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The Monster Squad (1987)

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Dracula is alive. In fact, he plans to rule the world and that is why he seeks the help of other legendary monsters. However, a bunch of kids regarded by their peers as losers uncover the ... See full summary »

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Dracula is alive. In fact, he plans to rule the world and that is why he seeks the help of other legendary monsters. However, a bunch of kids regarded by their peers as losers uncover the devious plan and prepare for a counter strike. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Call them for a monster-ous good time. See more »


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14 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szörnycsapat  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,769,990 (USA)
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Trivia

Dustin Diamond had a small role as a kid who tries to sell comic books to the boys, but this was later cut. See more »

Goofs

When Phoebe is pleading, "Don't go Frankenstein, don't go away!" as he is being sucked into the vortex, in one long shot her mouth is clearly not moving. See more »

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Dracula: [holding Phoebe up by her throat] Give me the amulet, you BITCH!
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References Zombie (1979) See more »

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Rock Until You Drop
Performed by Michael Sembello
Written by Michael Sembello, Dick Rudolph, and Danny Sembello
Produced by Michael Sembello
Published by Gravity Raincoat, Dickiebird Music & Publishing, Unicity Music, Inc., and No Pain No Gain Music
Courtesy of A&M Records
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Great kids film
15 April 2002 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

This is a great and imaginative kids adventure film. Well acted, well written and the monsters look great. I'm sure that many parents would be conserned by the cursing in this film done by 12 year olds (most likely the reason this gem hasn't hit DVD yet) but I have never understood how some people think that cussing will destroy your kids brain and turn him into a drug addict. It's good wholesome fun for everyone.


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