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Little Monsters (1989)

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A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rick Ducommun ...
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Boy
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William Murray Weiss ...
Todd
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Ronnie Coleman
Amber Barretto ...
Kiersten
J. Michael Hunter ...
Mr. Finn
Tom Hull ...
Principal
Magbee ...
Bus Driver
Lisa Cain ...
Holly's Friend
Tony Bonsignore ...
Beach Bum
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Storyline

A child meets the monster that lives under his bed. He even becomes one of his best friends. Soon the child discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

bed | monster | friend | boy | box office flop | See more »

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Some friends can be REAL MONSTERS. And some monsters can be REAL FRIENDS.


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PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicos monsters  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$793,775 (USA)
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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Daniel Stern, who plays Glen Stevenson (the father of Fred Savage's Brian Stevenson), was the man responsible for the voice-over narration on The Wonder Years (1988), in which Savage starred. See more »

Goofs

When Brian and Coleman are fighting at the school you can clearly see Brian knock Coleman's hat off and see the hat fall. However, when the Principal is walking towards them and they're shown fighting again, the hat is back on Coleman's head. See more »

Quotes

Maurice: Baseball cards? I LOVE baseball cards! -Got 'em, got 'em, need 'em got 'em, got 'em got 'em, need 'em, got 'em, need 'em, need 'em, got 'em, need 'em, need 'em got 'em, got 'em need 'em!
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Crazy Credits

The first 45 seconds of the end credits are made up of a visual recap of the film, that only consists of 3 pictures! See more »

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References Let's Make a Deal (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

I WANNA YELL
Written by Billie Hughes & Roxanne Seeman
Performed by Billie Hughes
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Most Underrated film I've ever seen...
18 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An astounding film like this should be in the top fantasy and family lists, and I'm shocked that it isn't. I first saw it actually about a year ago, but completely forgot about it after that until about a month ago. Since then I've probably watched it 7 or 8 times. It just plunges you into believing in magic. Kids movies are NOT made like this today...and I wasn't even alive in the 80's. But this movie has more substance, more of a story and reason to being made. It starts off showing what kind of life Brian has, but quickly picks up when Maurice enters the scene. And it all turns to fun and games. But just as quickly it turns serious, but I won't give that away. The sets are amazing, the acting is great, the costumes are fun and wild looking. The swearing caught me off guard, but it's nothing kids haven't heard already. Either this movie was rated by another system or the MPAA just overlooked it since it did have such a small release...sadly. This film has to be the most underrated film I have ever wathced...It has quickly become one of my favorites and probably will always be...

If you're a fan of quality movies then watch this one because it will blow you away.


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