An American Werewolf in London Synopsis
Bitten New York student (David Naughton) becomes scourge of London.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
This movie presented a radical melange of genuine horror and self-aware comic touches, not to mention the fabulous Rick Baker special...
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80

Empire

By Kim Newman
Carnivorous lunar activities rarely come any more entertaining than this.
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80

Variety

A clever mixture of comedy and horror which succeeds in being both funny and scary, An American Werewolf in London possesses an overriding...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The transformation sequences on their own are disturbing enough to upset sensitive viewers (even though the first one doesn't occur until an...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Seems curiously unfinished, as if director John Landis spent all his energy on spectacular set pieces and then didn't want to bother with...
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30

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
It's a failure, less because the odd stylistic mix doesn't take (it does from time to time, and to striking effect) than because Landis...
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D

By damarcusleeholmes
H...

This is how it's done people.

By redyeah
This is how a horror movie should be done. Great effects with believable characters and actual plot and great dialogue. The film also allows for viewer-character emotion....

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Rated R | For Violence