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A struggling high school student with problems discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.

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Mr. Thorne (as Jim MacKrell)
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Charles Zucker ...
Malcolm
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Storyline

Meet Scott Howard, a struggling high school student with problems. He is on a lackluster basketball team with a lame duck coach, he is having problems getting noticed by the prettiest girl in his school, Pamela Wells (who already has a boyfriend who wants to ruin Scott's life named Mick McAllister). But in the middle of it all, he feels an effects of a dog whistle and he itches everywhere and even discovers that his nails are longer and sharp. When he came home from a party, he discovers his new problem. He is a half human-wolf hybrid. He tries to keep this a secret, but during a basketball game the secret comes out and it helped Scott to turn his life around, the basketball team starts to become a contender for the state championships. He became very popular, and he was discovered by Pamela, and begin to go out with each other (despite that Pamela is still going out with Mick). However, Scott's father warns him about turning into the wolf out of anger. Scott must watch his anger as ... Written by John Wiggins

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He always wanted to be special... but he never expected this! See more »


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23 August 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lobo adolescente  »

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$33,086,700 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

"Teen Wolf", whose Italian title is "Voglia di Vincere" ("It wants to win"), was released in Italy shortly after Back to the Future (1985). Due to this, the main character's name Scott was changed to Marty, the same name as Michael J. Fox's character in BttF. See more »

Goofs

During the big game, the coach says to a player, "That's a purple heart, kid." By watching his mouth, it's clear that he is simply chewing bubble gum, and not talking. See more »

Quotes

Scott Howard: [Scott is at the party and approaches Pam]
[to Pam]
Scott Howard: Are you looking for someone in particular?
Pamela Wells: [to Scott, sarcastically] Not you!
[walks off]
Lisa 'Boof' Marconi: [to Scott drinking a beer] There you go! She said two words to you.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are shown as the crowd cheers and celebrates in slow motion. See more »

Connections

Remade as Teen Wolf (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

SURFIN' U.S.A.
Performed by The Beach Boys
Music by Chuck Berry (uncredited)
Lyrics by Brian Wilson (uncredited)
Courtesy of CAPITOL RECORDS, INC.
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GRRRRRREEEEEAAAATTTT Movie

I Wyatt Donnelly Consider myself as being one of the biggest Teenwolf fans in the world and if you have not seen it then shame on you it has a great cast and Michael J Fox is much better here than he is in Back to the future and Hollywood High it also contains the best soundtrack in the world with songs like win in the end and silhouette. The burman studios have done a great job making Michael look just like a teenwolf and also his dad Herald Howard if Teenwolf has taught me anything it is to respect everyone and now i am a better person i will leave with a suitable quote from the movie "It didn't miss me dad it landed right on my face" Wyatt Donnelly


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