American Werewolf in London (1981)

Mike Matei / October 18th, 2009


  • April 9, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    WOW! I gotta buy the Blu-Ray disc!

    I reviewed the 2010 Wolfman remake for my local Maine newspaper and I felt it ode more to this film than the 1941 original right down to the London footchase in the middle! I bet John Landis might’ve seen it and think that they might’ve ripped him off!

  • Cableton

    April 30, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    Caught this on tv a while back and loved it.

    I suggest watching a British movie called Dog Soldiers. It’s not so much a horror film as a comedy horror spoof like the Shaun of the Dead but it’s really awesome.

    • April 20, 2014 at 4:42 pm

      I was just going to make the same suggestion, I watched it again last night and really enjoyed it again!

  • fierfly25

    July 2, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Love this movie!!

  • mcmikec84

    July 30, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    lol @ the shower shagging part. and it’s weird that john landis directred this. didn’t he go on to direct “Coming to America” the flick with Eddie Murphy? anyway, it’s an alright movie, not my personal favorite…

  • Alyxx

    August 9, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    One of the best transformation scenes in movie history.

  • DecCon83

    August 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    I love the transformation scene in this movie and the only thing that i’ve seen that comes close to its makeup effects is a british series called “Being Human” where three people share a flat (apartment) A vampire,A ghost and A werewolf, with them dealing about trying to live life in the supernatural world and having to go about the normal mundane situations.

  • Chie

    August 23, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    This is one of my top 10 movies. I saw it with my future husband when it first came out 😀 I remember An American Werewolf in Paris. That movie pissed me off.

    I also love this review, I don’t know why but I love it whenever you get to say “Wolf.” I love hearing you say “Werewoof” or “He turns into a woof” x3

  • GialloHorror

    October 4, 2010 at 9:07 am

    I always remember David Naughton (sp?) from the Dr. Pepper commercials lol!

    The first time I saw him transform into the werewolf it made my fucking skin crawl. It was one of the most incredible things I’ve ever seen to this day.

    “Wolfen”, “The Howling”, and this one are three of the best werewolf films ever!

  • Phill6

    October 16, 2010 at 6:26 am

    This is the Best wolf Transformation I have ever seen, well, I get that they didn’t wanted to show the wolf, but that always pissed me off, I wish they could have show the werewolf a little more, Great movie, very sad ending,

  • January 5, 2011 at 2:11 am

    I’ve been meaning to watch this for a good ages! I got really into werewolf films for a short while and this one looked interesting 🙂

    and @Cableton My old media studies teacher produced Dog Soldiers! 😀 and The Decent! I need to get in touch with him again, he said he could probably get me a small part if he produces another film 🙂 I’d love to get killed on the big screen xD

  • Sgt_Werewolf

    May 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Meh, im a big werewolf fan and i thought this movie wasnt that great…or funny..

  • RobotX2311

    May 12, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    I really like this werewolf movie, esta chida (is awsome), but the first werewolf movie I saw was werewolf in paris, can you do a review of it porfa (please). Yes I am Mexican.

  • werdman24

    July 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

    Oh man, CCR rocks! Know any more movies with CCR in the soundtrack?

  • penpan

    August 29, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    This movie was funny in alot of ways! I love how abrupt the shower sex scene is, and how Jack holds up a Mickey mouse toy and says “hi, David!” when he comes to talk to him. Then when as a werewolf, David creeps up an escalator after a victim and the editing cracked me up. And who hasn’t done that kind of random crap in their house?

  • Zombie Goat Fetish

    October 16, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    Absolute classic.

  • March 4, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Great movie!

    • Markus

      February 5, 2013 at 9:43 pm

      Agreed, this is one of the best werewolf movies ever…

      someone already mentioned “Dog Soldiers”. I second that, the werewolfs are well made there even though its low budget, with several awesome man vs werewolf combat scenes. One guy even goes head-on with his bare fists.. must see !

      Its a balanced mix between survival horror, comedy, werewolf and some military stuff to top it off. Check it out…

  • October 27, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    greatest werewolf movie ever made IMO. dog soldiers, ginger snaps are also good. i have a fondness for the underworld movies too.

  • ElephantSac76

    February 5, 2014 at 6:11 pm

    The damn mustache Guy in the porno looks like my electrician.

  • October 6, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    I’m sorry i thought The Howling was better, and dont forget the Silver Bullet another classic.

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