The Best Shapeshifting Movies  

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A list of the best shapeshifting movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This shapeshifter movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about shapeshifting are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about shapeshifting you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous shapeshifter movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these shapeshifting movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Teen Wolf Too and The Shaggy Dog.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best shapeshifting movies?" and "What is the greatest shapeshifter movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular shapeshifting movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these shapeshifting movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good shapeshifting movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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The Wolf Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Lon Chaney
The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as a werewolf named "The Wolf Man" ...more
An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall
An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John Landis, and starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. The film starts with two young ...more
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant, James Hampton
Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation starring Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard, a high school student who discovers that his family has an ...more
An American Werewolf in Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Julie Bowen, Julie Delpy, Tom Everett Scott
An American Werewolf in Paris is a 1997 comedy-horror film directed by Anthony Waller and starring Tom Everett Scott and Julie Delpy. The film was in development for 6 years and follows the ...more
Cat People is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Kate Kavanagh added Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole
Cat People is a 1982 American horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski. Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producer. While the film has all the elements of a horror ...more
Teen Wolf Too is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Jason Bateman, John Astin, Paul Sand
Teen Wolf Too is a 1987 American comedy film and is the sequel to Teen Wolf. The film was directed by Christopher Leitch based on a script by R. Timothy Kring, Jeph Loeb, Bret Granville and ...more
The Shaggy D.A. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Suzanne Pleshette, Dick Van Patten, Tim Conway
The Shaggy D.A. is a 1976 film sequel to 1959's The Shaggy Dog produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was directed by Robert Stevenson and written by Don Tait, based on the original film and ...more
The Shaggy Dog [1959] is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson
The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more