20 Movies Like Monster Squad

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The Goonies

The Goonies
The Goonies
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Chris Columbus, Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Italian
Country: United States
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The Goonies is a 1985 adventure film about a group of kids who embark on a treasure hunt to save their neighborhood from being demolished. Along the way, they encounter a family of criminals and face various obstacles in their quest for hidden pirate treasure.

The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys
The Lost Boys
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam
Actors: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lost Boys” is a 1987 American horror-comedy film about two brothers who move to a small California town and discover that it is infested with vampires. As they try to save their family from the bloodsuckers, they are aided by a group of rebellious teenage vampire hunters known as the “Lost Boys.”

The Sandlot

The Sandlot
The Sandlot
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: David Mickey Evans, Robert Gunter
Actors: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Sandlot” is a coming-of-age film about a group of young boys who bond over their love for baseball and their adventures on and off the field. When a new kid moves into the neighborhood, they must navigate friendship, rivalry, and a legendary baseball signed by Babe Ruth.

Super 8

Super 8
Super 8
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 11 wins & 70 nominations
Writer: J.J. Abrams
Actors: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Super 8” is a science fiction film about a group of young friends who witness a train crash while filming a homemade movie and soon discover that the crash was not an accident. As they investigate the mysterious events, they find themselves in the middle of a government conspiracy involving extraterrestrial life.

Stand by Me

Stand by Me
Stand by Me
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans
Actors: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Stand by Me” is a coming-of-age film about four friends who embark on a journey to find a dead body, discovering the true meaning of friendship, courage, and growing up along the way. The movie explores themes of nostalgia, adventure, and the bittersweet nature of adolescence.

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende
Actors: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
Language: English
Country: West Germany, United States
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“The NeverEnding Story” is a fantasy film about a young boy who discovers a magical book that transports him into a mystical world called Fantasia. As he reads the book, he becomes intertwined in a quest to save Fantasia from a destructive force known as “The Nothing.”

The Explorers

The Explorers
The Explorers
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: N/A
Seasons: N/A
Genre: Documentary
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: N/A
Language: English
Country: USA
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“The Explorers” is a 1985 science fiction film that follows the adventures of three teenage boys who build a homemade spaceship to explore outer space. As they embark on their journey, they encounter extraterrestrial life and uncover a mysterious alien presence.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 52 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Melissa Mathison
Actors: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote
Language: English
Country: United States
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“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is a heartwarming science fiction film about a young boy who befriends an alien stranded on Earth and helps him return home while facing government agents and overcoming personal challenges.

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis
Actors: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Ghostbusters movie is about a group of eccentric scientists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City to save the city from an invasion of supernatural beings. They must battle various ghosts and a powerful entity that threatens to destroy the world.

Gremlins

Gremlins
Gremlins
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 8 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Chris Columbus
Actors: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Gremlins movie is about a young man who receives a mysterious creature as a gift, but when he breaks the rules of care, the creature spawns a horde of mischievous and destructive monsters that wreak havoc on a small town during Christmas.

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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“The Karate Kid” is a coming-of-age martial arts film about a young boy named Daniel who moves to a new city and faces bullying. With the help of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, Daniel learns karate and gains the confidence to stand up for himself and compete in a tournament.

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: William Goldman
Actors: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Princess Bride” is a romantic fantasy adventure film about a young woman named Buttercup who is kidnapped, and her true love, Westley, who embarks on a perilous journey to rescue her from an evil prince. Filled with humor, swashbuckling action, and a charming cast of characters, the movie is a timeless tale of love, friendship, and the power of storytelling.

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson, Warren Skaaren
Actors: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Beetlejuice” is a supernatural comedy film about a recently deceased couple who hire a mischievous ghost to scare away the new occupants of their home. Chaos ensues as the ghost, Beetlejuice, wreaks havoc and the couple tries to regain control of their afterlife.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future
Back to the Future
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 25 wins & 25 nominations total
Writer: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale
Actors: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Back to the Future” is a science fiction film about a young man named Marty McFly who accidentally travels back in time to the 1950s using a time-traveling DeLorean car invented by his eccentric scientist friend, Doc Brown. In order to return to the present, Marty must ensure that his parents meet and fall in love while also avoiding altering the timeline and erasing his own existence.

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China
Big Trouble in Little China
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Gary Goldman, David Z. Weinstein, W.D. Richter
Actors: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“Big Trouble in Little China” is a 1986 action-comedy film about a truck driver who gets caught up in a supernatural battle in San Francisco’s Chinatown while trying to rescue his friend’s fiancée from an ancient Chinese sorcerer. With the help of his unlikely allies, he must navigate through a world of mysticism, martial arts, and mythical creatures to save the day.

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH
The Secret of NIMH
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Robert C. O'Brien, Don Bluth, John Pomeroy
Actors: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Secret of NIMH is an animated film about a widowed mouse named Mrs. Brisby who seeks the help of a group of intelligent rats to save her family’s home from destruction, uncovering the secrets of their enhanced intelligence along the way.

Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator
Flight of the Navigator
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Mark H. Baker, Michael Burton, Phil Joanou
Actors: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Flight of the Navigator” is a science fiction film about a 12-year-old boy who is abducted by an alien spacecraft and returns to Earth eight years later, but has not aged. With the help of the spacecraft, he embarks on a journey to unravel the mystery of his disappearance and find his place in the world.

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Odell, Jim Henson
Actors: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Dark Crystal” is a fantasy film set in a mystical world where a young Gelfling embarks on a quest to heal the Dark Crystal and restore balance to the universe, while facing off against the evil Skeksis who seek to control the crystal’s power.”

Labyrinth

Labyrinth
Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 nominations total
Writer: Dennis Lee, Jim Henson, Terry Jones
Actors: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Labyrinth movie is about a teenage girl named Sarah who must navigate a magical maze to rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King. Along the way, she encounters various fantastical creatures and challenges that test her determination and wit.

The Witches of Eastwick

The Witches of Eastwick
The Witches of Eastwick
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: John Updike, Michael Cristofer
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Witches of Eastwick” is a dark comedy film about three women in a small town who unknowingly possess supernatural powers and form a coven. When a mysterious man arrives, their lives are turned upside down as they explore their newfound abilities and unleash chaos upon their community.

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