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Teen Wolf

Teen Wolf

Rod Daniel (1985)

91min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
In this likeable, if lightweight, comedy, a teenager who longs to be a little less ordinary discovers a family curse that kicks in when the Moon is full. Beneath the facial fur, this is just another film about growing pains, although it does feature cinema's only werewolf slam-dunk sports sequence. As the unfortunate teenager, the ever-engaging Michael J Fox is doing what he does best - turning a loser into a winner. Jason Bateman took over in the needless sequel Teen Wolf Too, after Back to the Future shot Fox to superstardom.

Summary

A teenage misfit is initially dismayed to learn he is a werewolf as a result of a hereditary curse. He finds there are advantages as he becomes a local celebrity, while his enhanced agility makes him the star player of his school's basketball team - but fame quickly goes to his head. Comedy, starring Michael J Fox, James Hampton and Susan Ursitti.

Cast & Crew

Scott Howard Michael J Fox
Harold Howard James Hampton
Lisa "Boof" Marconi Susan Ursitti
Stiles Jerry Levine
Lewis Matt Adler
Pamela Lorie Griffin
Mr Thorne James MacKrell
Mick McAllister Mark Arnold
Coach Finstock Jay Tarses
Director Rod Daniel
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Entertainment Film Dists Ltd Guidance: Drug abuse, edited for language. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay

Comedy Drama

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