An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Beware the Moon.

  • Genre: Comedy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1981-08-21
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 1171 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

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  • David Naughton

    as David Kessler
  • Jenny Agutter

    as Nurse Alex Price
  • Griffin Dunne

    as Jack Goodman
  • John Woodvine

    as Dr. J. S. Hirsch
  • Don McKillop

    as Inspector Villiers
  • Brian Glover

    as Chess Player
  • David Schofield

    as Dart Player
  • Lila Kaye

    as Barmaid
  • Rik Mayall

    as 2nd Chess Player
  • Sean Baker

    as 2nd Dart Player
  • Frank Oz

    as Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy (archive footage)
  • Paul Kember

    as Sergeant McManus
  • Joe Belcher

    as Truck Driver
  • Paddy Ryan

    as First Werewolf
  • Anne-Marie Davies

    as Nurse Susan Gallagher
  • Colin Fernandes

    as Benjamin
  • Albert Moses

    as Hospital Porter
  • Jim Henson

    as Kermit the Frog (archive footage)
  • Dave Goelz

    as Beauregard (archive footage)
  • Michele Brisigotti

    as Rachel Kessler
  • Mark Fisher

    as Max Kessler
  • Gordon Sterne

    as Mr. Kessler
  • Paula Jacobs

    as Mrs. Kessler
  • Claudine Bowyer

    as Creepy Little Girl
  • Johanna Crayden

    as Creepy Little Girl
  • Nina Carter

    as Naughty Nina
  • Geoffrey Burridge

    as Harry Berman
  • Brenda Cavendish

    as Judith Browns
  • Christopher Scoular

    as Sean
  • Mary Tempest

    as Sean's Wife
  • Cynthia Powell

    as Sister Hobbs
  • Sydney Bromley

    as Alf
  • Frank Singuineau

    as Ted
  • Will Leighton

    as Joseph
  • Michael Carter

    as Gerald Bringsley
  • Elizabeth Bradley

    as Woman in Zoo
  • Rufus Deakin

    as Little Boy with Balloons
  • Lesley Ward

    as Little Boy's Mother
  • George Hilsdon

    as News-vendor
  • Gerry Lewis

    as Man in Bus Queue
  • Denis Fraser

    as 2nd Man in Bus Queue
  • Alan Ford

    as Taxi Driver
  • Peter Ellis

    as Bobby in Trafalgar Square
  • Denise Stephens

    as Girl in Trafalgar Square
  • Christine Hargreaves

    as Ticket Lady
  • Linzi Drew

    as Brenda Bristols ("See You Next Wednesday" Cast)
  • Lucien Morgan

    as Lance Boyle ("See You Next Wednesday" Cast)
  • Dave Cooper

    as Chris Bailey ("See You Next Wednesday" Cast)
  • Susan Spencer

    as Georgia Bailey ("See You Next Wednesday" Cast)
  • Bob Babenia

    as Usher
  • Ken Sicklen

    as Bobby at Cinema
  • John Salthouse

    as Bobby at Cinema
  • John Altman

    as Assorted Police
  • Keith Hodiak

    as Assorted Police
  • John Owens

    as Assorted Police
  • Roger Rowland

    as Assorted Police
Writing John Landis Screenplay
Directing John Landis Director
Art Leslie Dilley Art Direction
Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
Production George Folsey Jr. Producer
Costume & Make-Up Deborah Nadoolman Costume Design
Production Debbie McWilliams Casting
Production Joyce Herlihy Production Manager
Camera Robert Paynter Director of Photography
Editing Malcolm Campbell Editor
Costume & Make-Up Robin Grantham Makeup Artist
Sound John Poyner Sound Editor
Crew Martin Gutteridge Special Effects
Crew Roy Alon Stunts
Crew Colin Skeaping Stunts
Production Ray Freeborn Location Manager