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Full Moon High (1981)

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




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roz Kelly ...
Dad - Col. William P. Walker
Miss Montgomery
Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
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Deputy - Jack
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Dr. Brand
The Silversmith
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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!


Comedy | Horror | Fantasy


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Release Date:

9 October 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Transylvanian Werewolf In America  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


First comedy of writer-producer-director Larry Cohen. See more »


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 »


Fortune Teller: Then you will return home to fulfill your destiny.
Tony: What destiny is that?
Fortune Teller: I'm sorry, you're out of palm.
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Spoofs Carrie (1976) See more »


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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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