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Monster in the Closet (1986)

PG
90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets, a mild-mannered reporter, a college professor, her son, and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery.See moreAfter several people and a dog are found dead in their closets, a mild-mannered reporter, a college professor, her son, and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery. Written by Patrice Messina See less
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Director
Bob Dahlin (directed by)
Writers
Bob Dahlin (story by) | Peter L. Bergquist (story by)
Producers
Peter L. Bergquist (produced by) | David Levy (produced by)
Composer
Barrie Guard (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Editors
Mark Conte | Raja Gosnell (edited by) | Stephanie Palewski (edited by) | Jacque Elaine Toberen (as Jacque Toberen)
Casting Directors
Cindy Pierson (casting by) | Sally Stiner (casting by) (as Sally Ann Stiner)
Production Designer
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Status
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Updated May 15, 1986

Release date
Jan 30, 1987 (United States)

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54 cast members
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Donald Grant
Richard Clark Richard Clark   See fewer
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Denise DuBarry
Prof. Diane Bennett Prof. Diane Bennett   See fewer
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Claude Akins
Sheriff Sam Ketchem Sheriff Sam Ketchem   See fewer
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Howard Duff
Father Finnegan Father Finnegan   See fewer
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Henry Gibson
Dr. Pennyworth Dr. Pennyworth   See fewer
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Donald Moffat
Gen. Turnbull Gen. Turnbull   See fewer
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John Carradine
Old Joe Shempter Old Joe Shempter   See fewer
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Paul Walker
'Professor' Bennett 'Professor' Bennett   See fewer
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Kevin Peter Hall
The Monster The Monster   See fewer
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Fergie
Lucy (as Stacey Ferguson) Lucy (as Stacey Ferguson)   See fewer
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Ritchie Montgomery
Deputy Spiro Deputy Spiro   See fewer
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Arthur Berggren
Jimmy's Father Jimmy's Father   See fewer
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Daryle Ann Lindley
Jimmy's Mother Jimmy's Mother   See fewer
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Gordon Metcalfe
Turnbull's Aide Turnbull's Aide   See fewer
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David Anthony
Paperboy Paperboy   See fewer
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Annie Glynn
Newsstand Woman Newsstand Woman   See fewer
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Arlee Reed
Passerby Passerby   See fewer
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James Arone
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Andrew Cofrin
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Benny Baker
Mr. McGinty Mr. McGinty   See fewer
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Doc Duhame
Deputy Conner Deputy Conner   See fewer
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Jonna Lee
Sorority Girl Sorority Girl   See fewer
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Arthur Taxier
Television Newscaster Television Newscaster   See fewer
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Archie Lang
Television Newscaster Television Newscaster   See fewer
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Clare Torao
Television Newscaster (as Claire Nono) Television Newscaster (as Claire Nono)   See fewer
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John Walsh
Television Newscaster Television Newscaster   See fewer
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Wycliffe Young
Globe Reporter Globe Reporter   See fewer
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Paul Latchaw
Globe Reporter Globe Reporter   See fewer
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David McCharen
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Patricia Richarde
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Carole Kean
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Jack Tate
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Sheldon Feldner
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Terrence Beasor
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Katherine Lyons
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Jack Shearer
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Richie Egan
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Evan Arnold
Beaver Beaver   See fewer
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Stephanie White
Maggie - Scoop's Girl Maggie - Scoop's Girl   See fewer
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Kenneth Kessler
Actor (voice) (as Ken Kessler) Actor (voice) (as Ken Kessler)   See fewer
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William Kirksey
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Kathleen McGrath
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Paul McIsaac
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Patrice Messina
Sorority girl on campus (uncredited) Sorority girl on campus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric A. Peterson
Man in Church (uncredited) Man in Church (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Michael Quinn
Scottman (uncredited) Scottman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary-Margaret Stratton
Sorority Girl Extra (uncredited) Sorority Girl Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 2,175 votes