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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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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 werewolf make-up special effects were done by Steve Neill who had been a protégé of Rick Baker who did the make-up on the same 1981 year's 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 »

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Dad - Col. William P. Walker: Romania, it's quite a country. It's deep behind the Iron Curtain. It's steeped in the superstition of the Dark Ages. A country wrapped by ignorance and fear. You'll enjoy it.
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) 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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ignore the critics, this is very funny
24 December 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Silly movie is really, really funny. Yes, it's got its dead moments, it can be a bit too obvious, it declines a bit in the second half and the story is an incoherent mess, but it's laugh out loud funny all the way. And it's worth seeing just for Ed McMahon as a right wing kook. This movie is in the same class as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, another incredibly funny, underappreciated film.


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