A group of sexy teens embark on one last outing together before going their separate ways. Little do they know that dwelling in the lush forest they have chosen to set up camp is a beast so... See full summary »
Minature green monsters tear through the small town of Kingston Falls. Hijinks ensue as a mild-mannered bank teller releases these hideous loonies after gaining a new pet and violating two of three simple rules: No water (violated), no food after midnight (violated), and no bright light. Hilarious mayhem and destruction in a town straight out of Norman Rockwell. So, when your washing machine blows up or your TV goes on the fritz, before you call the repair man, turn on all the lights and look under all the beds. 'Cause you never can tell, there just might be a gremlin in your house. Written by
The Warner Bros. animation legend makes a brief on-screen cameo in the scene with Billy and Gerald trading insults. See more »
Gerald orders a vodka martini, shaken not stirred. There is no difference when it comes to vodka. It will only make a difference with gin martinis, which become "bruised" when shaken. See more »
[at start of film, Mr. Peltzer is willing to pay $200 for Mogwai]
I'm sorry. Mogwai not for sale.
Why not? You said everything in your grandfather's store was for sale.
With Mogwai, comes much responsibility. I cannot sell him at any price.
[at end of film after tons of mayhem errupted and is being shown on the news]
I warned you. With mogwai comes much responsibility. But you didn't listen.
[gestures at television]
And you see what happens.
I'm sorry. I didn't mean it...
You do with mogwai what ...
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At the very end of the closing credits, once the theme has ended, you can hear the sounds of gremlins laughing. See more »
After this movie there were several other movies that tried to capitalize on the success of this movie. For the most part though they failed to live up to the energy and fun of this movie. Heck, not even the sequel of this one had the energy of this movie. Here we have a guy getting a pet as an early xmas gift, a cute creature called a Mogway. It however, does have a few problems, as it needs special care. One thing you can't do to it is get it wet. Well Billy does (that is the guy who got it). This breeds more of the little critters, and they are harmless enough at first as well. Then they are fed after midnight and this turns them into Gremlins. This new form is a beer drinking, candy eating, mischief machine that isn't above killing. Most of the original batch is killed off in a gruesome kitchen scene, but the leader, Stripe, gets away and dives into a ycma swimming pool, so the whole town gets overrun by the little monsters. This movie is very funny and enjoyable to watch. Even though the Gremlins do kill, this movie never gets as dark as some of the copycats, or too goofy like some of them do. It ends up being a well-made movie that is fun to watch.
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