Teen Wolf Synopsis
The new star (Michael J. Fox) of a high-school basketball team has red eyes, fangs and lots of hair.
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Chicago Tribune

By Rick Kogan
Teen Wolf is a clever and inventive film, a soft and contemporary retelling of the familiar werewolf tale.
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25

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
The formulae of gal-next-door and big game are followed so slavishly that it's hard to laugh at Teen Wolf even on the rare moments when it...
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25

Washington Post

Fox's performance is a shadow of his "Future" self, and the rest of the cast -- everyone from teeny-boppers to wise guys to baffled adults...
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20

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
For a film that's so innocuous, Teen Wolf is aggressively boring.
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20

Variety

Lightweight item is innocuous and well-intentioned but terribly feeble, another example of a decent idea yielding the least imaginative...
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Still holds up

By tikidoll
Just saw 'Teen Wolf' on the big screen for the first time, and it was better than ever. Even on TV or video, I hadn't seen this in at least seven years and still, all the same jokes work, and new...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Cheesy '80s comedy still works thanks to Fox-y star.
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