Category Archives: Monster

Super 8

Super 8

(13 votes, average: 7.85 out of 10)
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Super 8A group of teens witness an unexplained train crash and try to discover what is being covered up by the government.

Set in 1979 and in the style of the Stephen Spielberg movies of the 70’s and 80’s.

This movie is a cross between ET and the Goonies.

Entertaining but fairly scary so not suitable for young children.

Year: 2011

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Godzilla

Godzilla

(13 votes, average: 5.69 out of 10)
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A fun movie about a giant dinosaur like creature attacking New York. Lots of action, explosions, etc. This is the American big budget, big special effects version. It is very different to the Japanese Godzilla movies which have more cheesy effects but have a strong following. Year: 1998 Continue Reading

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

(11 votes, average: 9.09 out of 10)
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          Visitors to a dinosaur theme park find that the dinosaurs are real and very dangerous. A very famous set of movies. The first really sets a great scene for the amazing dinosaurs. A well done story by a great story-teller Michael Crichton. When this came out all the kids wanted… Continue Reading

Aliens in the Attic

Aliens in the Attic

(29 votes, average: 6.83 out of 10)
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A group of children discover that aliens have invaded the attic in their holiday house. Now they fight to save the world from further invasion, before the aliens take control of the adults. A fun movie with plenty of laughs. Suitable for children, teens, and adults. A good family adventure. Year: 2009 Continue Reading

Arachnophobia

(6 votes, average: 8.33 out of 10)
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A killer spider catches a lift to a small American town, where it breeds and starts to take over. This is the kind of movie that makes you think every itch is a spider. Not for those terrified of spiders, but not too scary either. This is another light monster movie that is a bit… Continue Reading

Jumanji

(23 votes, average: 8.91 out of 10)
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A board game leads some kids into an adventure where the game comes to life. Original story, fantastic special effects, giant spiders, stampedes of animals through the town, giant killer mosquitoes. Great fun. Kids will love it, most adults should too. Year: 1995 Continue Reading

Tremors

(15 votes, average: 9.40 out of 10)
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Neighbors in a small town must work together to defend themselves from giant underground monsters. Not a scream fest, just a little jumpy, but not spooky at all. Fun and adventure with people escaping from giant worms. The first is the best, but if you enjoy that, the following ones are also satisfying. Tremors: 1990… Continue Reading

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

(8 votes, average: 8.75 out of 10)
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Not the TV series, but the movie that came some years before. A fairly light hearted vampire movie, with lots of jokes and one liners. Not for kids, but teenagers and adults who appreciate a light thriller should appreciate it. It’s more tongue in cheek comedy than horror or scary. Year: 1992 Continue Reading