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The Monster Squad Reviews

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May 19, 2008
classic 80s
| Original Score: 4/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
September 9, 2007
It can be a bit scary for the youngest of viewers, but it's a fun ride nonetheless, for new and old fans alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 11, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Weinberg
August 6, 2007
I'm sure all the Monster Squad enthusiasts will be absolutely thrilled with the package Lionsgate has put together here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 4, 2007
...hasn't aged all that well in the years since its 1987 release...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat
July 10, 2007
Remains a true horror classic for nearly twenty years because it reaches down deep in to horror fans desires...
| Original Score: 4/5
Keith Breese
June 24, 2007
unbridled fun for every kid who ever daydreamed about kicking monster ass.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Dekker plays around imaginatively with the genre while delivering several nice touches.
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
October 29, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Goofy monster mash with a touch of negative 'tude.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

TV Guide
June 17, 2008
Neither scary nor particularly funny.
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
October 17, 2007
For a movie so aesthetically on the ball, it's a shame the screenplay is not the least bit industrious.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chuck O'Leary
August 2, 2007
A silly, half-baked amalgam of The Goonies and Ghostbusters.
| Original Score: 4/10
Emanuel Levy
August 11, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
A silly attempt to crossbreed an Our Gang comedy with a classic horror film, which usually means that both genres have reached the end of the line.
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 26, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The movie plays like it was written with a power tool.
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