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“An American Werewolf in Paris” is a horror-comedy film that was released in 1997. The movie follows Andy (), a young American tourist who is studying in Paris. Andy meets a group of thrill-seeking students who take him on a nocturnal bungee jumping adventure from the Eiffel Tower. During the jump, Andy and his friends witness a woman being attacked by a werewolf. Andy is bitten by the werewolf and soon discovers that he has become a werewolf himself. He falls in love with a local woman, Serafine (), who is also a werewolf, and together they must try to find a cure before Andy becomes a werewolf permanently.


“An American Werewolf in Paris” is a disappointing follow-up to the original “An American Werewolf in London.” The film lacks the wit, charm, and scares of the original and feels like a cheap imitation. The characters are underdeveloped, and the performances are mediocre, with the exception of , who brings some much-needed charisma to the film. The special effects are also lackluster and fail to create any sense of dread or tension. Overall, “An American Werewolf in Paris” is a forgettable and uninspired movie that fails to live up to the legacy of the original.


“An American Werewolf in Paris” was not a critical or commercial success and did not receive any major awards or nominations.


“An American Werewolf in Paris” received negative reviews and was a box office disappointment, grossing only $26 million worldwide. The movie has a 5.1/10 rating on IMDb and a 31% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While the film has gained a small cult following over the years, it is generally regarded as a forgettable and inferior sequel to the original.

Directed by
Produced by Richard Claus
Screenplay by Tim Burns Tom Stern
Story by
Based on Characters
Starring , , , ,, , , ,
Music by Wilbert Hirsch
Cinematography Egon Werdin
Edited by Peter R. Adam
Hollywood Pictures Stonewood Productions
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release date August 31, 1997 (United Kingdom) December 25, 1997 (United States)
Running time 102 minutes
Countries United States France Netherlands Luxembourg
Languages English
Budget $25 million
Box office $26.6 million

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