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The Gate (1987)

 -  Horror  -  15 May 1987 (USA)
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Glen
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Al
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Lori Lee
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Deborah Grover ...
Mom
Scot Denton ...
Dad
Ingrid Veninger ...
Paula
Sean Fagan ...
Eric
Linda Goranson ...
Terry's Mom
Carl Kraines ...
Workman
Andrew Gunn ...
Brad
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Three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the three kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that is literally taking over the Earth. Written by Anonymous

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... pray it's not too late! See more »

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15 May 1987 (USA)  »

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A Fenda  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$13,539,458 (USA)
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Trivia

The bible passage the Lee sisters picked out was from different portions of Psalms verses 59:1 to 59:9. See more »

Goofs

When the moths shatter Glen's window, he panics and runs out of his room to get Al, leaving his door open. In the next scene Al approaches Glen's room and the door is completely closed. See more »

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Terrence 'Terry' Chandler: We accidently summoned demons who used to rule the universe to come and take over the world.
Glen: Yeah, we found out about it from, uh, one of Terry's albums.
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Followed by Gate 2: The Trespassers (1990) See more »

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DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR
By Carl Tafel
Performed by Terraced Garden
Courtesy of Melody & Menace Records
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I feel weird writing it, but I like this movie alot.
31 December 2002 | by (speaking through your eyes.) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better 80's horror films. It's about Glen and Terry finding a rock in their backyard that leads to demons breaking free to terrorize earth.

Overall it didn't even effect my rating that Stephed Dorff was in it, because I had know idea who he was.

Also with Christa Denton. I'll rate this on 7/10.


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