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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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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>

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


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Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicos monsters  »

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$793,775 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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This is the first role for Fred's younger brother, Ben Savage. See more »

Goofs

When Maurice pulls down Brian's pants, he gets embarrassed and yells at Maurice saying that no one ever sees him in his boxer shorts - not even his mom. But, on the first night Brian follows Maurice to Monster World, he ran around in his boxer shorts all night. See more »

Quotes

Maurice: We're the reasons why brothers hate their sisters!
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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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HOW I LOVE YOU
Written by Frankie Paul and A. Ellis
Performed by Frankie Paul
Courtesy of Pow Wow Records, Inc.
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through both eyes
28 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw..and loved..this film as a child. Now, that I have children, I got the pleasure of watching it once again through the eyes of an adult. I was disappointed in what I saw. Like most childhood films it didn't hold up to the charm and magic I felt as a small one.

Though, my children love it! I felt like the story line it self was fine, but many times the story would tail off or become choppy. Howie Mandell was pretty good in the film but sometimes became annoying. There were also some crude scenes I didn;t remember seeing. I forgot how much stuff was allowed in kids films back in the day.

I would suggest this movie for children over the age of 8 or so. Anything under that would probably be a little scared or you might have problems with the language or some of the gags. Like making a bully drink pee.


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