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The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy  |  14 August 1987 (USA)
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.

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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)

Gross:

$3,769,990 (USA)
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There is a poster for the Lucio Fulci film Zombie (1979) visible in the background of the club house. See more »

Goofs

When the police are trying to stop Dracula one stands in front of him and fires 4 shots but you just hear 4 clicks as they forgot to dub gun shots onto the film. See more »

Quotes

Eugene: Creature stole my twinkie!
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Soundtracks

The Monster Squad
Performed by The Monster Squad
Written and Produced by Dick Rudolph and Michael Sembello
Published by Dickiebird Music & Publishing, TECO/Barish Music, Gravity Raincoat, and Taft/Barish Music
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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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