DVD - 2016
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Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah, living right next door, and makes a quick friend in Champ. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah's mysterious dad is in fact R.L. Stine, the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. As Zach starts learning about the strange family next door, he soon discovers that Stine holds a dangerous secret.
Publisher: [Australia] :, Roadshow Entertainment,, [2016]
Branch Call Number: J FILM
Characteristics: 1 DVD (99 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm.
Region 4
Notes: Based on the Goosebumps books written by R.L. Stine.
Widescreen 16:9.
English subtitles; English captions (feature only); English audio description (feature only).


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ArapahoeSarah Oct 26, 2020

An entertaining, clever and funny horror film based on the popular "Goosebumps" book series. I recommend this movie for older kids.

Aug 29, 2020

Enjoyable family movie that should be watched around Halloween
9 out of Ten

Aug 21, 2019

This is an amazing movie! It is based around young Zach Cooper, upset about moving from the big city to a small town, finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor Hannah. The teen is surprised to learn that Hannah's mysterious father is R.L. Stine, the famous author of the best-selling "Goosebumps" series. When Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the fantastic tales, it's up to Stine, his daughter and Cooper to return the beasts back to the books where they belong. This is a very suspenseful movie! My favourite part of the movie would have to be when Zach figures out that Hannah is one of R.L Stine’s creations. I loved how wonderfully this movie was acted to make it seem so real. B.T.W I hate Slappy The Dummy, also he’s creepy. I would recommend this movie to kids ages 13+ Because it has some scary parts to it that might be too much for a little one. Overall, this is a fantastic movie! 5/5
@TheBookWorm of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Mar 01, 2019

Entertaining. Good afternoon movie.

Jan 16, 2019

Rated 6/10. A fun movie to watch. Nothing spectacular, but entertaining.

Nov 20, 2018

It’s no easy task to get all of author R. L. Stine’s monsters into one movie but Rob Letterman gives it his best shot in this rather silly horror show which doesn’t even try to hide the fact it’s based on a series of children’s ghost stories. Neither frightening nor particularly unsettling for anyone over the age of nine, Letterman’s cool retro style (think old school 80s shocker with Disney frosting) and above par CGI effects keep things palatable especially with Jack Black mugging bug-eyed for the camera and a healthy dose of self-deprecating slapstick—a kitchen interlude with homicidal garden gnomes calls to mind a similar scene from 1984’s "Gremlins". A surefire treat for any kid who’s read the books and a bit of updated nostalgia for the rest of us. Just try not to think too much.

Aug 29, 2018

Best movie ever. brings back memories from my childhood.

SPPL_Morgan Mar 15, 2018

I was very pleasantly surprised by this movie. I went into it thinking that it would be a movie that I could laugh at, not with. But the story was solid, Jack Black was a delight, and it brought back fond childhood memories.

Jan 16, 2018

I find the goose bumps books slightly pointless to read. But this film was ok.

Sep 19, 2016

too awesome you will faint :)

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"What is that word? Oh, Goosebumps!"

britprincess1ajax May 23, 2016

"Why couldn't you write books about rainbows and unicorns?"
"Because that doesn't sell 400 million copies."
"Whoa. Domestic?"
"No, worldwide. It's still very impressive. Shut up."

britprincess1ajax May 23, 2016

"Do you want me to tase him? I'll tase him."
"I like the moxie, but we're gonna hold off."

britprincess1ajax May 23, 2016

"I should just listen to my psychic. She says to stop dating losers and to never get on a plane."

britprincess1ajax May 21, 2016

"You know how they say teenagers have no fear of death? That they're never gonna get hurt? Well, not me, okay? I was born with the gift of fear. I remember being four, being pushed on a swing, thinking, 'This is how it ends.'"


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Zac just moved to Delaware and his neighbor, R.L. Stine, author of the famous Goosebumps books, acts suspicious. Zac, Champ made a mistake of opening a book and soon, all of them are open. Join Zac, Champ, Hannah, and R.L. Stine on the adventure of a lifetime.


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