An American Werewolf in London: 1981
Color 97 min.
aka American Werewolf
Director: John Landis
Cast: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Griffin Dunne
Plot: Two American students (Naughton and Dunne) come across the Slaughtered
Lamb Pub while traveling through England. They are warned to stay on the roads
and off the moors but stray from the road. They are attacked by a werewolf
which kills Dunne and mauls Naughton. He wakes up in a hospital and has reoccurring
nightmares through which he learns that he has become a werewolf. Naughton
has a relationship with his nurse (spawning the awful An American Werewolf
in Paris (1997)) and eventually dies when he is in wolf form.