Monster in the Closet [DVD] [1986]

Bob Dahlin's horror film Monster in the Closet comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but this inexpensive title from Troma should be worthwhile for genre enthusiasts.
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Special Features

  • Tour of Troma Studios
  • Troma intelligence test
  • Premiere episode of "Toxic Crusaders"
  • Original theatrical trailer for "Monster in the Closet" and other Troma classics
  • Monsters caught on film
  • Production stills from "Monster in the Closet"
  • Troma's Edge TV
  • Links to Troma website
  • Aroma du Troma


Monster in the Closet
A humorous and skilful parody of the cliches and plot contrivances of 50's horror films, this monster movie is set in California, where closets can be large and quite important. The monster (Kevin Peter Hall) is straight out of Alien, if not quite as gruesome. It hides out in closets and wait for victims to unsuspectingly grab a shirt or slacks. After several closet deaths, a San Francisco obituary writer (Donald Grant) is sent to cover the story. He soon teams up with a science teacher (Denise DuBarry) and her son, a super-smart child prodigy, and they set out to solve the murders. The plot thickens when the gruff, brash Gen. Turnbull (Donald Moffat) enters the picture. It seems the monster is bullet-proof, laser-proof and bomb-proof -- a challenge to capture, kill, or subdue. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Donald Grant - Richard Clark
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    Denise DuBarry - Diane Bennett
  • Claude Akins
    Claude Akins - Sheriff Ketchum
  • Howard Duff
    Howard Duff - Father Finnegan
  • Henry Gibson
    Henry Gibson - Dr. Pennyworth
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