Join Brian as he faces his worst fear — the ghoulies that live under his bed — and finds they’re not so bad after all. In particular, he hits if off with Maurice, a friendly but ditzy monster that takes Brian under his wing.
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On face value, this movie is a transparent attempt to capitalize on the success of "E.T." and the previous year's "Beetlejuice," while adding a crude sense of humor and Daniel Stern as a depressingly realistic 'shit dad.' Yet something about the film's darkly imaginative, almost Clive Barker-esque rendering of a monster underworld has caused it to linger in the minds of those who, like myself, saw it as children.