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I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 19 June 1957 (USA)
A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf.

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A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Blood of the Werewolf  »

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$82,000 (estimated)

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$2,000,000 (USA)
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According to producer Herman Cohen, Jack Nicholson was turned down for the lead role, because he was "the wrong type". See more »

Quotes

Dr Hugo Wagner: But you're sacrificing a human life!
Dr Alfred Brandon: Do you cry over a guinea pig? This boy is a free police case. We're probably saving him from the gas chamber.
Dr Hugo Wagner: But the boy is so young, the transformation horrible -
Dr Alfred Brandon: And you call yourself a scientist! That's why you've never been more than an assistant.
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Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
Sung by Ken Miller (uncredited)
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Michael Landon.
30 October 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Gene Fowler Jr. directed this famous hybrid of horror and juvenile delinquency that stars a young Michael Landon as troubled teenager Tony Rivers, who is ordered to undergo therapy to control his anger issues(he gets in a lot of fights at high school) Unfortunately, his doctor(played by Whit Bissell) is quite unscrupulous, using Tony in his hypno-regression therapy that causes him to become a murderous werewolf! Barney Philips plays the investigating detective looking into the murders. While by no stretch a good film, Michael Landon gives a sympathetic performance, and there is some effectively tense direction and good makeup, though this never quite manages to rise above its silly title. Not yet on DVD either, which is a shame.


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