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Goosebumps (2015)

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A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

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Storyline

First this is all about monsters and any kind of supernatural .After going to a new small town,the teenager boy Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be R. L. Stine (Jack Black), the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange... he is a prisoner of his own imagination - the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it's suddenly up to Stine, Zach, Hannah, and Zach's friend Champ (Ryan Lee) they all do their best to back all of the monsters in the book.

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You will believe in monsters See more »


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Rated PG for scary and intense creature action and images, and for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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16 October 2015 (USA)  »

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Escalofríos  »

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$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,618,556 (USA) (16 October 2015)

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$80,021,740 (USA) (5 February 2016)
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Trivia

The only "monster" characters in the film with spoken lines (Slappy the ventriloquist dummy and the invisible boy) are both voiced by Jack Black. See more »

Goofs

The Wagoneer prominently displays a sun/moon roof during the mantis attack, but just a few minutes later when it is flipped over in the supermarket parking lot, it clearly does not have this accessory. See more »

Quotes

Zach Cooper: She's locked in this house and her dad's a psychopath.
Champ: Does she have a friend?
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Crazy Credits

One of the lawn gnomes laughing is heard in the middle of the end credits and another says "Woo-Hoo" right when the credits are finished. See more »

Connections

References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

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Written by Alexander Schuster and Nikolaus Stoessl
Performed by Opien
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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A Good Time
19 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Goosebumps is a fun, family friendly movie. It captures the nostalgia from back when I was a kid, and I thoroughly enjoyed the movie throughout.

The essential storyline is, monsters are released from R.L. Stine's manuscripts and cause mayhem through the town. We follow as the main leads attempt to put an end to the madness.

The actors do a decent job throughout, and Jack Black really excels as R.L. Stine. Aside from him, the main cast is made up of relative unknowns, however they do an adequate job.

The special effects are very well done, and the monsters look real.

Overall, I don't feel this movie is going to win any awards, but if you just want to have a good time at the movies, then go check it out.


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