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An American Werewolf in Paris

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

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14

Average Rating: 4.2/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 6

No consensus yet.

audience

30

liked it
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 78,419

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Movie Info

This British-Dutch-Luxembourgian co-production is "based on characters created by John Landis" for his An American Werewolf in London (1981). In the opening, a man is seen under attack, almost managing an escape from the Parisian sewers before an unseen creature pulls him back. Meanwhile, tourist Andy (Tom Everett Scott) is seeing the sights of Paris with his pals Brad (Vince Vieluf) and Chris (Phil Buckman). When Serafine (Julie Delpy) leaps off the Eiffel Tower just before Andy is about to do

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Horror, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy

Tim Burns, Tom Stern, Anthony Waller

Jul 21, 1998

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All Critics (45) | Top Critics (15) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (25) | DVD (4)

Much too lame to be considered a sequel to "An American Werewolf in London."

October 28, 2012 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

The humor isn't funny, the horror isn't scary, and the digital wolf f/x look cheap.

September 5, 2009 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Comment (1)
Boston Phoenix

Uh, no.

October 13, 2007
ColeSmithey.com

Fundamentally lame.

July 23, 2007 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
eFilmCritic.com

Put it out of it's misery

November 18, 2003
Moviehole

If you liked ...London for its wit, chances are this one will fall flat for you as it did for me.

February 8, 2003 Full Review Source: Film Quips Online
Film Quips Online

O terror cede lugar ao pastel„o.

May 31, 2002 Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena
Cinema em Cena

Lacks the style, wit and suspense that marked Waller's debut feature, Mute Witness.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for An American Werewolf in Paris

Hmmm not too bad, the wolf effects are very poor cgi which makes the wolf look like its sick and losing weight. The gore is great and the concept is OK despite being a complete rerun of the first but its the look and feel of the film which still just about manages to win. The film still has the originals appeal with its kooky black humour and macabre sequences but main lead Scott is a bit weak along with the rest of the cast.
November 19, 2011
phubbs1

Super Reviewer

An American Werewolf in Paris is an insult to Jon Landis's landmark film. This film features nothing to redeem it's stupidity. The film is simply a washed out version of Landis' classic Werewolf film. The film has some very bad CGI effects, and it has a terrible cast to act out the dreadful scenes. This is one film that should be avoided, it's not even a decent film. This film is a poor excuse to cash in on An American Werewolf In London, now that was a werewolf picture. This film is pure and simply a travesty and is not worth your hard earned money. They could've done something great maybe if Jon Landis and Rob Baker were involved in the project, but instead they hired a hack of a director to market this brainless piece of crap to a "hip and cool" generation of teens. What a waste of money, and Celluloid, the only way this film could have been great was with a rewrite and Jon Landis helming the project. Nothing new to be found here, just a headache of a film.
June 9, 2010
TheDudeLebowski65
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski

Super Reviewer

Not near as serious as "in London", and had quite a few lame jokes. But in a mood like "The Frighteners" it was horror comedy that you can still enjoy. The monster effects waver from cool to really lame CGI. Worth it if you're feeling really lazy and there is nothing else to watch on your streaming video.
November 2, 2009
puffchunk
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

An American Werewolf in Paris has no real connection with it's predecessor. However it does follow the same premise and keeps the interesting mythology it started. Paris may not be as classic as it's dry and bizarre prequel, but it is just as entertaining. The humour is only really littered about the first half, but it is very decent. The werewolves themselves are mostly CGI. Though these effects now look amateurish, they are no worse than the monstrosities that we saw in I Am Legend. The difference being that Paris is over 10 years old. It was actually a brave decision for a technique only just breaking out in movies. The corpses are again the real highlight, it adds to the character dynamics. However I'm not sure they resolved the corpses plot lines in this one. A fun and funny film that is tongue in cheek, but never laughable.
February 24, 2009
kiriyamakazou

Super Reviewer

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    1. Andy: There's sex and there's love. That what differentiates humans from animals.
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Claude: I LOVE Americans. You all have a good taste.
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Andy: I didn't choose to become a werewolf. I can't face the fact that I've got to go around killing and eating people for the rest of my life.
    2. Brad: Better get used to it.
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Serafine: (to Andy, about her zombie mother) - You scared her away.
    2. Andy: (frightened) - I scared her?! HA! [Panting] That's it. My friends were right: You're nuts. Nurses with walking corpses stealing hearts, and monsters and werewolves in the basement and the whole thing with the thing.
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Dr. Pigot: Did you see a girl? She's stolen my heart.
    2. Andy: I know the feeling.
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Amy: Thanks for the lovely evening, douche-bag. You really know how to treat a lady!
    2. Andy: No! You're dead!
    3. Amy: No, I'm undead. Which means I'm forced to walk this wretched earth until you die.
    4. Brad: [Brad appears as a zombie] - Not so fast! You want my buddy dead, you're gonna have to come through me.
    5. Amy: Oh, that's something (to Andy) It took me four years on a Stairmaster to get a package like this. You ripped through it like a lamb chop!
    6. Andy: This can't be happening.
    7. Brad: Don't blame me Andy. I warned you.
    8. Amy: (to Andy) - Wait a minute. You knew about this all along?
    – Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
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