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Stepmonster (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | Video 24 February 1993
Todd Dougherty has an imagination driven by comic book. So when he accuses his soon-to-be stepmother of being a monster, no one believes him. When neighbors start turning up dead, it ... See full summary »

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George Dougherty
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Abby Dougherty
Billy Corben ...
Todd Dougherty
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Denise Gore
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Shirley
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Norman
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Wendy
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Phlegm
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Photo Cashier
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Dr. Emmerson
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Comic Cashier
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Minister
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Fire Captain
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Todd Dougherty has an imagination driven by comic book. So when he accuses his soon-to-be stepmother of being a monster, no one believes him. When neighbors start turning up dead, it becomes a race against time for Todd to stop this hideous, carnivorous creature from marrying his dad and ruining his life. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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She's not just a bad mother. She's hazardous to your health! See more »

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Rated PG-13 for elements of horror
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24 February 1993 (USA)  »

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La madrastra maldita  »

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An Entertaining B-movie
2 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty good, little horror-comedy film that a lot of people don't know about. If they did, it would get a lot more attention because it's simply entertaining. As far as I know, the DVD is out-of-print and hard to find. That's too bad, because I gave away my VHS, never got it back and probably will never see this film again. Perhaps I can find it at a rental store.

The 80-some minute story moves along very fast and has good characters. Robin Riker, as "Denise Gore," has a great face and - at least for me - alone is worth seeing the film. The same goes for Amy Dolenz, who is a lot of fun as "Wendy." Alan Thicke amazed me with his violin talents.

The only bad part is the special-effects, which are poor considering the year this was made (1993) but it is still a very good B-movie that should appeal to kids and adults. A reviewer here thinks adults wouldn't like this, but I'm up in age and I really enjoyed it. I wouldn't have little kids seeing this, though.

I hope this comes back on DVD because I'd like to see it again. I also wish I had a babysitter in my youth that looked like this!


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