The Howling: 1980
AVCO Embassy Pictures / International Film Investors / Wescom Productions
Color 91(90) min.
Director: Joe Dante
Cast: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan
Plot: News anchor Karen (Wallace) is used as a decoy to catch a psychopath.
It is later found that the psychopath's past is tainted with lycanthropy. Following
up on the story, it leads them to the Colony, a remote spa that's sole population
is a coven of werewolves. She escapes after burning the Colony (and its occupants).
Doing her first newscast since her return, she transforms into a werewolf.