Monster in the Closet

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Monster in the Closet
DVD cover for 'Monster in the Closet'
Directed byBob Dahlin
Produced byPeter L. Bergquist
Michel Billot
Terrence Corey
David Levy
Robert Rock
Written byBob Dahlin
StarringDonald Grant
Denise DuBarry
Claude Akins
Howard Duff
Henry Gibson
Donald Moffat
Paul Dooley
John Carradine
Frank Ashmore
Paul Walker
Jesse White
Stella Stevens
Music byBarrie Guard
CinematographyRonald W. MacLeish
Edited byMark Conte
Raja Gosnell
Stephanie Palewski
Jacque Elaine Toberen
Distributed byTroma Entertainment
Release date
  • October 31, 1986 (1986-10-31)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States

Monster in the Closet is a 1986 horror comedy with a veteran cast, including Howard Duff and John Carradine, as well as The Black Eyed Peas' Stacy Ferguson and Paul Walker in early roles. The film was distributed by Troma Entertainment. In the GotchaMovies article "Final Destinations and Killer Condoms", Monster in the Closet was selected as the 8th greatest moment in teen slasher history.[1] The film was directed and written by Bob Dahlin.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

After a series of murders in San Francisco that all take place inside closets, a reporter and his scientist friend decide to uncover the mystery and save California.[3]



Home media[edit]

Monster in the Closet was released on VHS by Troma Team Video in 1995.[4] It was released for the first time on DVD by Troma on November 10, 1998. It was last released by Hollywood DVD on December 18, 2003.[5]


  1. ^ Brett Fletcher (August 19, 2009). "Final Destinations and Killer Condoms". Gotcha Movies. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011.
  2. ^ "Monster in the Closet". TCM database. Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  3. ^ "VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 2003", page 514. Gale Group, Inc., 2004
  4. ^ "Monster in the Closet". VHS Pine Hollow Video. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Monster in the Closet (1986) - Bob Dahlin". AllMovie. Retrieved 10 April 2018.

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