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Full Moon High (1981)

A popular high school football player becomes a werewolf after a trip to Romania, and struggles to come to terms with his new reality.

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Larry Cohen

Writer:

Larry Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Arkin ... Tony
Roz Kelly ... Jane
Ed McMahon ... Dad - Col. William P. Walker
Joanne Nail ... Ricky
Bill Kirchenbauer ... Flynn
Elizabeth Hartman ... Miss Montgomery
Louis Nye ... Reverend
Demond Wilson ... Cabbie-Busdriver
Jim J. Bullock ... Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
James Dixon ... Deputy - Jack
Kenneth Mars ... The Coach - Principal Cleveland
Alan Arkin ... Dr. Brand
Tom Aldredge ... The Jailer
Pat Morita ... The Silversmith
Tom Clancy Tom Clancy ... Priest
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A popular high school football player becomes a werewolf after a trip to Romania, and struggles to come to terms with his new reality.

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A Humungous Comedy Hit! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Werwolf beißt sich durch See more »

Filming Locations:

Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First leading role in a a major cinema movie of actor Adam Arkin. See more »

Goofs

When the kid is visiting his fathers grave at the cemetery the head stones side changes from a rough rocky surface to a smooth sharply cut one. It changes from a real head stone to a fake one when the father's name is shown. See more »

Quotes

Dad - Col. William P. Walker: Romania, it's quite a country. It's deep behind the Iron Curtain. It's steeped in the superstition of the Dark Ages. A country wrapped by ignorance and fear. You'll enjoy it.
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Connections

Spoofs Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Tony, My Pet
by Robin Batteau, David Buskin and Janelle Webb (as Janelle Webb Cohen)
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ignore the critics, this is very funny
24 December 2003 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

Silly movie is really, really funny. Yes, it's got its dead moments, it can be a bit too obvious, it declines a bit in the second half and the story is an incoherent mess, but it's laugh out loud funny all the way. And it's worth seeing just for Ed McMahon as a right wing kook. This movie is in the same class as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, another incredibly funny, underappreciated film.


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