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My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  May 1989 (USA)
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The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. ... See full summary »

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Leslie Shaber
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Harry Thropen
Tina Caspary ...
Jennifer Shaber (as Katrina Caspary)
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Howard Shaber
Diana Barrows ...
Stacey Pubah
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Madame Gypsy
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Celia Celica
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Peggy
Geno Silva ...
Dr. Rod Rodriguez
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Murse Mammosa (as Lucy Lee Flippen)
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Yetta ...
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Officer Demyer
Chris Hubbell ...
Officer Cooper
Phil Rubenstein ...
Malcolm Macafee
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The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. Through a bite in her toe he starts her slow transformation in a werewolf. Home again, she desperately tries to hide the often disgusting process from her family, but her daughter Jennifer and her - from horror magazines well educated - friend recognize what's going on, and help to kill the non-human. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Jennifer's mother is having an identity crisis.

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May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Minha Mãe é um Lobisomem  »

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The posters hanging in Stacey's room are all other Crown International releases, including Galaxina (1980), Prime Evil (1988) and Deathrow Gameshow (1987), Mark Pirro's first film for Crown International. See more »

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Stacey Pubah mentions an issue of the horror magazine Fangoria that was published in 1978. Fangoria didn't yet exist in 1978; the magazine first began being printed in 1979. See more »

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References Point of Terror (1973) See more »

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Shakin' in the World
Written by Bob Doyle and Debbie Darnell
Performed by D.B. Night
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A campy horror-comedy, a decent flick.
4 November 1999 | by (The Cheese Country) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie. Sure, it was bad at times, and the plot is a bit contrived, but in the badness comes the true comedy. There's a part in the movie where the mom (played by Susan Blakely) comes to terms with her slow transformation into a werewolf. The man who woos her with his charms (played by John Saxon) explains her unusual condition. "I am a werewolf, and I need a were-wife." She replies, "Let me guess, we're going to live in a were-house (as in warehouse)." Yeah, it's a corny joke, but that's pretty much how this movie pounds along. Visions of the 80's will pop in your head as you watch this film, let it soak your brain and give you a spook or two.


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