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Bad Moon (1996)

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One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and ... See full summary »

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One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the last hope for his family's survival... and the end to his Werewolf curse. Written by Grey Coyote <greycoyote@geocities.com>

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Half man. Half wolf. Total terror.

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, brief language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$607,081 (USA) (1 November 1996)

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$1,100,000 (USA)
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A few seconds of sex and gore was cut from the opening scene in oder to avoid an NC-17. See more »

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Each time we hear the dog growl while seeing his face, there is no visible sign that the dog is actually growling (no teeth showing, no lips raised). See more »

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Janet: [to Ted, when the dog Thor is reluctant to approach him] What did you do, spit in his Alpo?
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The Producers would like to thank the following for their help and cooperation in the making of the film: THE KABELA FAMILY THE LAIDLER FAMILY See more »

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second-guessing
10 May 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

OK, so how many werewolf movies can there be? There's really nothing new here. Man gets bitten, grows fangs and fur whenever there's a full moon - especially since the full moon happens night after night after night. In this case, the lycanthrope is Ted (Michael Pare), who moves in with his sister Janet (Mariel Hemingway), and mysteriously goes jogging every night. Moreover, there's several totally predictable scenes throughout the movie.

Truth be told, "Bad Moon" isn't really harming anything. Werewolf movies are always a good way to pass time, although "Wolf" elaborated on the idea. It's just that this is nothing that we haven't seen so many times before. And if I recall, this came out right after I saw "An American Werewolf in London" on TV (you may remember that it used Creedence Clearwater Revival's song "Bad Moon Rising"). But this doesn't reach the standards set by that movie or by "Wolf".


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