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That Little Monster (1994)

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A young teenage girl is hired by a strange couple to watch their baby for the night. What the babysitter doesn't know is how strange the couple is, and exactly what kind of baby she is watching over.

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Melissa Baum ...
Jamie
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Twelvetrees
Andi Wenning ...
Mrs. Willock
William Mills ...
Mr. Willock
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Wolper Willock ...
Baby (Wolper Willock)
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A young teenage girl is hired by a strange couple to watch their baby for the night. What the babysitter doesn't know is how strange the couple is, and exactly what kind of baby she is watching over.

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Around these parts, the buffalo roam to an entirely different tune.

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4 March 1994 (USA)  »

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$30,000 (estimated)
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Shot in 26 days during the span of nearly four years (1990-93). See more »

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Himself: This is Bob Hope for That Little Monster... I'm not saying he's out of this world, but when E.T. phones HIM it's a local call.
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"Wolper Willock" is listed with the rest of the regular cast when in fact this "actor" is really a special effects puppet. See more »

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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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That Little Monster
Written by Jerry Danielsen
Performed by Peter Renaday (as Pete Renaday)
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Eraserhead lite
6 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

It's pretty much a one-hour student art film version of 'Eraserhead' down to having the same opening scene and even a comparable production history given that the movie apparently took 3 1/2 years to shoot. It's equally trippy (for the lack of a better word) but unlike Lynch's film the plot actually is very straight forward. A father's anxiety (again, for the lack of a better word) over his newborn is replaced with a young babysitting woman's anxiety and incapability to deal with the baby of her new employers. "That little monster" refers to no other than to that baby. The movie ends with an amusing Twilight Zone-type twist which is only fitting because the title card basically used the Twilight Zone title card background. What should also be noted is the campy humor that reminded me of John Paizs' Canadian indie productions. Worth a look if you are a big 'Eraserhead' fan.


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