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Full Moon High (1981)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Fantasy  |  9 October 1981 (USA)
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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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Miss Montgomery
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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)  »

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Che fatica essere lupi  »

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First major cinema movie starring father and son actors Alan Arkin and Adam Arkin in significant roles. 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 »

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Tony: Don't worry about me, folks. Now a-days with inflation it takes at least 8 silver bullets to kill a werewolf.
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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Full Moon Anthem
by Janelle Webb (as Janelle Webb Cohen) and Gary William Friedman
Vocal by Shezwae Powell
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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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