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Stepmonster (1993)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  24 February 1993 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Dougherty
Abby Dougherty
Billy Corben ...
Todd Dougherty
Denise Gore
Mark Barbolak ...
Eric Mettner ...
Paper Boy
Photo Cashier
Dr. Emmerson
Comic Cashier
Fire Captain


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 »


Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of horror




Release Date:

24 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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