Teen Wolf
Teen Wolf (1985)

After sitting on the shelf for some time, Teen Wolf was released on the heels of the hugely successful Back to the Future in an attempt to cash in on the huge popularity of star Michael J. Fox. Teen Wolf chronicles the plight of Fox as a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 23, 1985
DVD Release Date: September 9, 2014
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Rather than a wolf in sheep's clothing, Teen Wolf is basically a standard 80s teen flick in werewolf's clothing.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

corny but endearing

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Perhaps the nicest werewolf movie ever made -- and how could it not be, when it stars sweetie pie Michael J. Fox?

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R. L. Shaffer

It's often ridiculous, and filled with '80s cheese, but Teen Wolf does harbor some poignant coming-of-age metaphors and decent helping of intentional, and unintentional, comedy.

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Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

Classic 80s teen flick. Ow-wooo!

Clint Morris

Lots of fun. Michael J.Fox is hilarious!

Brian Orndorf

Despite the inexcusable lack of a DeLorean, Teen Wolf is a modest, digestible comedy, guided by a perfectly itchy Fox performance as the titular beast.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Forgettable formulaic comedy.

Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The anecdotal happenings in the film are insignificant, because in theme Teen Wolf offers an unparalleled analysis of puberty, adolescence, and the all-to-familiar search for popularity in teenage film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
In the same year that Fox became a superstar going back to the future he also had this little werewolf gem creep out. The title says its all really in its… More
Melvin White
Harold Howard: Yeah, I saw, unless that was another werewolf doing a handstand on top of Stiles' wolfmobile and making a fool of himself.  "He always… More
"It's really odd how you can love a movie so much as a kid to only to grow up and watch it again to see how cheesy and poorly made it is. But I still… More
Conner Rainwater
This exists in a realm of weird that few movies share. It is completely ignorant of the rules of storytelling and just has everyone accept off the bat that… More
Alex roy
Pretty good comedy horror flick with teen flair, Teen Wolf delivers a good time with a good cast of actors who are great to watch on-screen. Although not as… More
Aj V
An outrageous, over the top, stupid werewolf story that has been spoofed ever since. Fox gives an okay performance, but other than that it's a pretty bad… More