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An American Werewolf in Paris

Year: 1997
Director: Anthony Waller
Cast: Julie Delpy, Tom Everett Scott
Having nothing in common with John Landis' 1981 classic except in name, it tells of two young American guys who travel to Europe on holiday.

One of them meets a beautiful Parisienne girl (Delpy), preparing to throw herself off the Eiffel tower; it seems she's depressed at being mixed up with a bunch of werewolves.

I could say more but I'd be rambling; I don't really remember a thing about the story except for a chase around a cemetery at night between Delpy and the hero in his werewolf state. High comedy is provided by the repeated presence of the increasingly decomposed victims (in the only similarity to the 1979 film - it can't be called the original because this is a world away from it).

It has non of the mystique of An American Werewolf in London, having jettisoned the shocking gore, horror and groundbreaking makeup effects for a computer-generated teen movie.

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