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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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Jane
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Dad - Col. William P. Walker
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Ricky
Bill Kirchenbauer ...
Flynn
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Miss Montgomery
Louis Nye ...
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Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
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Dr. Brand
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The Silversmith
Tom Clancy ...
Priest
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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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Comedy | Horror | Fantasy

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9 October 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loca noche de luna llena  »

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The picture was released during an early-mid 1980s mini-cycle of werewolf movies. These included Wolfen (1981), The Howling (1981), Teen Wolf (1985), Full Moon High (1981), Teen Wolf Too (1987) and An American Werewolf in London (1981). See more »

Goofs

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: You will live forever.
Tony: Hey, now come on folks, let's not get carried away here, huh?
Fortune Teller: You will always remain young, never to age.
Tony: Does that mean I will never be able to order a drink?
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References Harold and Maude (1971) 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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I could've sworn I'd seen every bad, goofy comedy made....
31 October 2000 | by (Farmington Hills, Michigan) – See all my reviews

But this morning it was on cable and I was amazed how something this silly got past me. Sure, if you watch it, don't expect any academy award nods... I think the makers of this film were looking to follow in the footsteps of airplane and other goofball flicks. Every paradox for every situation was used in this. And that's not bad... Every once in a while we need these no brainers to make us watch like zombies, just so we can say "Man this movie is so stupid, I can't wait to see what happens next". Remember, the 80's killed at flooding us with bad movies that we've seen 30 times (even if we don't admit it publicly).


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