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Full Moon High (1981)

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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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Ricky
Bill Kirchenbauer ...
Flynn
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Miss Montgomery
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Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
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Dr. Brand
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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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He's today's teenage werewolf... only the rules have changed!

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9 October 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loca noche de luna llena  »

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The picture is a parody of the werewolf sub-genre of the horror genre but particularly spoofs the film I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957). The movie was one of four major werewolf comedies of the early to mid-1980s, the others being Teen Wolf (1985), Teen Wolf Too (1987) and An American Werewolf in London (1981). See more »

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When the kid is visiting his fathers grave at the cemetery the head stones side changes from a rough rocky surface to a smooth sharply cut one. It changes from a real head stone to a fake one when the father's name is shown. See more »

Quotes

Fortune Teller: Then you will return home to fulfill your destiny.
Tony: What destiny is that?
Fortune Teller: I'm sorry, you're out of palm.
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Spoofs The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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Tony, My Pet
by Robin Batteau, David Buskin and Janelle Webb (as Janelle Webb Cohen)
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Not very funny comedy
10 December 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

A surprising misfire from the usually reliable Larry Cohen (God Told Me Too, Q, etc.), Full Moon High tries so hard to be funny and fails miserably, even with decent turns by Ed McMahon(!) and Kenneth Mars. Alan Arkin looks embarrassed throughout his performance and son Adam simply looks numb. This makes Teen Wolf look like a comedy classic.


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