognize.
6. Wilding (2018)
Writer: Fritz Böhm, Florian Eder
Director: Fritz Böhm
Cast: Liv Tyler, Bel Powley, Brad Dourif, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, James LeGros
IMDB Rating: 5.5/10
Anna has spent her complete childhood living in an attic with her supposed father. He kept her locked in the attic, telling her to fear “wilding,” a dangerous monster who prowls outside to eat monsters. The father dubbed “daddy” gives her puberty blockers to stop her from growing up, making Anna extremely ill.
When a series of events leads her to be discovered and freed by Sherrif Ellen, Anna starts to live a normal teenage life.
Her body starts to go through puberty, bringing back memories of her traumatic childhood and a life-changing secret that reveals her true family. Her new reality makes her the target of the townspeople and makes her fight for survival.
7. Good Manners (2017)
Writer: Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra
Director: Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra
Cast: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira
IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
Clara, a nurse, is hired by a wealthy pregnant woman Ana. Throughout pregnancy, Clara notices the peculiar habits of Ana and helps her navigate through her difficult pregnancy. When Ana dies during childbirth delivering a half-werewolf baby, Clara decides to raise her baby independently.
Seven years later, the baby named Joel struggles to live a normal life, and his feral nature forces Clara to reassess her parenting ways.
8. Vampire Academy (2014)
Writer: Daniel Waters
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Dominic Sherwood, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Sarah Hyland
IMDB Rating: 5.5/10
Rose and Vasilla Dragomir are best friends studying at St. Vladimir’s Academy. Rose is a dhampir, a vampire-human hybrid, whereas Vasilla is a Moroi and a Princess and last of her bloodline. Moroi are the good vampires who quench their bloodthirst from consenting donors, whereas Strigoi is the evil vampires who kill their victims to drink blood.
Dhampirs are the guardians who protect the Moroi from Strigoi, and at vampire academy, the Dhampirs train to be fighters who are tasked with killing the Strigoi’s.
When it is revealed that Vasilla has a rare power, she is in mortal danger from those who want to use her power for their gain. Rose and other friends rush to save her and stop the evil that lurks amongst them.
9. When Animals Dream (2014)
Writer: Rasmus Birch
Director: Jonas Alexander Arnby
Cast: Lars Mikkelsen, Jakob Oftebro, Sonja Richter
IMDB Rating: 5.8/10
Marie, a shy teenage girl, lives in a secluded fishing village in Denmark with her parents. Her mother is unresponsive and bound to a wheelchair due to a mysterious ailment. Marie develops a weird rash on her chest, becoming more bothersome as hair grows on her.
She works at a fish processing plant where her fellow employees bully her under the pretense of initiating her. Marie’s body starts to transform further, bringing her to a terrifying realization that her family has kept dangerous secrets from her, which will eventually change her life forever.
10. Dark Shadows (2012)
Writer: Seth Grahame-Smith
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller
IMDB Rating: 6.2/10
Barnabas Collins and his parents became one of the first settlers in Maine and built a town called Collinsport and a grand estate called Collinwood. Barnabas, who turns out to be quite a womanizer, brings the wrath of a witch called Angelique when he rejects her love.
The witch curses him to be a vampire, murders his parents, and causes his fiance to commit suicide. She further punishes him by turning the town’s residents against him, who chain and bury him alive. Years later, Barnabas is freed when construction workers accidentally open his coffin, and he returns to his estate, finding it to be in ruins and his descendants destitute.
Barnabas gets accustomed to the new advancements in life and helps his family rebuild and face an enemy from past hellbent on destroying him and his family.
11. Underworld Awakening (2012)
Writer: Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J. Michael Straczynski, Allison Burnett
Director: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley, Charles Dance
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
A few years after the previous movie’s events, Vampires and Lycans are subjected to a purge after humans discover their existence. When an attack leads to the capture of Selene and Micheal, Selene is put in a cryogenic chamber from which she wakes up 12 years later.
