An American Werewolf In London

85
  • R
  • Genre(s): Horror Comedy
  • Release year: 1981
  • Running time: 97 min
David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne), two American college students, are backpacking through Britain when a large wolf attacks them. David survives with a bite, but Jack is brutally killed. As David heals in the hospital, he's plagued by... read more
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David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne), two American college students, are backpacking through Britain when a large wolf attacks them. David survives with a bite, but Jack is brutally killed. As David heals in the hospital, he's plagued by violent nightmares of his mutilated friend, who warns David that he is becoming a werewolf. When David discovers the horrible truth, he contemplates committing suicide before the next full moon causes him to transform from man to murderous beast.

Original Release

08/21/1981

Cast

Brian Glover Chess Player
David Naughton David Kessler
Frank Oz Miss Piggy
Griffin Dunne Jack Goodman
Jenny Agutter Nurse Alex Price
John Woodvine Dr. J. S. Hirsch
Lila Kaye Barmaid
Joe Belcher Truck Driver
David Schofield Dart Player
Sean Baker 2nd Dart Player
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Landis

Writers

John Landis

Creators

John Landis

Cast

Brian Glover Chess Player
David Naughton David Kessler
Frank Oz Miss Piggy
Griffin Dunne Jack Goodman
Jenny Agutter Nurse Alex Price
John Woodvine Dr. J. S. Hirsch
Lila Kaye Barmaid
Joe Belcher Truck Driver
David Schofield Dart Player
Sean Baker 2nd Dart Player
Rik Mayall 2nd Chess Player
Paddy Ryan First Werewolf
Anne-Marie Davies Nurse Susan Gallagher
Albert Moses Hospital Porter
Don McKillop Inspector Villiers
Paul Kember Sergeant McManus
Colin Fernandes Benjamin
Jim Henson Kermit the Frog
Michele Brisigotti Rachel Kessler
Mark Fisher Max Kessler

Producers

Peter Guber Executive Producer
Jon Peters Executive Producer
George Folsey Jr. Executive Producer
George Folsey Jr. Producer
Jon Peters Producer
Peter Guber Producer

Editors

Malcolm Campbell

1982 Oscar Best Makeup Won
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