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Jerado Decordovier ...
Old Indian (as Jerado De Cordovier)
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Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when chopped up, regenerates into many new creatures -- and are they mean! Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're out for blood. See more »


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Director Tina Hirsch edited the very similar Gremlins (1984). See more »

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Cecil/Simon: You don't know what L.A.'s like! It's like New Jersey with earthquakes.
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Followed by Munchie Strikes Back (1994) See more »

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Get Even
Written by Bruce Goldstein, Joel Raney and Steve Gideon
Published by Golden Rain Productions
Produced by Bruce Goldstein, Joel Raney and Joe Romersa
Performed by Bruce Goldstein and Joel Raney
Copyright © 1987 Golden Rain Productions
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Munchies - a fun low budget Gremlins rip off!!!
18 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Munchies (1986) is good fun, 2.9 is a very unfair score!!

OK so it's a very low budget rip off of the far superior Gremlins but so what, this is entertaining and the munchies are cool, i love the pool table scene and the scene where the munchies steal an old woman's car!!!

It's a rare movie, but i would give this fun comedy/horror a 7/10, if your a fan of Gremlins and haven't seen or heard of this then i recommend you to try and find it, it's better than you'd think, it's a lot better than Ghoulies 1, 3 and 4, and also better than all the Critters sequels.


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