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Critters 2 (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  29 April 1988 (USA)
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Eggs of the small, furry alien carnivores are left behind on Earth and, after hatching, set their appetites on the next neighboring town.

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A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again. Written by Ross Horsley <ics6rh@leeds.ac.uk>

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"Critters 1" got your blood pumping... This time they want more than a taste See more »


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29 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Critters 2: The Main Course  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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$3,813,293 (USA)
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Body count: 6. See more »

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When the Critters are rolling together to the Polar Ice Burger, you can see in several shots that the furry balls are connected together to some device pulling them all along (there are often visible wires). See more »

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Quigley: I hate teenagers.
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Absolutely no critters were harmed in the making of this motion picture. See more »

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References The Brain from Planet Arous (1957) See more »

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Hungry Heifer Jingle
Written by Cynthia Garris
Performed by Cynthia Garris
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An entertaining sequel to Critters.
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Two years has passed... Brad Brown (Scott Grimes) is trying to move on by visiting his grand-mother (Herta Ware) for the easter holiday. The Bounty Hunters (Don Opper and Terrence Mann) are traveling back to Earth. Because the Critters were not completed destroyed. The Alien Eggs were not destroyed. Since Easter is coming, a small town somewhere in Kansas will discover that the Easter Holiday isn't everything.

Directed by Mick Garris (Pyscho 4:The Beginning, Sleepwalkers, The Stand) made an enjoyable sequel with better special effects and a bit more explicit violence. The film looks more like Joe Dante's Gremlins. This film was a box office disappointment. Critters 3 & 4 were direct to videos, because of the disappointment returns of Critters 2. The film also has likable performances by Tom Hodges, Liane (Alexandra) Curtis, Lin Shaye and Barry Corbin. Eddie Deezen (From Grease 1 and 2 Fame) has a bit part. Filmmaker:Tom Mc Loughlin (Friday the 13th Part 6-Jason Lives, Date with an Angel) has a cameo. Written by the director and David Thohy (The Arrival, Pitch Black). (*** ½/*****).


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