Stepmonster (1993)

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This lightweight horror movie is geared towards younger audiences as it follows the exploits of a little boy who is firmly convinced that the woman his father plans to marry is really a horrible monster in disguise. It all begins when his rather dull architect father George, as compared to young Todd's highly imaginative and much-loved grandfather, takes a job designing the immense country home for the seductively beautiful Denise. In time, Todd begins believing that scaly green monsters called tropopkins, are living in the forest near her house. Suddenly, his mother mysteriously vanishes and Todd is sent to live with his grandparents while his father completes his job. Six months pass and George returns with Denise, his new fiancee in tow. Things happen that cause Todd to suspect this step-mother-to-be is the leader of the tropopkins. No one believes him and Todd is sent into therapy. He remains convinced though and continues trying to postpone the wedding until he, his grandfather, his older sister and her boy friend Phlegm and can figure out how to destroy her.
Rating: PG13
Genre: Comedy , Horror , Kids & Family
Directed By: Jeremy Stanford
Written By: Craig J. Nevius , Christopher Wooden
In Theaters: wide
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Runtime:
Concorde Pictures

Cast

Robin Riker
as Denise Gore
George Gaynes
as Grandfather
John Astin
as Priest
Edie McClurg
as Therapist
Billy Corben
as Todd Dougherty
Sean Whalen
as Comic Cashier
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June 24, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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May 5, 2005
Film Threat

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February 6, 2003
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

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January 28, 2003
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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November 27, 2002
Star Newspapers (Chicago, IL)

Audience Reviews for Stepmonster

Stepmonster is one of the first direct to video atrocities that I ever saw. I remember it was at Box Office Video and I thought "Alan Thicke and Corey Feldman in a movie, how did I bypass this?" Maybe I should have never watched this as it was bad.

Rodney Eckrich
Rodney Eckrich

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