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The Willies (1990)

PG-13 | | Horror, Comedy | 27 December 1990 (USA)
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a ... See full summary »

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Jason Horst ...
Joshua Miller ...
Josh (as Joshua Jon Miller)
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Marilyn Pitzer ...
Chicken Lady
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Counter Guy
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Tough Dude
Kathy MacQuarrie ...
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Old Man
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Marie Wright-Perry ...
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Bob Zamudio ...
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Gary DePew ...
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Tim Edwards ...
Mr. Death Ghoul
Ken Daly ...
Farmer Ghoul / Pest Control Guy
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Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a peculiar interest. Written by Mike Stark <stark@math.idbsu.edu>

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Los Willies 1: Cuentos de terror  »

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You can see a "Weird Science" poster on the wall of Goody Belcher's bedroom wall when he's taking the flies off the fly strip in his bedroom. Michael Bower had a guest spot on the "Weird Science" TV show. See more »

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The position of Danny's books and his backpack changes. See more »

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Uncle Harry: Those kids are just showoffs. They're all bark, no bite, and I'll tell you something else, I have a feeling they're going to get what's coming to them sooner or later, their kind usually does.
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The end of the credits show The Willies logo along with the sound of a beast See more »

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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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A horror movie made for kids
23 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a PG-13 movie made with a cast of mostly kids, written with humorous and yucky stories that appeal the most to kids (or, like "Tennessee Frickasee", are often TOLD by kids), and is ultimately a hearty attempt at a horror movie for kids. I found it to be pretty enjoyable myself, but I really think I would have liked this much more AS a kid. The stories would only scare a four-year-old (who, depending on the case of who the kid is, may not even be scared of them). Not that I was looking to be scared at all by a film like this, which I rented solely on how fun it could be. I did like it enough to consider it a fair horror-comedy/anthology, but I only wished I would've gotten to see it back in elementary school when I thought "Ghoulies 2" was the greatest movie ever made, because that's when I would have liked it the best.


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