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Teen Wolf (1985)

Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 1985
Running Times: 91 mins
Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Wolfkill Productions Inc / Atlantic Releasing Corporation
Executive Producers: Michael Rosenblatt, Thomas Coleman
Producers: Mark Levinson, Scott M. Rosenfelt
Co-Producer: George W. Perkins
Associate Producers: Joseph Loeb III, Matthew Weisman
Unit Production Manager: Scott Rosenfelt
Production Coordinator: Judy D. Pansullo

SCRIPT
Script: Joseph Loeb III, Matthew Weisman

DIRECTION
Director: Rod Daniel
1st Assistant Director: Jim Nasella
2nd Assistant Director: Lawrence J. Lipton

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Tim Suhrstedt
2nd Unit Camera: Steve Dubin, Chuck Minsky, Walt Lloyd
1st Assistant Camera: Mark B. Simon
2nd Assistant Camera: Brian Armstrong
Additional 2nd Assistant Camera: Gary Hutzel
2nd Unit Assistant Camera: Bill Barber
Gaffer: Kevin Brennan
Best Boy Electric: Tim McGinnis
Electricians: Rick West, Lydia Hollyfield
Rigging Crew: Jerry Workman, Steve Mathis, Michael Haney, Pat Peach, Jesse Tango
Key / Dolly Grip: Richard Mall
Best Boy Grip: Andreas Crawford
Grips: Tony A. Brown, Mark Hadland, Frank J. Hogestrom III
Stills: Joyce Rudolph
Lenses and Panaflex Camera: Panavision
Colour: United Color Lab
Colour Timing: Jim Schurmann, Philip Hetos, Delux Laboratories

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editor: Lois Freeman-Fox
Assistant Editors: Tina Panella-Hart, Wendy J. Pliump
Apprentice Editors: Trudy Ramirez, Linn Harter
Negative Cutter: Dennis Brookins

MUSIC
Music: Miles Goodman
Songs: Douglas Brayfield, Miles Goodman (Good News; Silhouette; Way To Go; Big Bad Wolf; Flesh on Fire; Win in the End; Shooting For the Moon)
Songs Performed By: David Morgan (Good News); David Palmer (Silhouette); Mark Vieha (Way To Go); Bunny and the Wolf Sisters (Big Bad Wolf); James House (Flesh on Fire); Mark Safan (Win in the End); Amy Holland (Shooting For the Moon); The Beach Boys (Surfin' U.S.A.)
Music Producer: Daniel A. Carlin
Music Recordist: Douglas Brayfield
Supervising Music Editor: Allan K. Rosen, Segue Music

SOUND
Sound Mixer: Douglas Arnold
Boom Person: Debbie Pinthus
Re-Recording Mixers: Gregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Doc Kane
ADR: Horta Editorial & Sound Inc
Additional ADR: The Glee Club
Supervising Sound Effects Editor: Sam Horta
Sound Effects Editors: Dwayne Avery, Ron Horwitz, Kevin Spears, Dave West, Jerelyn Golding, Ted Johnston
Foley: Horta Editorial & Sound Inc
Mix Facilities: Warner-Hollywood Studios
Sound Transfers: Split Reel Inc
Coding: Sync Film Services

MAKE UP AND COSTUMES
Make Up: Teresa M. Austin
Assistant Make Up: Vera Yurtchuk
Hair: Kathy Webright
Costume Designer: Nancy Fox
Wardrobe Supervisor: Deborah Lawson
Wardrobe Assistant: Todd Roberts

SPECIAL MAKE UP EFFECTS
Special Make Up Effects: The Burman Studios, Tom Burman, Jefferson Dawn, Kyle Tucy

VISUAL EFFECTS
Titles and Opticals: Movie Magic

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Production Designer: Chester Kaczenski
Assistant Art Director: Douglas H. Leonard
Set Decorator: Rosemary Brandenberg
Set Dresser: Greta Cristina Grigorian
Assistant Set Dresser: Vince Smith
Property Master: Kevin Hughes
Assistant Property Master: J.J. May
Additional Prop Assistant: Naomi Shohan
Set Construction: Mule Works
Art Department Assistants: Daryl Reynolds, Scott Nitong

