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Bad Moon (1996)

R  |   |  Horror  |  1 November 1996 (USA)
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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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Budget:

$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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In the scene in which Janet makes breakfast, her son Brett is watching Werewolf of London (1935) on the television, and he and his Uncle Ted argue about werewolf lore. Actually, the lore that Brett argues that "everyone knows about", such as details about silver bullets and wolfsbane, comes from The Wolf Man (1941), which Curt Siodmak totally made up. See more »

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When Thor bites Uncle Ted on the arm after fighting him in werewolf form the previous night, the safety padding under Uncle Ted's sleeve is very noticeable. See more »

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Janet: Ted, you know you're always welcome here. Here's what you're going to do. You're going to park your Airstream in my backyard, and you're going to live out of my fridge.
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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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Highly Underrated Werewolf Film
19 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad Moon is a sorely underrated werewolf film that is like hidden treasure for werewolf and horror movie enthusiasts.

I watched Bad Moon a few years back and did not expect it to become one of my favorite werewolf films - but it did. Maybe it helped because I like both Michael Paré (Eddie and the Cruisers) and Mariel Hemingway (Star 80) but maybe anyone could have acted out the parts and I would have still enjoyed Bad Moon anyway.

If you are looking for modern-day, high dollar movie with tons of CGI effects - then this movie may not be for you. Bad Moon uses "old school" special effects that I still love to this very day.

This is one of those movies I would enjoy watching again on a dark, rainy night with popcorn in hand.

9.5/10


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