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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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(characters in An American Werewolf in London), | 2 more credits »
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3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

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Brad
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Chris
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Amy Finch
Pierre Cosso ...
Claude
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Dr. Thierry Pigot
Tom Novembre ...
Inspector LeDuc
Maria Machado ...
Chief Bonnet
Ben Salem Bouabdallah ...
Detective Ben Bou
Serge Basso ...
Officer with Flashlight
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Bouncer
Jochen Schneider ...
Lycanthrope
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Lycanthrope
Hervé Sogne ...
Lycanthrope
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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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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) (26 December 1997)

Gross:

$26,521,435 (USA) (27 March 1998)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Julie Delpy now admits that the only reason she made the film was to pay her rent. See more »

Goofs

When the werewolf jumps in front of the subway train, the woman in the purple top drops the same paper bag full of fruit twice. Once viewed from the side; once viewed head on. See more »

Quotes

Andy McDermott: So... hey you guy's are werewolfs too, huh? Super glad to know you.
Claude: Andy, I don't think you have accepted the gift that has been given to you, or much less appreciated it. We have a mission, Andy. To purify the world that why we pick our victim's through the scul of society. The governments of the world spend billions on medicine, welfare, charity to what affect? It only keeps alive the weak the stupid the lazy who breed and multiply and weaking the human race. All my men I have chosen for ...
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Soundtracks

Sick Love
Written by Jeffrey McDonald (as Jeff McDonald), Steve McDonald, Eddie Kurdziel and Brian Reitzell
Performed by Redd Kross
Courtesy of This Way Up (Quicksilver Recording Co. Ltd.)/Island Records, Ltd.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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A genuinely hilarious horror film.
25 February 2004 | by (the Bay Area, California) – See all my reviews

"An American Werewolf in Paris" is an excellent horror-comedy, in the great tradition of "The Lost Boys" and "Fright Night". I see that a lot of people dislike this movie. These are obviously hardcore horror fans who wanted to see something dark and gothic; but instead got something blackly humorous and were not amused by it. I admit, "An American Werewolf in Paris" is not really scary, but neither are "The Lost Boys" and "Fright Night," and those two movies seem to be highly regarded by horror fans. I don't understand why everyone hates this one so much. If you are a fan of horror-comedies, or if you have a morbid sense of humor, this is definitely for you. I think it's great: nine out of ten stars (On a one star DVD, I should say. It would have been nice to have some extra features besides the trailer.)


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