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The Monster Squad (1987)Rating:
- Dylan = 8 / 10;
- Eloise = 8 / 10;
- Raoul = 8 / 10;
- IMDB = 7.1/10;
- Rotten Tomatoes = 7.8/10.
The Monster Squad (1987) Synopsis:
Every 100 years, a curse allows evil monsters such as Dracula or The Mummy to wake up and rampage the world. The Monster Squad, a bunch of 12 years-old kids, will do everything they can to stop them.
The Monster Squad (1987)Review:
The Monster Squad is an unusual horror movie in that it is primarily aimed at kids, but ends up having so much impact on everyone that I never met someone who didn’t love that film. Probably one of the reasons is that the movie does make a great job at bringing back people’s childhood memory. Despite being nearly 30, I could really identify to these kids: how they love horror, how they have a cool gang, how they build up stories and adventures…
The Monster Squad is maybe closer to E.T or The Goonies than to a real monster movie. It is definitely something for the young ones, and yet the monsters are builds like proper ones, and the movie contains a decent amount of kills and drama. The story is far from stupid too and is filled with brilliant quotes, fun characters and plenty of reference to earlier horror films.
Of course, the story is very simple, do not expect anything surprising on that side. But it is largely compensated by the pleasure to discover (or rediscover) all the great Universal monsters. The action is also really fun and, along with cool music from the ’80s, easily immerses the viewer into the film.
To conclude, The Monster Squad is easy to watch a movie, but one that remains a masterpiece of entertainment.