|release date||September 16 2005|
|writer||Beau Bauman, Jeff Wadlow|
|starring||Julian Morris, Lindy Booth, Jared Padalecki, Jon Bon Jovi|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisNobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth. When a young woman is found murdered, a group of local high school students decide to further scare their classmates by spreading online rumors that a serial killer called "The Wolf" is on the loose. By describing "The Wolf's" next victims, the students' game is to see how many people they can convince - and if anyone will uncover the lie. But when the described victims actually do start turning up dead, suddenly no one knows where the lies end and the truth begins. As someone or something begins hunting the students themselves, the game turns terrifyingly real.
A direct-to-video film that somehow got a theatrical run is now on DVD. It’s unfortunate that this film hit theaters because that instantly raises my expectations, and had this went straight to DVD I may have enjoyed it a bit more. But I’ve said it before and I’m going to say it again- horror films sucked in the ‘90s and watching a film that was obviously written near that time period doesn’t help any. Cry Wolf is nothing more than a thriller that can be lumped together with such films as ‘Scream’, ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ and ‘Urban Legends’. Hopefully this rash of films (like ‘Venom’) in ’05 that have failed with help teach studios to keep these PG-13 thrillers out of theaters and on DVD shelves where they belong. …Read More