The 1986 comedy/horror film Monster in the Closet was written and directed by Bob Dahlin who was an assistant director for Popeye. Harry Nilsson is thanked in the credits of the film. Harry's cousin Doug Hoefer was a member of the production team.


Monster in the Closet is a 1986 horror comedy with a veteran cast, including Howard Duff and John Carradine, as well as Stacy Ferguson and Paul Walker in early roles. The film was distributed by Troma Entertainment. In the GotchaMovies article "Final Destinations and Killer Condoms", Monster in the Closet was selected as the 8th greatest moment in teen slasher history. The film was directed and written by Bob Dahlin.