By the 1980’s, werewolf movies were very uncommon in the horror genre, let alone in Hollywood; the last one by a major studio was the B-feature The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973). However, the arrival of An American Werewolf in London signaled a major change in the genre, as it combined groundbreaking special effects with an addition of comedic elements. Released several times on home video by Universal, Arrow Video has licensed the film for a limited edition release.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Released: 21 Aug 1981
Runtime: 97 min
Director: John Landis
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Cast: Joe Belcher, David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, David Schofield
Writer(s): John Landis
Plot: Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit...