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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tom Everett Scott stated he remembers "definitely running around in my underwear doing crazy stuff", while filming. See more »

Goofs

After fighting the werewolves in the crypt, Andy goes back to the house and he has a cut on his right shoulder. However, when the werewolves turn up, he runs down the stairs and the cut has now disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Serafine: I want you to blow a big bubble for me.
Andy McDermott: What?
Serafine: Well... It's a custom in France. The bigger the bubble, the more a boy likes a girl.
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Alternate Versions

In the Magna Pacific DVD Region 4 version, an additional scene occurs at 56m22 seconds that shows a shirtless captured Chris (Phil Buckman) in the foreground, while the werewolf gang including a shirtless Claude (Pierre Cosso) perform a blood brother ritual in the background. The immediately following morgue scene is extended by a few seconds with additional shots of body parts in drawers. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Behind the House: Anatomy of the Zombie Movement (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Psychosis
Written by Brian David Blush (as Brian Blush), Roger Meade Clyne (as Roger Clyne),
Arthur Edwards and Paul Naffah
Performed by The Refreshments
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Fun, fun, fun.
14 February 2000 | by angelboy-2See all my reviews

I loved this movie, although it seems that many people hated it. Do they realise this is an obvious spoof? Yes the special effects were dodgy, yes the acting was laughable, that was the point! This movie is similar in style to starship troopers, not as good though. Lighten up and you'll enjoy this b-grade spoof on horror flicks.


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