Teen Wolf is a 1985 fantasy/comedy film directed by Rod Daniel and starring Michael J. Fox as the eponymous "teen wolf."
Plot[edit | edit source]
Scott Howard is an average basketball player who pines for his dream girl while his best female friend pines for him.
When he finds out that a werewolf gene runs in his family, he's shocked and upset until he finds that he can use his "wolf-ness" to his advantage.
Scott becomes increasingly popular until his recognition takes a turn for the worse and he decides not to morph anymore.
Although his basketball team could use a boost, Scott wins the game without supernatural means and gets together with his best friend, Boof.
Sequel[edit | edit source]
A sequel, Teen Wolf Too, came out in 1988.
Scott's cousin Todd inherits the family's ability to be a werewolf.
- Lead character is named Scott.
- The "Best Friend" is named Stiles Stilinski.
- The Coach is named Bobby Finstock.
- Writers of the original film, Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman, get a writing credit on the MTV show due to union rules.