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Little Monsters (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Adventure, Family  |  25 August 1989 (USA)
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A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.


(as Richard Alan Greenberg)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Murray Weiss ...
Ronnie Coleman
Amber Barretto ...
J. Michael Hunter ...
Mr. Finn
Tom Hull ...
Magbee ...
Bus Driver
Lisa Cain ...
Holly's Friend
Tony Bonsignore ...
Beach Bum


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 <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


ESP 20 (estimated)


$793,775 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


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 »


Written by David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth
Performed by Talking Heads
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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Its one of those movies you remember forever... it sounds cheesy but i recall it from my childhood , one thing that stuck in my mind was the peanut butter and onion sandwitch.. so i decided i had to buy it,

I've had it for almost 6 months and watched it religiously. There's something about it that screams childhood and simplicity but also has that black satire comedy style to it, which makes it one of the greats, not to mention Howie Mendel and Fred savage together, i think there great especially the scene where they are at Ronnie Colman's house lol hysterical ( great improv Fred) Love this movie always will .... My absolute favourite !

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