She wakes up into a world where vampires and Lycans are near extinct and fighting for survival. David is presumably dead, and Selene has a daughter who has inherited both of her parents’ traits, making her unique and different from both species.
Young David approaches her, a vampire, who helps Selene and her Daughter Eve escape their captors and leads them to his coven. Selene and David, along with a sympathetic human detective, fight to protect Eve from the two-faced enemy and face off a super-enhanced Lycan who intend to use Eve for their agenda.
12. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012)
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli
IMDB Rating: 5.5/10
The movie is a continuation of the previous movie. Bella has given birth to her daughter Renessme and has finished transforming into a vampire. She wakes up to her new self with all the powers and changes that being a vampire brings, but there are more surprises than she anticipated.
Jacob has imprinted on her daughter, and her daughter is a human/vampire hybrid that seems to be growing rapidly. The family is jolted into a terrifying situation when a misunderstanding makes the Volturi believe their daughter to be an immortal child. Alice gets a vision of them coming to kill the family.
The family rallies up vampire friends and acquaintances as witnesses to stop Volturi and protect their family. In doing so, they make a stand and find their happily ever after.
13. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011)
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser
IMDB Rating: 4.9/10
Bella and Edward finally get married and enjoy a happy honeymoon on the Isle Esme, where they consummate their marriage. It all changes when Bella realizes she is pregnant and flies back to their family home. The movie focuses on the tumultuous pregnancy of Bella, whose vampire fetus is growing at a rapid pace making Bella extremely weak.
When the wolves know about the baby, they decide to kill the mother and child, which makes Jacob take a stand as he still has feelings for Bella. Jacob claims his alpha heritage and forms his pack to protect the Cullens, specifically Bella.
The baby arrives mortally, wounding Bella, who is given an emergency C-section forcing Edward to take drastic measures to save her. Bella finally gets her wish of being a vampire as she starts transforming while in a deep sleep, due to which all her injuries heal.
14. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg
Director: David Slade
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Bryce Dallas Howard, Billy Burke, Dakota Fanning
IMDB Rating: 5/10
Bella and Edward are amidst deciding their future, with Bella reluctant to get married at the young age of eighteen. In contrast, Edward wants to marry before turning Bella into a vampire. Meanwhile, the town of Forks is facing new disappearances making the Cullens suspect a newly turned vampire the reason.
Bella finds herself in danger once again when she becomes a target of a revenge plan. Victoria, whose mate James was killed by Edward, is creating an army to attack the Cullens and kill Bella to avenge the death of her love.
The vampires and the wolves band together to vanquish the army and protect Bella. Amidst all this, Bella has to figure out her feelings and decide her future.
15. The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)
Writer: Art Edler Brown, Douglas Sloan
Director: Eric Bross
Cast: Victoria Justice, Brooke Shields, Chase Ellison, Matt Winston, Brooke D’Orsay, Christie Laing
IMDB Rating: 6/10
The Sands family is drowning in troubles with the family’s matriarch dying recently and the family struggling financially. Jordan, a teenage girl, is an oddball with many allergies making her life difficult. Her brother is obsessed with monsters and often plays grisly pranks on his family.
They are surprised when they inherit a castle in Romania from a great-great-uncle Dragomir. They go to Romania to sell the castle to fix their financial woes but get pulled into the mysterious history of the castle that reveals important details of their heritage and the hidden agenda of a strange woman with a sinister secret.
16. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg
Director: Chris Weitz
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Rachelle Lefevre, Billy Burke
IMDB Rating: 4.8/10
Bella is turning eighteen and is not thrilled with it as this means she is aging and Edward is not. The Cullens have planned a surprise party for her which turns sour when a papercut makes Jasper try to attack her. Edward is dismayed and believes that her family is dangerous for her breaks up.
Following months of post-breakup depression, Bella spends her time with her friend Jacob who it turns out becomes a werewolf.
