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Monster in the Closet (1986)

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Monster is a spoof of horror/monster films. 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... See full summary »

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Donald Grant ...
Richard Clark
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Prof. Diane Bennett
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Sheriff Sam Ketchem
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Father Finnegan
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Dr. Pennyworth
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Gen. Turnbull
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Roy
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Old Joe Shempter
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Ben
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Scoop
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'Professor' Bennett
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Margo
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Monster
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Lucy (as Stacey Ferguson)
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Deputy Spire
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Monster is a spoof of horror/monster films. 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 but not without involving the U.S. Army and mass panic. Written by Patrice Messina <writtnby@soca.com>

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It's Out! It's Out! It's Out!

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The Incredible Closet Monster  »

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Shot in 1983, not released until 1987. See more »

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Professor Diane Bennett: Destroy all closets!
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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A little gem of a parody.
9 May 2000 | by (Ottawa, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This movie captures the mood and feel of many a bad 50s B Horror flick, and then adds a few twists that'll bring smiles to your face. The actors do an excellent job of keeping a straight face while delivering bad dialogue. The movie's one-tone humor causes it to sag in the middle, but that is more than made up for by the inspired and silly ending.


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