An American Werewolf in London

Lists: Horror, Dark comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists."

Overall Ranking: 1498 (Rank from 1981: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 100%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Bryan Lienesch83 - A pretty straightforward horror story that incorporates elements of many horror subgenres and spiced with a healthy dose of comedy.
Darren of Movie Reviews 10180
Minnesota Man65 - Still howls...but the first 1/3 is better than all the rest.
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People Involved

  • David Naughton (David Kessler)
  • Jenny Agutter (Nurse Alex Price)
  • Griffin Dunne (Jack Goodman)
  • John Woodvine (Dr. J. S. Hirsch)
  • Lila Kaye (Barmaid)
  • Joe Belcher (Truck Driver)
  • David Schofield (Dart Player)
  • Brian Glover (Chess Player)
  • Rik Mayall (2nd Chess Player)
  • Sean Baker (2nd Dart Player)
  • Paddy Ryan (First Werewolf)
  • Anne-Marie Davies (Nurse Susan Gallagher)
  • John Landis (Director)