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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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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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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,618,556, 16 October 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,080,379

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$156,246,468
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Trivia

Released 20 years after the first serial of the Goosebumps (1995) TV series, which started with "The Haunted Mask". Carly Beth Caldwell, who is wearing the Mask, is played by Clare Halstead, but is credited as one of the Monsters. See more »

Goofs

Supposedly they are from New York. New York requires a front license plate as well as a back one. You never see a front license plate on their car. You can also see New York Inspection & Registration stickers on lower driver's side of windshield. See more »

Quotes

Hannah: So, why'd you move to Madison?
Zach Cooper: Well, my mom said to me: "Zach, if you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?" And I said: "Can we *please* move to Madison, Delaware? That'd be my dream."
Hannah: [laughs] Are you always this sarcastic?
Zach Cooper: "Always," that's a strong word. Not always. Usually.
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Crazy Credits

Tim Jacobus's Goosebumps cover artwork is used in the ending credits. See more »

Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Better Than the Rest
Written by Louise Fraser and Trent Williamson
Performed by Shock Diamonds
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Fun time for the whole family!
12 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

I took my entire family to see this movie, and I was actually pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Everything about this screamed, remake of a property from the past, a washed up actor as one of the lead, etc., 'terrible movie', but I'm really glad that they actually made this quite well. I'd say if you need a movie for all ages then Goosebumps is your best best this fall/winter besides Peanuts and Good Dinosaur.

I'm not going to say goosebumps is a perfect movie though, I mean a lot of the main plot points are clichés, and while I liked Black's performance because I thought it was over the top crazy (which he does quite well), others might not find it as amusing. Overall definitely a movie to check out! I watched the Goosebumps cartoon as a kid, and I'm happy to say this is better than previous iterations of R.L. Stein's Goosebumps


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