Bella, who still misses Edward dearly, realizing that reckless endangerment of herself makes her hallucinate Edward jumps from a cliff which Alice sees in her visions and assumes that Bella has killed herself. Edward distraught seeks out Volturi, the Vampire royals, to end his life which they deny.
Edward plans to reveal himself as a vampire to the world to force Volturi’s hand, but Bella and Alice reach in time to stop him.
The Volturi are not happy with humans knowing their existence but let them go when they are told that Bella plans to change into a vampire making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
17. Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Writer: Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman, Howard McCain
Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
Cast: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux
IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
The movie gives us the origin story of the vampire versus werewolves feud. In one of his rampages, William, the original werewolf, created the werewolves that infested the countryside. Unlike other werewolves, Lucian is one of a kind as he can transform back into human form and is called a Lycan.
Victor, the vampire elder, has raised Lucian since he was an infant to create a Lycan army to protect the vampires during day hours and work as laborers during the night. Lucian and Victor’s daughter Sonja fall in love, and Sonja helps Lucian escape, who in turn flees with all the enslaved Lycans.
Knowing of Sonja’s betrayal, Victor imprisons her, and when Lucian comes to rescue her, he is imprisoned. In desperation, Sonja reveals to her father that she is pregnant with Lucian’s baby, hoping her father will show mercy, but Victor is disgusted.
The high council sentences Sonja to die, and she is executed by being exposed to sunlight. Lucian, in grief, calls out to his brethren who attack the castle. Victor is severely wounded and thrown out while many vampires die.
The remaining vampires and Victor flee in a boat, and the Lycans take over the castle, ensuing an ongoing conflict between the races making it one of the best werewolf movies on Netflix.
18. Twilight (2008)
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli
IMDB Rating: 5.2/10
Bella, an awkward teenager, moves to Forks’ town from Pheonix, Arizona, to live with her father. She is introduced to her father’s Quilette friend and his son Jacob Black. She befriends a couple of her classmates at school but is very intrigued with the mysterious Cullen family, specifically Edward.
When an incident reveals Edward’s superhuman speed and strength to her, she deduces and confirms from Edward that he is a vampire. Edward reassures Bella that they only hunt animals, and the couple falls in love. They start to date, and Bella is introduced to his family, who show mixed reactions to their relationship.
A trio of feral vampires has been hunting around the town and causing discomfort to the Cullen family as they are against human hunting. James, a tracker vampire from the trio, becomes obsessed with hunting Bella and lures her into a trap.
The Cullens rescue her and, in the process, kill James. Bella and Edward attend the school dance together as a couple of unaware of the presence of Victoria, James’s lover, who is planning to avenge the death of her mate.
19. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Writer: Len Wiseman, Danny McBride
Director: Len Wiseman
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy
IMDB Rating: 6.7/10
The movie continues where the previous one left off. Selene hides Michael in a safe house till she can get some answers from Kraven. But Kraven has already been murdered by Markus, who has to awaken before his time. Selene and Michael search for their history while Markus hunts them down to free his brother.
The movie throughout explains the history of the first vampires and werewolves. Alexander Corvinus, the first immortal, has three sons who inherited his immortal gene. Markus gets bitten by a bat and turns into a vampire, William gets bitten by a wolf and turns into a werewolf, the third brother remains a human, and Michael is his descendent.
When William and his creations cannot be controlled, Markus changes Victor and his army into vampires to capture and control them. Victor imprisons William in a secret chamber built by Selene’s family. Victor kills Selene’s family and raises her as a vampire who has the location of Williams prison hardwired in her DNA.
Markus is hunting Selene to get the information he wants, and it is upto her and Micheal to stop Markus from unleashing his uncontrollable brother on the world making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
20. Underworld (2003)
Writer: Danny McBride
Director: Len Wiseman
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Brolly, Erwin Leder, Bill Nighy
IMDB Rating: 7/10
Selene is the ultimate vampire warrior dedicated to eradicating the Lycan werewolves from the face of the Earth. She learns that the Lycans are looking for a seemingly normal human Micheal and she sets to find out the reason. When it looks like one of the superior vampires is betraying their clan, she wakes up the elder Victor from his chamber even though it’s Markus’s turn to wake up.
