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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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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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PG | See all certifications »

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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

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 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: You got your stupid remote control back. Now how about lighting a candle or something? These lights are painful.
Brian Stevenson: [studies remote] Hey, what about the batteries?
Maurice: I ate 'em for breakfast. I'd give 'em to ya right now but double A battries constipate me, ok? How bout a little later?
Brian Stevenson: That's gross.
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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 »


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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chucklefest
18 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

howie mandel is the only thing in this movie worth watching for. I'll admit that i watch everytime it's on...but it's only because its so stupid. I guess 5th grade humor still has a place in my heart. A young boy (savage) finds that monsters (mandel) are real..and discovers their strange silly world. and umitimtly gets tricked by his new monster friend into becoming one...wackyness insues


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