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The Munsters' Revenge is a 1981 American made-for-television science fiction comedy film based on the 1964–1966 sitcom The Munsters which reunited original cast members Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo and Al Lewis. Marilyn Munster was portrayed by Jo McDonnell and Eddie Munster by Canadian child actor K. C. Martel. The film was directed by Don Weis (which wound up being his last film) and originally aired on NBC on February 27, 1981.

The Munsters' Revenge
Written byArthur Alsberg
Don Nelson
Directed byDon Weis
StarringFred Gwynne
Yvonne De Carlo
Al Lewis
Jo McDonnell
K. C. Martel
Sid Caesar
Bob Hastings
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Edward J. Montagne
Producer(s)Don Nelson
Arthur Alsberg
CinematographyHarry L. Wolf
Editor(s)Frederic W. Baratta
Running time83 minutes
Production company(s)Universal Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseFebruary 27, 1981 (1981-02-27)
Preceded byMunster, Go Home!
Followed byHere Come the Munsters
Related showsThe Munsters


The film begins with the Munster family making a visit to the wax museum. They take a picture of themselves standing next to their wax replicas. When the family leaves, the statues in the museum (which are actually robots) mysteriously come to life and begin wreaking havoc across the city. Herman and Grandpa are then arrested for various crimes they did not commit and try to clear their names in time for the Halloween celebration at the Munster home.


Home mediaEdit

The Munsters' Revenge was released on VHS by Gaiam on November 7, 1996. It is available in the US on a 2006 DVD double-feature known as Two-Movie Fright Fest alongside Munster, Go Home!.[2]

It is available on DVD in Region 4 as part of 'The Munsters Collection' boxset which was released August 3, 2016.[3]


  1. ^ "Jo McDonnell Filmography". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Jane, Ian (September 18, 2006). "Munsters: Two Movie Fright Fest". DVD Talk.
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