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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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Tony
Roz Kelly ...
Jane
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Dad - Col. William P. Walker
Joanne Nail ...
Ricky
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Flynn
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Miss Montgomery
Louis Nye ...
Reverend
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Cabbie-Busdriver
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Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
James Dixon ...
Deputy - Jack
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The Coach - Principal Cleveland
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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:

A Transylvanian Werewolf In America  »

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Larry Cohen performed a number of roles on this picture. Cohen was the writer, the producer and the director. 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

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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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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

Aiming at a blend of Airplane! style wackiness and Mel Brooks-a-like angsty spoof, this is almost good - the occasional inspired moment (Werewolf Annoys Community) keeps you watching through the massive swathes of so-so gags, occasional clunkers and habitual dragging out of jokes way beyond their peak. Part so-bad-it's-good, part nearly quite good, and with a typically intense, shouty performance from ace Alan Arkin, this just about scrapes into the Watchable category. Probably a gem to obscure B-horror fans.


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