We all love horror movies and TV shows but something that makes us perk right up is monster movies and series, especially if those monsters are werewolves. There have been some horrible looking werewolves in movies while there have also been some that are downright spooky. I’m not referring to the ‘Twilight Saga‘ werewolves in either of the two, they were just something else (sorry Twilight fans!). But what we’re looking at is something scarier and beastly, like a true real monster.
The world of werewolves really started catching up with TV series after ‘Teen Wolf‘ came out in 2011, and as typical as the name may seem, it was actually pretty good. But it’s still not a trend yet to make werewolves the primary characters of any movie or series; only a few manage to do that, while others keep them as side roles alongside vampires or other monsters. If you believe that werewolves should get the love they deserve, then watch these few shows available on Netflix that revolve around werewolves in one way or the other. Here’s the list of really good werewolf movies on Netflix that are available to stream right now.
7. Bitten (2014 – 2016)
‘Bitten’ tells the story of Lonewolf Elena Michaels, who is one of her kind in the wolf world. She is the only female werewolf. But when she leaves Stonehaven, she finally believes that she’ll be able to leave her supernatural life far behind her until she gets a call from the leader of her pack of wolves. She now has to head back to her old life and give up on her normal life where she lived as a photographer. But all that will change now when she’ll be in a world full of werewolves, a life full of rules and also, she’ll have to face a man she has been running away from all this while. The series is an adaption of a book that goes by the same name and is written by Kelly Armstrong. If you’ve read the book, then you’ll surely enjoy watching the show and if you haven’t, you can read the book and watch the show simultaneously as it won’t spoil the experience.
6. Hemlock Grove (2013)
This show is based on a book by Brian McGreevy and is produced by Eli Roth. It revolves around the lives of the residents of a town called Hemlock Grove in Pennsylvania. No matter who lives in the town, the wealthy or the poor, all of them have strange secrets that they hide from the rest. But some incidents turn everything upside down and soon, everyone’s secrets are not secrets anymore. Everything that was behind curtains till now starts to get exposed and nothing is what it seemed like. This show is really good only if you watch it with some patience. Try absorbing the weirdness of the show and its characters, instead of repelling all of it and only then, will you be able to form a good opinion about it.
5. The Order (2019)
A college student decides to pledge a secret order which takes him to a secret hidden world he was never aware of: a world where a war is already going on between werewolves and people who are experts in the field of black magic. The show will initially make you roll your eyes because of how typical everything is. But slowly, all of it just gets crazier and bizarre but that’s when it actually gets better and the plot starts to go deeper. Even the actors do a good job in portraying their characters. Also, its one of the most recent series that have come out in the werewolf genre, so you’ve just missed out on season one till now. You still have time to catch up with this one till the next season starts off and all of it just gets better.
4. Penny Dreadful (2014 – 2016)
The storyline of this one revolves around four people – American Gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, medium Vanessa Ives and explorer Sir Malcolm Murray. The four come together to fight against supernatural forces that pose a big threat to Victorian London. The series is the coolest combination of gore, dark humor, a dark plot, and a gothic feel. It is by far one of the best shows on this list and the entire horror genre itself. The series creates a very strange environment that tends to completely absorb you in its darkness and makes you feel the presence of the creatures that are lurking in the dark streets. A must watch regardless of whatever you’re into because this one is nearly perfect.
3. The Originals (2013 – 2018)
‘The Originals’ is a spin-off of the famous ‘‘The Vampire Diaries‘ where “the Original” vampire family go back to New Orleans to face a threat that their eldest brother Klaus experiences. The series specifically revolves around the Mikealson siblings. Klaus realizes that Hayley, a werewolf, is pregnant with his child who is a miracle magical baby. But to ensure the baby’s protection, the siblings must fight all evil forces like witches, werewolves and other vampires as these enemies want to get rid of the baby. This spin-off is at times better than the original show and also has a great cast and a great location. Unlike “The Vampire Diaries”, this show is not a coming of age show and dwells deeper into the characters and the plot, making it much darker than the original series. If you loved watching ‘The Vampire Diaries’, then you’ll like this one even more and you’ll be in for a surprise because it’s is truly amazing.
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2. Sirius the Jaeger (2018)
This is a Japanese Orginal anime series that’s set up in the Imperial Capital of 1930. It revolves around a group of people called the Jaegers who arrive in Tokyo to hunt Vampires with their weird hunting instruments. Yuliy who has a very different aura from all of them because he is a werewolf, joins forces with them after his village is destroyed and burned to the ground by a bunch of Vampires. Together, Yuliy and the Jaegers battle against “The Arc of Sirius”, with each of them having their own purpose for killing the vampires. But something more awaits them. The plot of this is exactly what you expect it to be and has cool characters with a lot of awesome action. But it’s still very entertaining and if action, gore, vampires with some really deep characters are all your thing, then this is the perfect show for you to watch.
1. The Kirlian Frequency (2019)
‘The Kirlian Frequency’ is a very strange show that gives off the creepiest vibe. The story revolves around a midnight broadcast DJ who recites stories of the outer edges of Kirlian, a lost land in Argentina. This series is not known to most people and it hides among the many others on Netflix, but the ones who have seen it, know that this one is a pearl. Each episode runs for approximately ten minutes and each one tells a different strange story with only one common ground and that is the unknown city of Kirlian that cannot be accessed by normal people. The show is very original and unique unlike anything else you’ve seen before. If you’re a sucker for short horror stories, you will surely fall in love with this show.
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