PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.
When Stine arrives in town, he sees a floating red balloon near a storm drain and says, "I KNEW I had that idea first!" This is an iconic symbol for the Stephen King movie "IT" (2017). Jeremy Ray Taylor, who plays Sonny in this Goosebumps movie, also stars as Ben Hanscom in "IT".
Wow! Someone's going to win a Costume Contest!
When the 3 boys are knocked off their bikes by the hosepipe the bikes disappear immediately afterwards.
The first half of the closing credits takes place in a book's blue swirl effect that contains elements from the movie and its Haunted Halloween monsters, some have abilities. The swirl clears out to reveal the camera going past Wardenclyffe, New York (The main setting) to the full moon.
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