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Munchie (1992)

PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | May 1992 (USA)
The ever hungry and funny Munchie is back in this sequel to "Munchies".

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Cathy
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Elliott
Jamie McEnnan ...
Gage (as Jaime McEnnan)
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Prof. Cruikshank
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Munchie (voice)
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Mrs. Blaylok
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Leon
Scott Ferguson ...
Ashton
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Andrea (as Love Hewitt)
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Miss Laurel
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Principal Thornton
Lenny Juliano ...
P.E. Teacher
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Mr. Kurtz (as Jay Richardson)
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Piano Player
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Rich Tramp (as George Buck Flower)
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Storyline

In this in-name-only sequel to Munchies (1987), a new kid in town, Gage Dobson, can't find his place in the new environment despite having such a cool name. The kids at school bully him, the girl he likes doesn't register him and his mom is about to marry a scoundrel. Everything changes for Gage Dobson when he stumbles into Munchie, a friendly gremlin-like creature that dresses like a lounge singer, sounds like a stand-up comedian and has magic powers. They become friends and Munchie decides to help the kid with all these problems. Gage Dobson is about to get even! If only there wasn't a mad scientist who wants to use Munchie for experiments to learn how the creature ticks. Written by Anonymous

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Magical. Mystical. Munchie!

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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May 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi amigo Munchie  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Jennifer Love Hewitt. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the movie police are instructed by dispatch to follow a blue pickup truck license number "Adam Frank 9256" but the license plate on the truck can clearly be seen as 58 640. See more »

Connections

References Cape Fear (1991) See more »

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Women are Like That
Written by Bob Sheridan & Ryk Oakley
Performed by Bob Sheridan
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Very campy!

Everybody needs a good friend at times. In the movie "Munchie", it proves what I mean. You got a kid who lives with a divorced mother(Loni Anderson). They've relocated, he's not popular at school, he doesn't like the new boyfriend, life is bad. Until he makes a friend with a magical creature named Munchie(voiced by Dom DeLuise). Munchie loves pizza, and he is one true friend anyone can have. He helps him with the bullies, get him the girl of his dreams(Jennifer Love Hewitt), and most of all get rid of the jerk boyfriend of hers. It wasn't long when she opens her eyes about her boyfriend after he finds him drunk and passed out. The other star I truly like is actor Arte Johnson playing the kind and helpful Professor Cruikshank. He will be entrusted deep to him. This movie was rather campy. The cast was good, and the storyline is common. Not the greatest thing, but is highly watchable. 2 out of 5 stars.


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