The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy

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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

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  • Duncan Regehr in The Monster Squad (1987)
  • Andre Gower and Robby Kiger in The Monster Squad (1987)
  • Tom Woodruff Jr. in The Monster Squad (1987)
  • Andre Gower and Robby Kiger in The Monster Squad (1987)
  • Brent Chalem and Andre Gower in The Monster Squad (1987)
  • Tom Noonan and Ashley Bank in The Monster Squad (1987)

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There is a poster for the Return of the Living Dead (1985) visible on the wall of the club house.


Opening Text: One hundred years before this story begins... it was a time of darkness in Transylvania... A time when Dr. Abraham Van Helsing... and a small band of freedom fighters... conspired to rid the world of vampires and monsters... and to save mankind from...


When Frankenstein's monster is holding on to Phoebe's fingers and than starts to get sucked into the vortex the long shot of him, you can see he is on a platform with wheels being pulled back.

Alternate Versions

The TV print shown on TNT contains roughly four minutes of additional deleted scenes not included on the DVD release, including:

  • 1. In the opening scene, immediately following the opening title, one of Van Helsing's men fights off one of the vampire women and accidentally pulls the stake out of Dracula's chest, resurrecting the Count.
  • 2. An extended "comedy routine" scene between the two pilots flying Dracula and Frankenstein's coffins in the World War 2 bomber plane.
  • 3. A scene between Phoebe and her mother in the kitchen. The mother tells Phoebe to go watch her favorite TV show, but Phoebe says her PTA won't let her on the grounds it contains "too much sex," which leads the mother to retort under her breath, "We could use a little sex in this house."
  • 4. An extended scene where the boys are discussing whether or not they know what a virgin is, leading to them asking Rudy if he knows any.
  • 5. When the boys and Frankenstein go to the mansion to retrieve the amulet, there is an additional scene showing them approaching the house where Horace expresses his fear.
  • 6. A scene of Rudy putting his arm around Patrick's sister (to her disgust) as they observe the carnage following the movie's finale.


Rock Until You Drop
Performed by
Michael Sembello
Written by Michael Sembello, Richard Rudolph, and Danny Sembello
Produced by Michael Sembello
Published by Gravity Raincoat, Dickiebird Music & Publishing, Unicity Music, Inc., and No Pain No Gain Music
Courtesy of A&M Records


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Action | Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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