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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.

Director:

Anthony Waller

Writers:

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Everett Scott ... Andy McDermott
Julie Delpy ... Serafine Pigot
Vince Vieluf ... Brad
Phil Buckman ... Chris
Julie Bowen ... Amy Finch
Pierre Cosso ... Claude
Thierry Lhermitte ... Dr. Thierry Pigot
Tom Novembre Tom Novembre ... Inspector LeDuc
Maria Machado ... Chief Bonnet
Ben Salem Bouabdallah Ben Salem Bouabdallah ... Detective Ben Bou
Serge Basso Serge Basso ... Officer with Flashlight
Charles Maquignon ... Bouncer
Jochen Schneider Jochen Schneider ... Lycanthrope
Alan McKenna ... Lycanthrope
Hervé Sogne 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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | Netherlands | Luxembourg | USA | France | Germany

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

25 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

An American Werewolf in Paris See more »

Filming Locations:

Studio Luxembourg, Luxembourg See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,600,878, 28 December 1997

Gross USA:

$26,570,463

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,570,463
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Everett Scott had never been to Europe, stating: "I hadn't left the country. So it was a really big, brand new experience for me, and I got to work with all these great special effects people and we got to climb all over the Eiffel Tower at night. They would shut it down from midnight to 6 a.m. for our production. I don't know how many people get the opportunity to do that but that was a real thrill. We got to run around Paris in the middle of the night, and as a 26-year-old guy who had never been to Europe, I was just fascinated and felt very fortunate." See more »

Goofs

When Andy is fighting Claude on the subway train, Claude is supposed to be naked after transforming back to human form again, but in several shots during the fight you can see that he is wearing pants. 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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Alternate Versions

When first released on DVD in Australia, the film featured the werewolf baby ending. Subsequent Australian DVD releases feature the more widely seen Statue of Liberty ending. See more »

Connections

Follows An American Werewolf in London (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Daphnis and Chloe
Written by Maurice Ravel
Performed by Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (as The Royal Gebouw Concert Orchestra)
Conducted by Riccardo Chailly (as Ricardo Chailly)
Courtesy of Decca Record Company Limited/London Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
Under License from Arima Corp. and Editions Durand SA
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User Reviews

I quite Enjoyed it
13 September 2000 | by jrb1802See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie. Its not in the same league as the Original (An American Werewolf in London), but fun all the same. I think a lot of the reviewers on here have gave it a bad write-up, because they were probably comparing it to the original too much.

6 out of 10 ... It's worth watching.


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