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An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.

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Pierre Cosso ...
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Dr. Thierry Pigot
Tom Novembre ...
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Chief Bonnet
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Serge Basso ...
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Hervé Sogne ...
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Storyline

The daughter of the werewolf from AWIL is alive and living in Paris where her mother (from the first film) and stepfather are trying to overcome her lycanthropic disease. A trio of American tourists on a thrill seeking trip around Europe manage to stop her from plunging to her death from the top of the Eiffel tower and are embroiled in a horrific but often hilarious plot involving a secret society of werewolves based in the city and a drug which allows werewolves to change at any time... This time there's no need for a full moon... Written by Ben Jewitt <moribund.boy@mcmail.com>

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Rated R for werewolf/violence and gore, and for some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American Werewolf 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,600,878 (USA) (28 December 1997)

Gross:

$26,570,463 (USA)
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Trivia

The church at the end is called st.de loup, loup in French is translated as wolf. See more »

Goofs

When Serafine transforms into a werewolf, her knees fold backwards to become the werewolf's hocks (the equivalent to the human ankle) and her upper leg bones bend forwards to become the werewolf's stifles (the equivalent to the human knee). However, humans and wolves have very similar leg structure, so there was no need for any of her joints to change, and she could have become a werewolf with just a lengthening of the bones from her ankles downwards. As it is, she will now have an extra joint in each leg. See more »

Quotes

Bouncer: Sorry we are full.
Inspector LeDuc: This building is closed.
[show's badge]
Inspector LeDuc: Who gave you a permit for this party?
Bouncer: Ask the boss inside.
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Soundtracks

Loverbeast in Paris
Music by Gena B. Good, Buchman and Walsberg
Lyrics by Smoove Capone and Don Juan
Performed by Smoove Diamonds
Courtesy of Avrora Media GmbH
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Bad wolf!
15 August 1998 | by (portland, or) – See all my reviews

It's very hard to compare this movie with American Werewolf in London.There, the first-time seen transformation effects, the plot and the acting were very satisfying, and the movie was a classic of contemporary horror. Here, lots of loose ends in the screenplay and incredibly poor acting made this film enjoyable only for the see-all-terror-movies buffs. The movie shows well the trend of using CG (computer graphics) in every key scene, which really seems artificial and boring after some shots.


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