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The Willies (1990)

PG-13 | | Horror, Comedy | 27 December 1990 (USA)
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a ... See full summary »

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Brian Peck

Writer:

Brian Peck (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Michael
Jason Horst Jason Horst ... Kyle
Joshua John Miller ... Josh (as Joshua Jon Miller)
James Karen ... Uncle Harry / Mr. Jenkins
Marilyn Pitzer Marilyn Pitzer ... Chicken Lady
Evan Arnold ... Counter Guy
Dana Ashbrook ... Tough Dude
Kathy MacQuarrie Kathy MacQuarrie ... Tough Chick
Bill Erwin ... Old Man
Doug Benson ... Zombie (as Doug Benson)
Marie Wright-Perry Marie Wright-Perry ... Tart
Bob Zamudio Bob Zamudio ... The Ripper / Fly #2
Gary DePew Gary DePew ... Sea Captain Ghoul
Tim Edwards Tim Edwards ... Mr. Death Ghoul
Ken Daly Ken Daly ... Farmer Ghoul / Pest Control Guy
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Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a peculiar interest. Written by Mike Stark <stark@math.idbsu.edu>

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Horror | Comedy

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Trivia

You can see a "Weird Science" poster on the wall of Goody Belcher's bedroom wall when he's taking the flies off the fly strip in his bedroom. Michael Bower had a guest spot on the "Weird Science" TV show. See more »

Goofs

The position of Danny's books and his backpack changes. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Harry: Those kids are just showoffs. They're all bark, no bite, and I'll tell you something else, I have a feeling they're going to get what's coming to them sooner or later, their kind usually does.
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Crazy Credits

The end of the credits show The Willies logo along with the sound of a beast See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD release contains audio not in the original VHS rental edition. At 37:30, the narration by Sean Astin is not in the VHS edition, but is on the DVD edition. See more »

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Referenced in Darkside Stories (2017) See more »

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* * out of 4.
15 August 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Sean Astin gathers his brother and cousin to spend the night in his tent with his uncle (James Karen) watching the kids. With nothing better to do, they tell each other scary stories. The first one involving a monster and the second one involving bugs. Fun little flick, is fairly tame (it does contain one scene of brief graphic violence) and makes a good pick for kids (10 or older) who are fans of scary story books like "Southern Fried Rat". The effects are awful, as is the score and acting, but it just adds to the fun!

Rated PG-13; One Scene of Graphic Violence.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

27 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los Willies 1: Cuentos de terror See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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