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The Best Shapeshifting Movies

Updated October 2, 2019 278 votes 43 voters 9.5k views8 items

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
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    The Wolf Man

    Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains

    Released1941

    Directed byGeorge Waggner

    The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    An American Werewolf in London

    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    Teen Wolf

    Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant

    Released1985

    Directed byRod Daniel

    Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    An American Werewolf in Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    An American Werewolf in Paris

    Julie Bowen, Julie Delpy

    Released1997

    Directed byAnthony Waller

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    Cat People is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    Cat People

    Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski

    Released1982

    Directed byPaul Schrader

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    Teen Wolf Too is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    Teen Wolf Too

    Jason Bateman, John Astin

    Released1987

    Directed byChristopher Leitch, Rod Daniel

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    The Shaggy D.A. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    The Shaggy D.A.

    Suzanne Pleshette, Dick Van Patten

    Released1976

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    The Shaggy D.A. is a 1976 film sequel to 1959's The Shaggy Dog produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Shaggy Dog [1959] is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Movies
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    The Shaggy Dog [1959]

    Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray

    Released1959

    Directed byCharles Barton

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