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The Willies (1990)

PG-13 | | Horror, Comedy | 27 December 1990 (USA)
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a ... See full summary »

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Brian Peck (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Michael
Jason Horst Jason Horst ... Kyle
Joshua Miller Joshua Miller ... Josh (as Joshua Jon Miller)
James Karen ... Uncle Harry / Mr. Jenkins
Marilyn Pitzer Marilyn Pitzer ... Chicken Lady
Evan Arnold ... Counter Guy
Dana Ashbrook ... Tough Dude
Kathy MacQuarrie Kathy MacQuarrie ... Tough Chick
Bill Erwin ... Old Man
Doug Benson ... Zombie (as Doug Benson)
Marie Wright-Perry Marie Wright-Perry ... Tart
Bob Zamudio Bob Zamudio ... The Ripper / Fly #2
Gary DePew Gary DePew ... Sea Captain Ghoul
Tim Edwards Tim Edwards ... Mr. Death Ghoul
Ken Daly Ken Daly ... Farmer Ghoul / Pest Control Guy
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Storyline

Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a peculiar interest. Written by Mike Stark <stark@math.idbsu.edu>

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Genres:

Horror | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los Willies 1: Cuentos de terror See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Sean Astin's character's name is Michael. This is the same name of the character he played in The Goonies. In the beginning of the movie, when Michael is telling the other kids about a story, the older cousin stops him and verifies that the story isn't going to be about that time Michael and his friends found an old pirate ship in a cave which is the premise of The Goonies. See more »

Goofs

The position of the janitor's cart in the bathroom changes. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Harry: Those kids are just showoffs. They're all bark, no bite, and I'll tell you something else, I have a feeling they're going to get what's coming to them sooner or later, their kind usually does.
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Crazy Credits

The end of the credits show The Willies logo along with the sound of a beast See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD release contains audio not in the original VHS rental edition. At 37:30, the narration by Sean Astin is not in the VHS edition, but is on the DVD edition. See more »

Connections

References The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987) See more »

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this movie is funny and scary, thats why I like it
22 August 2000 | by m_hebnerSee all my reviews

This is a very funny movie. It is about these 2 brothers camping out with their cousin played by Sean Astin, they decide to tell scary stories, the first one is about this woman the goes into a chicken restaurant and orders a bucket of chicken and when she takes her first bite she notices that it doesn't taste like chicken she looks and its a big rat that she took a bite out of. the second one is about a old man that goes on a haunted house ride and dies of a heart attack. the next story is about a woman that dries her wet poodle off in the microwave after giving it a bath in the kitchen sink. the next 2 stories are the main stories of the movie. the 1st one is about a monster living above a boys bathroom in an elementary school. The second is about a boy that has a weird hobby collecting flies and doing stuff with them. If your looking for a movie that is funny and scary you should check out the Willies because this movie is funny and scary.


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