Munster, Go Home!

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"America's Funniest Family in their First Full-Length Feature"
  • Approved
  • 1966
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.3  (3,032)

In 1966, the iconic and beloved characters from the classic TV show, The Munsters, leapt onto the big screen in Munster, Go Home!. This comedy-horror film is directed by Earl Bellamy and stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster, Yvonne De Carlo as Lily Munster, and Al Lewis as Grandpa. The movie takes place after the events of the TV show and follows the Munster family as they inherit a castle in England.

The movie opens with the Munster family receiving a telegram informing them that they have inherited an estate in Shroudshire, England. Excited to explore their new home, the Munsters set out on a journey across the ocean. On the way, they encounter several mishaps such as getting lost and crashing their car. These hilarious accidents set the tone for the rest of the film and show the audience just how good-natured and silly the family is despite their spooky appearance.

When the Munsters finally arrive at their new estate, they are disappointed to find that there is already someone living in the castle. This is a local man named Freddie Munster (Terry-Thomas), who claims to be their long-lost relative. It quickly becomes apparent that Freddie is up to something shady and is trying to swindle the Munsters out of their inheritance.

As the story progresses, the audience is treated to various comical scenes of the Munster family making themselves at home in their new estate. There is a particularly memorable sequence where they throw a grand party, inviting all of the locals to attend. This scene is full of slapstick humor and showcases the unique charm that the Munster family brings to every situation.

Throughout the film, there are plenty of nods to the classic TV show that Munsters fans will surely appreciate. The writers incorporate several of the show's trademark gags and catchphrases into the movie, such as Herman's habit of accidentally breaking things and saying "I didn't mean to do that." There are also several references to classic horror films, including a sequence where Grandpa disguises himself as Dracula.

One of the highlights of Munster, Go Home! is the outstanding makeup and special effects. This is particularly true for Herman's makeup, which is incredibly well-done and faithful to the character's appearance in the TV show. The makeup and wardrobe departments did an excellent job of bringing the Munster family to life on the big screen, and their efforts paid off in spades.

Overall, Munster, Go Home! is a delightful and entertaining film that is sure to delight fans of the classic TV show. The movie has a timeless quality to it that makes it just as enjoyable today as it was when it first premiered over fifty years ago. The lovable characters, silly humor, and catchy theme song make Munster, Go Home! a must-see for anyone who loves classic comedies or classic horror films.

Munster, Go Home! is a 1966 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3.

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    1 hr 37 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (3,032)