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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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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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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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$793,775 (USA)
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Trivia

Because of a fire that destroyed costumes and props for the film, filming was pushed back two weeks. See more »

Goofs

Brian takes a Polaroid picture by holding the camera in front of himself while in the classroom with Kiersten. Later in the movie, the photo is on Kiersten's nightstand but he is posing with his arms folded. 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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Referenced in Monsters, Inc. (2001) See more »

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REASON TO CHANGE
Written by Mike Piccirillo
Performed by The Michael Logan Band
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29 April 2002 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Little Monsters is a funny and moving family comedy that reminds me of my childhood days when I first saw the movie. I thought that the cast was perfect, the script was hilarious, and the special and make-up effects were outstanding.

Brian Stevenson (Fred Savage) has just moved into a new house with his parents and little brother Eric (Ben Savage). He has no friends and is not doing well with grades. That is until he discovers that a monster named Maurice (Howie Mandell) has invaded his room. He starts out scared of Maurice, but quickly becomes best friends with him. Maurice takes Brian to a world of Monsters under his bed and shows him the time of his life. Brian finds out though that the world is ruled by an evil monster (Frank Whaley) who terrorizes people and has not been seen latley. Together, Brian and Maurice embark on an adventure of a lifetime to put this monster away.

Fred Savage (The Wonder Years), Howie Mandell (Bobby's World), Ben Savage (Boy Meets World), Rick Ducommun (Blank Check, Scary Movie), Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction, Field of Dreams), Devin Ratray (Home Alone 1 & 2), Daniel Stern (The Wonder Years).

Directed by Richard Greenberg of R. Greenberg/Associates in New York who design titles to movies and optical effects.

This movie is a must see for sure!


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