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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

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


Certificate:

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Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Little Monsters  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$793,775 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ben Savage also played a monster in the "Monster Ball" just before the pumpkin head comes to the plate. See more »

Goofs

Brian takes a Polaroid picture by holding the camera in front of himself while in the classroom with Kiersten. Later in the movie, the photo is on Kiersten's nightstand but he is posing with his arms folded. See more »

Quotes

Maurice: Ow! Window pane
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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 »

Connections

Featured in The Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

LET'S GO
Performed by The Paladins
Courtesy of Wrestler Records/Rounder Records
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Unforgettable childhood film
18 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I thought this was the coolest movie back when I was a kid, I recently watched it again after many years, I introduced it to some of the younger kids in my family and they loved it. Fred Savage and his not as great little brother, Ben really related well with kids, I really didn't care for Daniel Stern in this film and Howie Mandel was super as the monster Maurice. I recommend this to kids who would like to see a good kids film for once, I know this is out of date for todays kiddos, but worth watching over and over again as the years go by. I really miss films like this and never will forget this film.


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