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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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Jane
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Dad - Col. William P. Walker
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Ricky
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Flynn
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Miss Montgomery
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Reverend
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Cabbie-Busdriver
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Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
James Dixon ...
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The Coach - Principal Cleveland
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Dr. Brand
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The Silversmith
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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)  »

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A Transylvanian Werewolf In America  »

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The name of the educational institution was "Full Moon High" which was also the name of the movie's title. This was portrayed by the real-life John Burroughs Senior High School in Burbank, California, USA. 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

Dad - Col. William P. Walker: All right son, we're going to have a little talk. Staying out all night, watching too much television, filthy language. That's all right. But growling - I will not tolerate growling in this house.
Tony: [canine hair sprouting on his face] Grrrrr!
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Connections

Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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Meet Me in the Moonlight
by Robin Batteau, David Buskin and Janelle Webb (as Janelle Webb Cohen)
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Not very funny comedy
10 December 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

A surprising misfire from the usually reliable Larry Cohen (God Told Me Too, Q, etc.), Full Moon High tries so hard to be funny and fails miserably, even with decent turns by Ed McMahon(!) and Kenneth Mars. Alan Arkin looks embarrassed throughout his performance and son Adam simply looks numb. This makes Teen Wolf look like a comedy classic.


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