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

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Bill Kirchenbauer ...
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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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First leading role in a a major cinema movie of actor Adam Arkin. 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: 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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VERY disappointing, no camp value, not bad enough 2 b good
12 October 2008 | by (Indianapolis) – See all my reviews

Man, was I disappointed.

1) Adam Arkin is more whiny than Ross Geller from 'Friends'

2) A great cast is wasted (Kenneth Mars, Alan Arkin, Ed McMahon, Pat Morita, Louis Nye) with this amateurish script.

3) The movie suffers from horrible pacing. It jumps around through in a jumbled, confusing manner.

4) The story doesn't even make sense. Why does he want to break the football streak? What about the stupid violin music? None of it is explained.

5) It's not even funny. It's like a bunch of accountants trying to do improv, saying "Lookit me! Lookit me I'm being funny!" This was a bad attempt at making another "Love At First Bite".

I like Larry Cohen movies, but man he failed here. I couldn't wait for the credits to roll. Horribly disappointed.


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