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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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Charlie (as Don Opper)
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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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The most illegal aliens of all are back -- and they're hungrier than ever. 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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Trivia

As in the first film, Lee can't find a proper body that he likes and transforms into numerous throughout the movie. See more »

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When Lee's appearance is turned from being a 'Nothing-Face' into the Playboy centerfold model, a staple, although oversized, also materializes on Lee since it was visible when the picture of the centerfold was looked at, but when Lee's appearance changes from that of the model into the Hungry Heifer Manager, glasses do not materialize on Lee's face, even though the restaurant manager was wearing glasses at that time. See more »

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Reverend Fisher: Resurrection's in 45 minutes.
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Critter translation is provided by the Karl P Anno institute of intergalactic semantic research See more »

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Referenced in Ape (2012) See more »

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Hungry Heifer Jingle
Written by Cynthia Garris
Performed by Cynthia Garris
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Terrific sequel!
25 May 2006 | by (Albuquerque New Mexico) – See all my reviews

Two years after the first Krite attack on the Browns's farm, everything was peaceful in Grover's Bend but there are some remaining Krite Eggs still left and Brad Brown ( Scott Grimes) has traveled from Kansas City to visit his grandmother for Easter vacation. Soon the Eggs hatch as it makes trouble as the Krites has returned and the bounty hunters from space Ug ( Terrence Mann), Lee ( Roxanne Kernohan) and former town drunk turned bounty hunter Charlie ( Don Opper) head back to Earth, will they rescue the humans with the help of Brad or will everyone end up on the space monsters's menu?

Very entertaining and action packed sequel that is almost better than the original and THE only sequel in the series worth watching. What works here for this sequel is there's more action, bigger special effects, off-the-wall humor, a more intense and dramatic score, Mick Garris's directorial debut and of course there's a memorable moment where Lee the faceless bounty hunter from space looks at a Playboy magazine and transforms into a beautiful nude blonde centerfold babe played by B-movie beauty Roxanne Kernohan. Look for Eddie Deezen ( best known for Mandark on "Dexter's Lab" and Eugene from "Grease") as a restaurant manager and there's an amusing Freddy Krueger in-joke since the movie is from Freddy's home known as New Line Cinema.


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