MISCELLANEOUS
Script Supervisor: Patience Thoreson
Production Accountant: Thad Weinlein
Assistant Production Accountant: Rachel A. Leighton
Production Assistants: Elena Serrano, Trish McGuire, Paula Elizabeth Gertz, Billy Graf, Randy Sekon, Bob Ewald, Vince Onken, Bill White, David M. Ferrara
Transportation Coordinator: Chuck Clarke
Transportation Captain: James Davis
Transportation Co-Captain: Brian Delahanty
Driver: Michael Davis
Production Van Driver: Bobbie G. Green
Honeywagon Furnished By: Joe Dugan Studio Rentals
Honeywagon Driver: Jack Hager
Motorhome Furnished By: Florian Enterprises
Camera Car: Caspers Camera Cars
Vehicles: Galpin Ford
Choreographer: Janet Roston
Cateres: Tastebuds
Craft Services: Brendan O'Brien
Basketball Technical Advisor: Richard Baker
Security: Mike Sanchez
Animal Trainer: Bob Weatherwax
Insurance: Dewitt Stern of Calif.
Permits: Film Permits Unlimited
Production Equipment: Filmtrucks

LOCATIONS
Location Manager: James Gierman
Location Scouts: Robert White, Scott Rose

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Special Thanks To: Los Angeles Board of Education; City of South Pasadena; John Burroughs Junior High School; Centinela School District; Montrose Bowl; Balk's Hardware; Friends in Fremont, Nebraska
Welcome Makenna Goodman

STUNTS
Stunt Coordinator: William Lane
Stunts: William Lane, Bernie Pock, David Graves, Gerald E. Brutsche, Mike Cassidy, Anderson Martin

CASTING
Casting: Paul Ventura
Extra Casting: Complete Casting

CAST
Michael J. Fox (Scott Howard)
James Hampton (Harold Howard)
Susan Ursitti (Boof)
Jerry Levine (Stiles)
Matt Adler (Lewis)
Lorie Griffin (Pamela Wells)
Jim MacKrell (Vice Principal Rusty Thorne)
Mark Arnold (Mick McAllister)
Jay Tarses (Coach Bobby Finstock)
Mark Holton (Chubby)
Scott Paulin (Kirk Lolley)
Elizabeth Gorcey (Tina)
Melanie Manos (Dina)
Doug Savant (Brad)
Charles Zucker (Malcolm)
Harvey Vernon (old man clerk)
Clare Peck (Miss Mott)
Gregory Itzin (English teacher)
Doris Hess (science teacher)
Troy Evans (Dragon basketball coach)
Lynda Wiesmeier (Rhonda)
Rod Kageyama (janitor)
Carl Steven (whistle boy)
Richard Brooks (lemonade)
Rick Domeier (linebacker)
Brian Sheehan (cadet #5)
Jay Footlik (student #1)
Richard Baker (referee)
Fred Nelson (Meechum basketball coach)
Tanna Herr (The Beaver)
Kris Hagerty (fan #2)
Mark L. Flowers (Dragon bowler)
Larry B. Daugherty (basketball player)

Teen Wolf Basketball Double: Jeff Closser
Teen Wolf Dance Double: Thom Adcock

PLOT SUMMARY

Teenager Scott Howard is having a hard time at school - his baseball team is hopeless, the girl he wants to be with barely notices him and now he's found that he's inherited the family curse - he's a werewolf! But rather than making his life even more miserable, he finds that his lupine alter ego makes him immensely popular.

AVAILABILITY

Canada
Theatrical Distributors: New World-Mutual

Germany
Theatrical Distributors: MGM Home Entertainment

Sweden
Theatrical Distributors: Succéfilm AB

UK
Theatrical Distributors: Entertainment Film Distributors Ltd
Video Distributors: Entertainment Film Distributors Ltd
Television Distributors: Sky Movies

USA
Theatrical Distributors: Atlantic Releasing Corp
Video Distributors: Filmpac Home Video
DVD Distributors: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

Finland
Rating: K-10

Italy
Rating: T

Sweden
Rating: 11

USA
Rating: PG

UK
Rating: PG (with cuts)

West Germany
Rating: 6

TIMELINE

2005
August

13: UK - television broadcast (on Sky Movies 6)

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

De pelo en pecho - Spanish title
O Garoto do Futuro - Brazilian title
Lobijovem - Portuguese title
Nastoletni wilkolak - Polisj title
Teen Wolf - Ein Werwolf kommt selten allein - West German title
Teen wolf. De pelo en pecho - Spanish title
Teenwolf eli ihmissusi murrosiässä - Finnish title
Voglia di vincere - Italian title
Ze'ev Tzaear - Hebrew Israeli title

LINKS

SEQUEL
Teen Wolf Too (1987)

FOOTAGE INCLUDED IN
The Celluloid Closet (1995)

REFERENCES

OTHER SOURCES

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KEYWORDS

basketball, beer, bowling, cannabis, dancing, drugs, marijuana, parties, schools, students, surfing, teenagers, vans, werewolves

 


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