Goosebumps: From Bookshelf to Big Screen

Goosebumps the Movie

Readers Beware…. You’re In For A Scare

Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, young Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor Hannah (Odeya Rush). The teen is surprised to learn that Hannah’s mysterious father is R.L. Stine (Jack Black), 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.

Goosebump Books in the Movie

 

night-of-living-dummyNight of the Living Dummy

Lindy finds a ventriloquist’s dummy and has fun learning to make him move and talk.

Kris is jealous, and decides to get a dummy of her own. Then nasty evil things begin to happen.

No way can a dummy be causing all the trouble. Or is there?

 

 

 

theuantedcarThe Haunted Car

Mitchell Moinian tried to do some homework. But he kept jumping up and going to his bedroom window to peer down at the car. A street light made the chrome bumpers sparkle and the sleek blue body glow. Mitchell couldn’t resist. He had to sit in the car. Holding his breath, he crept down the stairs and out the front door.

He stepped around to the driver’s side of the car and grabbed the handle. “”Go ahead,”” a voice whispered. “”Climb in.”” Mitchell had no idea how scary this ride was going to be.

 

lawn-gnomesRevenge Of The Lawn Gnomes

Two pink flamingos. A whole family of plaster skunks. Joe Burton’s dad loves those tacky lawn ornaments. But then he brings home two ugly lawn gnomes.

And that’s when the trouble starts. Late at night, When everyone’s asleep. Someone’s creeping in the garden. Whispering nasty things. Smashing melons. Squashing tomatoes.

No way two dumb old lawn ornaments could be causing all the trouble? Is there?

 

stay out of basementStay Out Of The Basement

Dr. Brewer is doing a little plant-testing in his basement. Nothing to worry about. Harmless, really. But Margaret and Casey Brewer are worried about their father.

Especially when they…meet…some of the plants he is growing down there. Then they notice that their father is developing plantlike tendencies. In fact, he is becoming distinctly weedy-and seedy.

Is it just part of their father’s “harmless” experiment? Or has the basement turned into another little shop of horrors?

 

dont feed vampiresPlease Don’t Feed the Vampire

You buy something called “”Vampire in a Can.”” At first you think its just a goofy vampire costume with a cape, plastic fangs, and a tattoo of teeth marks. But then you find a packet in the bottom of the can labeled: DANGER-KEEP AWAY!

If you try to open the packet with your teeth, it rips in your mouth. Uh-oh. Looks like you’ve been transformed into a vampire-and you’re really thirsty. If you decide not to open the packet, your dog sinks his teeth into it. Now your cute little poodle has become a ferocious vampire dog! Can you save your pooch before he bites off more than he can chew? The choice is yours in this scary Goosebumps adventure that’s packed with over 20 super spooky endings!

best freidn invisableMy Best Friend Is Invisible

Sammy Jacobs is into ghosts and science fiction. Not exactly the smartest hobby–at least not if you ask Sammy’s parents.

They’re research scientists and they only believe in “real” science. But now Sammy’s met someone who’s totally UN-real.

He’s hanging out in Sammy’s room. And eating his cereal at breakfast. Sammy’s got to find a way to get rid of his new “friend.” Only problem is . . . Sammy’s new friend is invisible!

 

fever swampThe Werewolf of Fever Swamp

There is something weird happening in Fever Swamp. Something really horrible.It started with the strange howling at night. Then there was the rabbit, torn to shreds. Everyone thinks Grady’s new dog is responsible. After all, he looks just like a wolf. And he seems a little on the wild side.

But Grady knows his dog is just a regular old dog. And most dogs don’t howl at the moon. Or disappear at midnight. Or change into terrifying creatures when the moon is full.

Or do they?

 

afraid of beesWhy I’m Afraid Of Bees

Right brain. Wrong body.

Gary Lutz needs a vacation . . . from himself. Bullies are constantly beating him up.

His only friend is his computer. Even his little sister doesn’t like him. But now Gary’s dream is about to come true. He’s going to exchange bodies with another kid for a whole week. Gary can’t wait to get a new body.

Until something horrible happens. And Gary finds out his new body isn’t exactly human . . . .

 

snowman The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena

Jordan Blake and his sister, Nicole, are sick of the hot weather in Pasadena, California. Just once they’d like to have a real winter with real snow. And then it happens. The Blakes are taking a trip to Alaska!

Mr. Blake has been asked to photograph a mysterious snow creature there. Poor Jordan and Nicole. They just wanted to see snow. But now they’re being chased by a monstrous creature.

A big furry-faced creature known as the Abominable Snowman!

About Sarah Kloth

Sarah Kloth is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, accomplishing a Bachelors of Arts in Multimedia Digital Arts. Kloth currently works at a local advertising agency as a web developer / digital marketing director. She is the dystopian editor at Shelf Unbound Magazine with her column "Dystopian Fangirl". She currently resided in Milwaukee with her husband, cat and chocolate lab. Sarah drinks over 6 cups of tea a day and loves to get "arts and crafty" while jamming out to MMMbop.

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