“An American Werewolf in Paris” is a horror-comedy film that was released in 1997. The movie follows Andy (tom everett scott), 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 (julie delpy), 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 julie delpy, 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.
|Tim Burns Tom Stern
by john landis
|tom everett scott, julie delpy, vince vieluf, phil buckma,n julie bowen, pierre cosso, tom novembre, thierry lhermitte,
|Peter R. Adam
|Hollywood Pictures Stonewood Productions
|Buena Vista Pictures
|August 31, 1997 (United Kingdom) December 25, 1997 (United States)
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