Cheesy comedy and silliness that we all loved as children :)
over 6 years
I may be looking at the film through nostalgic eyes, but I still love the quirky story
7.5/10 Love Fred Savage movies
over 7 years
Howie Mandel's douchiness is offset by Fred Savage's cuteness. Loved it as a kid.
Little Monsters is a 1989 comedy-drama film starring Fred Savage as Brian Stevenson, a sixth-grader who has recently moved to a new town, and Howie Mandel as Maurice, the monster under the bed.
The fictional story purports to explain "what really goes on under the bed" and why children are always getting blamed for things they did not do. Beginning as a flashback, it tells of how Maurice befriends Brian and shows him a world where there are no rules and no parents to tell them what to do. However, there is more to this fantasy world than meets the eye, and when Brian's brother Eric (Ben Savage) is kidnapped, the fun and games turn deadly serious.
Lonely after moving away from friends, Brian finds himself blamed for several things he apparently has not done. A quart of ice cream is left in the cupboard, Brian's bike is left on the driveway (causing his father to crash into it on his way to work). Brian insists he is innocent and blames his brother, Eric, who claims to have seen a...