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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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1 November 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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 Janet and her son are in the car going to Ted's, Janet tells her son that Ted had been back from his trip for three months. Moments later however, when greeting Ted, Janet says he's been back from his trip for two months. See more »

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Uncle Ted: [to Brett, who is sulking because his dog Thor was sent to the pound] Come here.
[when Brett reluctantly comes to sit on his lap, Ted says with evil irony:]
Uncle Ted: There'll be other animals in your life.
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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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Features Werewolf of London (1935) See more »

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Interesting twist on standard werewolf tale
26 October 2008 | by (the heartland) – See all my reviews

You have a good life. Nice home, nice yard. But one day a relative comes to visit, and you know something's not right about him. You come to find out he's a werewolf. The only problem is, you're the only one who knows. And you're a dog.

Werewolves are one of those monsters that come and go in films. After a decade which saw the release of many good werewolf films (the 1980s), there just weren't many films about them in the 1990s. Bad Moon is one of the few good ones that were made during this period. Not an outstanding film by any stretch, but a fun film nonetheless. It features an excellent performance by a German Shepherd as the protagonist, Thor. Worth a look if you're a fan of the genre. Probably not very exciting if you're not.


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