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Little Monsters (1989)

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

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(as Richard Alan Greenberg)
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Cast

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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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bully | bed | monster | friend | boy | See All (27) »

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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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Box Office

Budget:

ESP 20 (estimated)

Gross:

$793,775 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally set to be distributed by Vestron and a trailer was even created by Vestron that was advertised on some of their VHS releases, but due to Vestron's financial difficulties at the time, the film was sold to United Artists, although Vestron did retain some foreign rights to the film. 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: A man's best friend, His right hand.
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Crazy Credits

After the song "Road to Nowhere" the rest of the audio track is Maurice eating Dorito's. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Movie Nights: Magic Island (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE
Written by Bobby Day (as Robert Byrd)
Performed by Bobby Day
Courtesy of Sid Talmadge c/o Original Sound Entertainment
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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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