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Little Monsters (1989)

A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

Director:

Richard Greenberg (as Richard Alan Greenberg)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fred Savage ... Brian Stevenson
Howie Mandel ... Maurice
Daniel Stern ... Glen Stevenson
Margaret Whitton ... Holly Stevenson
Rick Ducommun ... Snik
Frank Whaley ... Boy
Ben Savage ... Eric
William Murray Weiss William Murray Weiss ... Todd
Devin Ratray ... Ronnie Coleman
Amber Barretto Amber Barretto ... Kiersten
J. Michael Hunter J. Michael Hunter ... Mr. Finn
Tom Hull Tom Hull ... Principal
Magbee Magbee ... Bus Driver
Lisa Cain ... Holly's Friend
Tony Bonsignore Tony Bonsignore ... Beach Bum
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Storyline

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. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adorables monstruos See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

ESP20 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$253,834, 27 August 1989

Gross USA:

$793,775

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$793,775
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Daniel Stern, who plays Glen Stevenson (the father of Fred Savage's Brian Stevenson), was the man responsible for the voice-over narration on The Wonder Years (1988), in which Savage starred. See more »

Goofs

When Brian and Coleman are fighting at the school you can clearly see Brian knock Coleman's hat off and see the hat fall. However, when the Principal is walking towards them and they're shown fighting again, the hat is back on Coleman's head. See more »

Quotes

Maurice: Hey, dude. Come here bud. You don't know it yet, but tonight is your lucky night.
Brian Stevenson: What do you mean?
Maurice: I mean...
Brian Stevenson: I know, you're going to grant me three wishes, right?
Maurice: Wishes? Wishes? Wishes are bush-league leprechaun, pal. I'm a monster, okay. Listen to this. I'm a monster and monsters don't do wishes.
Brian Stevenson: Then what do monsters do?
Maurice: Good question. I have the time of my life.
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Crazy Credits

After the song "Road to Nowhere" the rest of the audio track is Maurice eating Dorito's. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD and theatrical cut, when Brian is first in the monster's world, he runs into a creature that has long legs and says, "Trick or treat, smell my feet." For some reason, in most television airings, this is changed "Anyone who is a friend of Maruice's is mine." See more »

Connections

References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

I WANNA YELL
Written by Billie Hughes & Roxanne Seeman
Performed by Billie Hughes
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One of the Greatest Movies that ever Existed!
14 August 2005 | by hotpinkstrawberrySee all my reviews

This is one of My Favorite movies.It is Adventureist,funny,sad,dramatic,action filled,and every thing!There is only one sad part in it to the rest is a blast fulled movie and it will teach you to love this movie as much as I do.Now I'll tell you the sad part but only a tiny little snitch of it and that would be at the end the kid has to leave the monster and so the Monster gives him his black leather jacket and tells the kid Where there's a bed there's a way.And that Saying is probably the best in the movie.Also Another Cool thing is that if Like the T.V. show Boy Meets World Cory Or whatever his name is in real life anyways you can see what he looks like as a kid and it's awesome cause he's so so so cute.Now that's a ll i'm gonna tell you So remember that if There's a Bed There's a Way!


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