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Monster in the Closet (1986)

After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets, a mild-mannered reporter, a college professor, her son, and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery.

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Donald Grant ...
Richard Clark
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Sheriff Sam Ketchem
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Father Finnegan
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Roy
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Scoop
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Margo
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Lucy (as Stacey Ferguson)
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After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets, a mild-mannered reporter, a college professor, her son, and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery. Written by Patrice Messina <writtnby@soca.com>

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Film debut of Paul Walker. See more »

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Professor Diane Bennett: Destroy all closets!
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Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Decent Troma effort
27 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Yes, "Monster In The Closet" is a guilty pleasure. Though it's not oriented for veteran horror fans, this film provides fun in a very silly way. It's a good dark comedy involving a very cheesy (Troma style) monster living in children's closets. The beginning is quite good and imaginative, and the ending is stuff for legend in cheesy horror cinema! Thousand cops against the monster is something that hasn't banished from my mind since the early 90's. Recommended for soft core horror fans. When I watched the Disney animated feature "Monsters Inc." I thought about this film, and I immediately saved it from my forgotten movie vault. Your average 80's film.

4/10 -Mediocre fun!


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