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

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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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Things are about to get a little hairy.


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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)  »

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American Werewolf 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 840,569 (Germany) (16 January 1998)

Gross:

$26,521,435 (USA) (27 March 1998)
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John Landis was the original choice to direct this sequel. See more »

Goofs

When Andy bungee jumps off the Eiffel Tower, he hits his head on the rebound. If he had rebounded back from where he was shown, it would have smashed his skull to pieces and killed him instantly. See more »

Quotes

Andy McDermott: [Wakes up naked and surrounded by a crowd the morning after his first rampage as a werewolf] What did I do?
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What a train wreck....
21 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This DVD is missing its calling as a Heineken coaster.... This is a great example of why no one should ever go see a sequel with a different director/writer than the original. Two hours of this turkey left me begging for Exorcist 2 reruns.

NO legitimate laughs. NOT ONE decent scare. The script was just a mess and I felt bad for the actors who had to perform it (they must have had sick relatives at home or monster coke habits or something).

The original was a makeup effects landmark. So naturally, the producers of the sequel thought it would be a great idea to to scrap makeup FX and do CG werewolves instead. These CG werewolves had me laughing a lot harder than any of the "comedy". It was just a total miss. If ya want a night's entertainment, go rent the original again. Or go take a film class and make your own horror film. You're bound to do better than these fools did.


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