R | | Horror, Thriller
A man discovers that his sister was a werewolf, and helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and eastern Europe.
Director Philippe Mora stated that the image of Sybil Danning wearing the sunglasses as Stirba was so iconic in this movie that this started the trend in 1980s horror movies, where sunglasses became common, most notably in The Lost Boys (1987).
For it is written: the inhabitants of the Earth have been made drunk with her blood. And I saw her sent upon a hairy beast and she held forth a golden chalice full of the filthiness of fornications. And upon her forehead was written: "Behold I am ...
The rifle that Ben was given by Stefan in the church, Stefan telling him that it belonged to Vasile, appears in the following forest scenes to be the exact same rifle Ben was carrying into the cemetery in L.A. earlier in the movie.
The closing credits run over what appear to be deleted scenes and alternate footage, along with the same scene of Sybil Danning ripping off her shirt, which is repeated 17 times.
The original HBO/Thorn tape release is dark and unwatchable, as well as cut. The cable version is bright and clear and features European folk music over the formerly silent end credits, but cut. The Republic/Lumiere tape release is bright and clear, (almost too bright in some suspense scenes), and was the longest version in existence until the release of the MGM DVD, which is not only uncut and in widescreen, but is bright, clear, and watchable. The Republic/Lumiere tape bears the retitling "Howling II: Stirba, Werewolf Bitch", while the DVD and the other VHS versions are still titled "Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf".