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Little Monsters (1989)

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Release Date: Aug 25, 1989 Wide

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Lonely 11 year old Brian (Fred Savage) makes an unusual new friend when he captures Maurice (Howie Mandel), the mischievous monster who lives under his bed, and stumbles into an exciting new world where mythical creatures really exist. When Brian learns that he, too, will become a monster unless he turns his back Maurice, however, he struggles with the prospect of losing the only real friend he's ever known. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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A definite gateway title for blossoming horror fans.

October 7, 2013 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
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Passable kiddie flick.

January 29, 2004 | Comment (1)
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Audience Reviews for Little Monsters

Some friends can be REAL MONSTERS. And some monsters can be REAL FRIENDS.

Saw it again! Great kids movie! Loved it when I was a kid and saw it again and really enjoyed it one more time. I know kids these days will enjoy it if they saw it too so well recommended.

A child meets the monster that lives under his bed. He even becomes one of his best friends. Soon the child discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction.
March 11, 2012
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Why is there this rule that like, for a movie to be a classic, it has to be good the whole time? this movie is witty, suspenseful, creepy, and hilarious for about 3 minutes. its just that first you have to watch a bunch of kids having pussy fights with each other and getting in trouble with their dads and getting detention from the principal and getting grounded by their dads and a kid going through a Rocky montage to get ready before he catches his monster and a fat redhead kid drinking warm piss that he thinks is applejuice because he lost his sense of smell in an accident and kids dressing like characters from the original Resident Evil and then dressing in big ugly lightbulb Transformer costumes that they made in like, 4 seconds with some q-tips and butterfinger wrappers n' shit and once thats over you get to see... Frank Whaley.
June 30, 2011
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A great fantasy adventure kids movie! I really enjoyed it, I just wish I'd seen it as a kid. It's a lot of fun, the actors are good, and so is the story.
March 31, 2011
ajv2688

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A movie I saw on TV ages ago. LOL pretty lame, but there is little Fred and Ben Savage. And that's got some win.
September 12, 2010
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    1. Maurice: You know what happens when I get upset! That's it, I'm upset.
    2. Snik: What the hell is that?
    3. Maurice: I don't know, that's what happens when I get upset.
    – Submitted by Joe N (14 months ago)
    1. Maurice: Got 'em got 'em need 'em got 'em.
    – Submitted by Kaleigh G (2 years ago)
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