Teen Wolf (1985)
Average Rating: 4.8/10
Reviews Counted: 19
Fresh: 9 | Rotten: 10
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Release Date: Aug 23, 1985 Wide
Average Rating: 2.9/5
User Ratings: 72,091
After sitting on the shelf for some time, Teen Wolf was released on the heels of the hugely successful Back to the Future in an attempt to cash in on the huge popularity of star Michael J. Fox. Teen Wolf chronicles the plight of Fox as a small-town nerd who can't seem to score a basket on the court or a point with his dream girl. Things change, however, once he discovers his family's hereditary secret, lycanthrope. As he begins to look hairier and hairier, his team begins to win basketball games
Aug 23, 1985 Wide
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Rather than a wolf in sheep's clothing, Teen Wolf is basically a standard 80s teen flick in werewolf's clothing.
It's often ridiculous, and filled with '80s cheese, but Teen Wolf does harbor some poignant coming-of-age metaphors and decent helping of intentional, and unintentional, comedy.
Despite the inexcusable lack of a DeLorean, Teen Wolf is a modest, digestible comedy, guided by a perfectly itchy Fox performance as the titular beast.
corny but endearing
Classic 80s teen flick. Ow-wooo!
Forgettable formulaic comedy.
Perhaps the nicest werewolf movie ever made -- and how could it not be, when it stars sweetie pie Michael J. Fox?
Lots of fun. Michael J.Fox is hilarious!
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