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.
Early in the film, Zach and Champ break into the basement of R.L. Stine's home. They come across a cuckoo clock. This, of course, is a reference to the book 'The Cuckoo Clock of Doom' by R.L. Stine. See more »
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 »
[introducing himself to a classroom]
Hello. My name is Mr. R.L. Stine. Every story ever told can be broken down into three parts. The beginning. The middle. And the twist.
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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 »
The shot of a lawn gnome throwing a knife is included in the UK theatrical version at the very least in some cinemas, whilst still retaining a PG certificate. Statements suggesting this scene has been removed may be inaccurate due to lack of attention paid during the movie, or due to different cinemas showing different versions...specific details are unknown. See more »
I remember when I was young the Goosebumps TV show, but I was never got into it, or the books they are based on past the the point of just knowing who R.L. Stine is.
It's a perfect treat for Halloween as a group of children accidentally unleash the monsters from Stine's mind, by unlocking the books they were written into.
It's a fantastic adventure as Stine and this group of kids attempt to put his monsters back into the books.
It's a fun story even if you are not aware of Goosebumps, but I'm sure if you are a huge fan, you'll get a real kick out of seeing some of the monsters from your favorite book make an appearance on the big screen.
It's not just a fun film as some of the monsters were real creepy. Like the Gnome army, the giant prey mantis and especially a ventriloquist "puppet" voiced by Jack Black (who also plays a fictional version of Stine).
It's a great time at the movies.
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