It is revealed that Micheal is no ordinary human but a direct descendent of the very first immortal, and Lycans are seeking him to create Lycan/vampire hybrids. The ensuing events reveal the truth about the Lycans and the vampire elder who has kept Selene in the dark her entire life and has fed her lies to keep her faithful to him.
21. Interview With The Vampire (1994)
Writer: Anne Rice
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Stephen Rea, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater, Kirsten Dunst
IMDB Rating: 7.5/10
The movie focuses on Luis. a vampire, who narrates his life story to a reporter. Luis was born in the 18th century as a wealthy lord. After his wife and unborn child die, Luis is suicidal, but he accepts when offered a chance at immortality and companionship by Lestat, a ruthless vampire.
He regrets his decision as he realizes he is far different from his vicious maker and does not enjoy killing humans. When he decides to leave his companion, he is made to stay when Lestat changes a little girl into a vampire; they eventually decide to raise her together as a daughter.
When the little girl remains little throughout decades, conflict begins to rise following betrayal and heartbreak making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
22. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
Writer: James V. Hart
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves
IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
In the 15th century Transylvania Vlad the Impaler has returned from battle only to find that his wife Elisabeta, presuming him dead, had committed suicide. Vlad desecrates the chapel in a fit of rage, stabs the cross, and drinks the blood oozing from it.
Damned for eternity, the year 1897 sees Vlad living as Count Dracula in Transylvania when a solicitor named Jonathan Harker comes to his castle to finalize land-related matters.
As soon as Dracula sets eyes on Harker’s fiance Mina, he is convinced that she is Elisabeta incarnated. Dracula leaves Jonathan amongst his brides to feed off him and sails for London to track down his long-lost love making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
23. The Lost Boys (1987)
Writer: Janice Fischer, Jeffrey Boam, James Jeremias
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Corey Haim, Edward Herrmann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric
IMDB Rating: 7.3/10
Sam and Micheal, two teenage boys and their mother Lucy, move to Santa Carla, California, to live with their grandfather. Lucy gets a job at a video store, whereas Sam finds some bookish boys as friends at a local comic book store.
Micheal notices a beautiful girl, Star, and approaches her, but she is bound to a mysterious boy named David. David, it turns out, is a vampire and a leader of his gang. Upon knowing Micheal’s interest in Star and their involvement with the gang Sam and his new friends set out to help save Micheal and Star from being transformed into the undead.
24. Valley of Shadows (2017)
Writer: Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen, Clement Tuffreau
Director: Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen
Cast: Adam Ekeli, Kathrine Fagerland, John Olav Nilsen, Lennard Salamon, Jørgen Langhelle, Jone Hope Larsen
IMDB Ratings: 5.9/10
A Norweigian mystery film, Valley of Shadows, follows Aslak, a young boy living among sheep farmland and forests. When an unknown being starts slaughtering sheep in his area, Aslak’s friend puts the notion in his head that a werewolf is slaughtering the sheep.
The news comes of Aslak’s estranged brother’s death, and he assumes him to be the werewolf. His belief gets strong when he encounters a mysterious figure in the forest during his search for his lost dog making it one of the best Werewolf movies on Netflix.
25. November (2017)
Writer: Rainer Sarnet
Director: Rainer Sarnet
Cast: Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi, Katariina Unt, Taavi Eelmaa
IMDB Ratings: 7.2/10
In an Estonian village during medieval times, all kinds of myths are alive. Werewolves, witches, and magic are normal in the poverty-ridden village.
A young female werewolf and a young man trying to get their unrequited love interests to love them back by using dark magic and fooling the devil. But such things have a cost, and both pay dearly for it.
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Werewolf movies on Netflix provide you with a chance to enjoy the fantasy genre to its fullest. If you want to make the most of your imagination, sit back and enjoy our list. Happy streaming!