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The Monster Squad

Author: Peter HyamsJonathan A ZimbertFred DekkerShane BlackAndré GowerAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Two-disc 20th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Count Dracula has until midnight to retrieve an ancient amulet that will give him final control over the delicate balance between good and evil in the world. To help him, the creepy Count calls on some old friends; the weird Wolfman, grotesque Gill-Man, mildewed Mummy and freaky Frankenstein. As the ghoulish group gets closer to the amulet, it becomes up to the Monster Squad, headquartered in the local tree house,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fantasy films
Fiction films
Horror films
Vampire films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Werewolf films
Teatro
Named Person: Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hyams; Jonathan A Zimbert; Fred Dekker; Shane Black; André Gower; Robby Kiger; Duncan Regehr; Stephen Macht; Tom Noonan; Stan Shaw; Bruce Broughton; Stan Winston; Taft Entertainment Pictures (Firm); Keith Barish Productions (Firm); Tri-Star Pictures.; Lions Gate Films.
OCLC Number: 133653573
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary with writer/director Fred Dekker and "Squad Members" André Gower, Ryan Lambert and Ashley Bank; audio commentary with writer/director Fred Dekker and director of photography Bradford May. Disc 2. "Monster Squad forever:" a five-part retrospective featuring new interviews with writer/director Fred Dekker, actors André Gower, Ryan Lambert, Ashley Bank, Duncan Regehr, Tom Noonon and others; a "Conversation with Frankenstein:" a never-before-seen interview with the monster himself; deleted scenes; original theatrical trailer and TV spot; still gallery.
Credits: Editor, James Mitchell ; director of photography, Bradford May ; music, Bruce Broughton ; visual effects producer, Richard Edlund ; monsters created by Stan Winston.
Cast: André Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr, Tom Noonan, Stan Shaw.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., digitally mastered.
Contents: Disc one. Feature film --
Disc 2. Special features.
Responsibility: Taft Entertainment Pictures/Keith Barish Productions present ; Tri-Star Pictures ; a Peter Hyams production ; a Fred Dekker film ; produced by Jonathan A. Zimbert ; written by Shane Black & Fred Dekker ; directed by Fred Dekker.

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Count Dracula has until midnight to retrieve an ancient amulet that will give him final control over the delicate balance between good and evil in the world. To help him, the creepy Count calls on some old friends; the weird Wolfman, grotesque Gill-Man, mildewed Mummy and freaky Frankenstein. As the ghoulish group gets closer to the amulet, it becomes up to the Monster Squad, headquartered in the local tree house, to pool its questionable resources and stop the monster mayhem.

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