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The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Family | 14 August 1987 (USA)
A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his 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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You know who to call when you have ghosts but who do you call when you have monsters? See more »


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14 August 1987 (USA)  »

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Monster Busters  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,769,990 (USA)
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Trivia

Near the start of the movie the plane where Dracula first appears has "Browning" written on the side this a nod to director Tod Browning who directed "Dracula" in 1931. See more »

Goofs

When the three Pantry Girls have become vampires and they walk down the hallway towards three of the Monster Squad boys, their reflection is visible in the mirror on the wall to the right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

[begging the cops to lock him up]
Wolfman: [fires two shots in the air] Lock me up!
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Connections

Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Lost Boys (2016) See more »

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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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