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Munchies (1987)

Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil ... See full summary »

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Tina Hirsch (as Bettina Hirsch)

Writer:

Lance Smith (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harvey Korman ... Cecil Watterman / Simon Watterman
Charlie Stratton ... Paul Watterman (as Charles Stratton)
Nadine Van der Velde ... Cindy
Alix Elias ... Melvis
Charlie Phillips Charlie Phillips ... Eddie
Hardy Rawls ... Big Ed
Jon Stafford ... Dude
Robert Picardo ... Bob Marvalle
Wendy Schaal ... Marge Mavalle
Scott Sherk Scott Sherk ... Buddy Holly
Lori Birdsong Lori Birdsong ... Terry
Traci Huber-Sheridan Traci Huber-Sheridan ... Amy
Paul Bartel ... Dr. Crowder
Ellen Albertini Dow ... Little Old Lady
Jerado Decordovier Jerado Decordovier ... Old Indian (as Jerado De Cordovier)
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Storyline

Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when chopped up, regenerates into many new creatures -- and are they mean! Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glufz See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Mono

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Nadine Van der Velde previously appeared in "Critters" which is also about vicious little monsters. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: Stop being so rough.
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Connections

Referenced in The Girl from Tomorrow: Newsprobe (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Even
Written by Bruce Goldstein, Joel Raney and Steve Gideon
Published by Golden Rain Productions
Produced by Bruce Goldstein, Joel Raney and Joe Romersa
Performed by Bruce Goldstein and Joel Raney
Copyright © 1987 Golden Rain Productions
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Fun little movie
10 July 2005 | by hmckielSee all my reviews

A lot of people don't like this movie. I can't imagine why. Despite the bad writing, terrible acting, and cheesy effects, this movie is pretty fun to watch,mostly to kids though. An archaeologist and his reluctant son find a strange little creature in Peru and take it home. However it gets abducted. After severe mistreating, it grows slightly larger and become more aggressive and dangerous, and gets chopped, causing there to be several of them running around town wrecking havoc. Good performances by Harvey Coreman and Nadine Van Der Velde, but everyone else was just bad. If you can forget about that, you'll have fun. Just don't think and watch the movie.


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