John Landis' 1981 classic AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON will forever be one of the great self-aware horror parodies (basically what 2005's CURSED tried to be).  But in 1997, a sequel came along...AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS.

The daughter of the werewolf from AWIL is alive and living in Paris where her mother (from the first film) and stepfather are trying to overcome her lycanthropic disease. A trio of American tourists on a thrill seeking trip around Europe manage to stop her from plunging to her death from the top of the Eiffel tower and are embroiled in a horrific but often hilarious plot involving a secret society of werewolves based in the city and a drug which allows werewolves to change at any time... This time there's no need for a full moon...

From Ben Jewitt on IMDb

My thoughts:
Like I said in the intro, it's tough to follow a classic like the 1981 original...even if it is 16 years later.  Don't get me wrong, AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS definitely had its moments.  I actually quite enjoyed it when it was first released.  But as far as post-modern self-aware werewolf movies go, I'll take CURSED any day.


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