Trivia: Monster House

  • Artist Disillusionment: Apparently it had enough for one of the screenwriters, Dan Harmon, to write an apology letter. Citing that Executive Meddling had made the movie more scary than intended. The letter also took the opportunity to call Spielberg and company morons regarding decisions made that he was clearly unhappy with.
  • Defictionalization: The game depicted inside the movie (Thou Art Dead) exists and is entirely playable, though it's not an arcade game; It's located on Sony Picture's website.
  • Executive Meddling: Apparently producer Steven Spielberg and director Gil Kenan made the final product more scary in tone than one of the screenwriters Dan Harmon intended and also added the scene expanding on Constance's origin and death. Considering the film is in fact called Monster House and the backstory is actually very important plot wise, fans of the film would see their influence as a good thing.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!:
    • Elizabeth is voiced by Maggie Gyllenhaal
    • Nebbercracker is voiced by Steve Buscemi.
    • Bones is voiced by Jason Lee.
    • Constance is voiced by Kathleen Turner.
    • Officer Landers is voiced by Kevin James, who played Doug Heffernan in the hit sitcom, King Of Queens.