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An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

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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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Dr. Thierry Pigot
Tom Novembre ...
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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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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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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 wrote one of the many screenplays considered. See more »

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The sirens on French ambulances have two distinct tones, not a single oscillating one. See more »

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If I Could (What I Would Do)
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So what next? "An American Werewolf in Athens"?
15 August 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

OK, so I don't know why they decided to make another movie about a Yankee college student going to a European capital and becoming a lycanthrope. But still, "An American Werewolf in Paris" definitely has its moments. Some scenes were no doubt thrown in for comic relief, like "You can't just pop up and tell me what to do." I agree with a previous reviewer that people who slam this movie are comparing it too much to "An American Werewolf in London". Maybe there's a slight feeling of that one, but you have to take this one as something new - and rather campy - to really enjoy it. Tom Everett Scott and Julie Delpy do a pretty cool job. But either way, I think that I've had my fill of movies about US citizens becoming lycanthropes in the Old Continent.

So what do YOU plan to do the next time that there's a full moon?


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