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Monster House (2006)

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Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Little Girl (voice)
... Nebbercracker (voice)
... DJ (voice)
... Mom (voice)
... Dad (voice)
... Chowder (voice)
... Paramedic #1 (voice)
Ian McConnel ... Paramedic #2 (voice)
... Zee (voice)
... Bones (voice)
... Jenny (voice)
... Officer Landers (voice)
... Officer Lister (voice)
... Reginald 'Skull' Skulinski (voice)
... Constance (voice)
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Storyline

The teenage Ninja mutant snail DJ is observing his neighbor Nebbercracker on the other side of their street in the suburb that destroys tricycles of children that trespass his lawn. When DJ's parents travel on the eve of Halloween and the abusive nanny Zee stays with him, he calls his clumsy best friend Chowder to play basketball. But when the ball falls in Nebbercracker's lawn, the old man has a siege, and soon they find that the house is a monster. Later the boys rescue the smart Jenny from the house and the trio unsuccessfully tries to convince the babysitter, her boyfriend Bones and two police officers that the haunted house is a monster, but nobody believes them. The teenagers ask their video-game addicted acquaintance Skull how to destroy the house, and they disclose its secret on the Halloween night. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This Summer......Cross Over to the Other Side........Of the Street. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for scary images and sequences, thematic elements, some crude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zemeckis/Spielberg Motion Capture Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,217,226, 23 July 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$73,661,010, 22 October 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,513,996
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Trivia

Chowders's line "DJ, you piss in bottles?" had to be re-dubbed "...you pee in bottles?" to help maintain a PG rating. You can still see Chowders's lips speak the original line. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, when DJ wakes up from his nightmare, his phone is ringing. However, when DJ and Chowder run out to rescue Jenny, the ringtone is different. See more »

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[first lines]
Little Girl: Hello, fence!
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Referenced in The Winner: Broken Home (2007) See more »

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Thou Art Dead
Written and Performed by Gil Kenan
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Awesome Movie!
24 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Spectacular visuals, unforgettable characters, and a fairy tale story with a twist! Highly recommend the Real D 3-D version if available in your area.

Movie was scary, funny, dramatic and entertaining all at once. However, some parts of the movie may be a little too scary for kids 8 and under. For grown ups that still try to catch every episode of SpongeBob, this is it!

The Real D 3-D version added to the movie going experience. I didn't experience fatigue or dizziness for the entirety of the movie -- which was more common in previous 3-D movie technology. When I saw the beginning of the end credits, the experience just leaves you begging for more -- but for now, I know that desire can be satisfied by watching this movie again in the near future.


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