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Full Moon High (1981)

A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tony
... Jane
... Dad - Col. William P. Walker
... Ricky
... Flynn
... Miss Montgomery
... Reverend
... Cabbie-Busdriver
... Eddie (as Jm. Bullock)
... Deputy - Jack
... The Coach - Principal Cleveland
... Dr. Brand
... The Jailer
... The Silversmith
Tom Clancy ... Priest
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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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Comedy | Horror | Fantasy

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9 October 1981 (USA)  »

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A Transylvanian Werewolf In America  »

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First major cinema movie starring father and son actors Alan Arkin and Adam Arkin in significant roles. See more »

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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

Fortune Teller: Then you will return home to fulfill your destiny.
Tony: What destiny is that?
Fortune Teller: I'm sorry, you're out of palm.
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Spoofs Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Sun Goes Down
by Janelle Webb (as Janelle Webb Cohen) and Gary William Friedman
Vocal by Shezwae Powell
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Not very funny comedy
10 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

A surprising misfire from the usually reliable Larry Cohen (God Told Me Too, Q, etc.), Full Moon High tries so hard to be funny and fails miserably, even with decent turns by Ed McMahon(!) and Kenneth Mars. Alan Arkin looks embarrassed throughout his performance and son Adam simply looks numb. This makes Teen Wolf look like a comedy classic.


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