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

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Cast

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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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25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicos monsters  »

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Budget:

ESP 20 (estimated)

Gross:

$793,775 (USA)
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Trivia

This wasn't the first movie Howie Mandel says the words "bright lights!". He voiced Gizmo in Gremlins who also said that. See more »

Goofs

When glen is flipping through the channels without the remote he puts on a Celtics game and then phillies games where harry kalas announcers mike schmidt's name then when glen opens the window and asks brian and eric if they seen the remote because he wants to watch the sox and celtics games however inter league play did not begin until 1997 so their is no way the redsox could be playing the phillies. See more »

Quotes

Maurice: A man's best friend, His right hand.
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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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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Labyrinth (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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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