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Critters 2 -- When two-year-old Krite eggs hatch, a new litter of bloodthirsty hairballs is unleashed.


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Writers (WGA):
David Twohy (written by) and
Mick Garris (written by)
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Release Date:
29 April 1988 (USA) See more »
Get ready for seconds... they're back! See more »
Eggs of the small, furry alien carnivores are left behind on Earth and, after hatching, set their appetites on the next neighboring town. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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The main course rocks! See more (53 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Terrence Mann ... Ug

Don Keith Opper ... Charlie (as Don Opper)
Cynthia Garris ... Zanti

Scott Grimes ... Brad
Al Stevenson ... Bus Driver
Tom Hodges ... Wesley

Douglas Rowe ... Quigley

Liane Curtis ... Megan Morgan

Lindsay Parker ... Cindy
Herta Ware ... Nana

Sam Anderson ... Mr. Morgan

Lin Shaye ... Sally

Barry Corbin ... Harv

Eddie Deezen ... Hungry Heifer Manager

Frank Birney ... Reverend Fisher
David Ursin ... Sheriff Corwin
Roxanne Kernohan ... Lee
Gregory Patrick ... Lee / Ug 'Nothing-Face'

Tom McLoughlin ... Church Guard
Patrick Campbell ... Farmer
Montrose Hagins ... Farm Woman
Gary Cashdollar ... Scared Man
Candace Laughlin ... Woman
J. Christopher Sullivan ... Townie

Directed by
Mick Garris 
Writing credits
David Twohy (written by) (as D.T. Twohy) and
Mick Garris (written by)

Produced by
Daryl Kass .... associate producer
Barry Opper .... producer
Robert Shaye .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nicholas Pike 
Cinematography by
Russell Carpenter 
Film Editing by
Charles Bornstein 
Casting by
Robin Lippin 
Production Design by
Philip Dean Foreman 
Art Direction by
Thomas A. O'Conor 
Set Decoration by
Donna Stamps  (as Donna Stamps Scherer)
Costume Design by
Lesley Neufeld  (as Lesley Lynn Nicholson)
Makeup Department
Bruce Barlow .... special makeup effects artist
R. Christopher Biggs .... special makeup effects supervisor
Trevor Cripps .... special makeup effects artist
Erin Koplow .... special makeup effects artist (as Erin Brasfield)
John Lundberg .... special makeup effects artist: R. Chistopher Biggs Crew
Nick Nicolaou .... special makeup effects
Sarah Ray .... special makeup effects artist: R. Chistopher Biggs Crew
Sheri Short .... head makeup artist
Michael Williams .... chief hair stylist
Woody Yaras .... special makeup effects crew
Production Management
Joe Fineman .... post-production supervisor (as Joseph Fineman)
Daryl Kass .... unit production manager
Jeffrey J. Kiehlbauch .... production manager
Deborah Moore .... production supervisor
Cara Tapper .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David D'Ovidio .... second assistant director
Allan Holzman .... second unit director
Brenda Kalosh .... second second assistant director
Jerry Ketcham .... first assistant director
David Womark .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Ella St. John Blakey .... carpenter
Thomas Conti .... model maker
Patrick K. Coppinger .... scenic artist
David Cunningham .... carpenter
Timaree McCormick .... property master
Chris Pechin .... storyboard artist
Christopher Corey Smith .... art department lead
David Strand .... set dresser
Mick Strawn .... town construction coordinator
Richard C. Welch .... set construction coordinator (as Richard 'Dickie' Welch)
Janet Henry Gershenfeld .... stitcher (uncredited)
Shirley Herrington .... alien construction (uncredited)
Michael W. Moore .... prop maker (uncredited)
Sound Department
Michael John Bateman .... sound editor
Leigh French .... walla group coordinator
Gary Gegan .... adr mixer
Gary Gegan .... foley mixer
Robert Heffernan .... sound editor
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Hussein .... adr recordist
Matthew Iadarola .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark 'Frito' Long .... sound recordist
Allan R. Potter .... sound editor
Michael P. Redbourn .... supervising sound editor
Steve Sollars .... boom operator
Don Summer .... production sound mixer
Tova Szabó .... foley editor
Jack Woods .... sound editor
Dan Yale .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Martin Bresin .... special effects supervisor (as Marty Bresin)
C. Mitchell Bryan .... fabricator: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Charles Chiodo .... design and supervision: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Edward Chiodo .... design and supervision: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Linda Chiodo .... production coordinator: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Stephen Chiodo .... design and supervision: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Trevor Cripps .... special effects technician
Ans Ellis .... cosmetics: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Dale Ettema .... special effects assistant: Special Effects Unlimited, Inc.
Linda Frobos .... sculptor: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Deborah Galvez .... cosmetics: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Jarn Heil .... special fabrication: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Steve Kellener .... production assistant: Chiodo Brothers Production, Inc.
Jim Kundig .... special fabrication: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Stephen Lebed .... mechanic: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
David Mesloh .... mechanic: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Ralph Miller .... mechanic: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Niels Nielsen .... fabricator: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Jene Omens .... mechanic: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Bradford Plows .... fabricator: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Gerald Quist .... foam-latex: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Dwight Roberts .... mechanics supervisor: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Eric Rylander .... special effects foreman: Special Effects Unlimited, Inc.
David Sosalla .... mechanic: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Robert Tharp .... painter: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Brian Wade .... sculptor: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Willie Whitten .... sculptor: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Brannon Wright .... production assistant: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Woody Yaras .... production assistant: Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc.
Visual Effects by
James Belohovek .... miniature effects
Beverly Bernacki .... optical effects
William S. Conner .... photographic effects
Thomas Conti .... miniature effects
Jammie Friday .... animation effects
Spencer Gill .... optical effects
Todd Hall .... photographic effects
Rick Kess .... miniature effects
Peter Kuran .... visual effects
Kevin Kutchaver .... photographic effects
Stephen Lebed .... model maker
Jo Martin .... optical effects
Sarah Pasanen .... optical effects
Brannon Wright .... creature crew
Jacqueline Zietlow .... administrator
Jim Aupperle .... visual effects: miniature effects photography (uncredited)
Rick Barker .... stunts (as Richard Barker)
Dan Bradley .... stunt coordinator
Hal Burton .... stunts
Scott Alan Cook .... stunts
Laurie Creach .... stunts (as Lauri Creach)
Christopher Doyle .... stunts (as Chris Doyle)
John Escobar .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunts
Donna Evans .... stunts
Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunts
Al Jones .... stunts
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
Frank Lloyd .... stunts
Ray Lykins .... stunts
Janet Lee Orcutt .... stunts
Noon Orsatti .... stunts
John Sherrod .... stunts
Jan Michael Shultz .... stunts (as Jan Michael Schultz)
Joseph Smick .... stunts
Cris Thomas-Palomino .... stunts
Sammy Thurman .... stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Bolner .... gaffer
Michael Cardone .... second camera operator
Greg Gardiner .... director of photography: second unit
Mark Jackson .... first assistant camera
Kelvin Jones .... still photographer
Dave Kemp .... dolly grip
Matthew Livingston .... grip
Jesse Mather .... best boy electric
Randy Nolen .... Steadicam operator
Vince Onken .... electrician
Scott Robertson Price .... electrician
Dermot Stoker .... key grip (as Dermot McG. Stoker)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrea Phillips .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Reid Burns .... color timer
Michael Ruscio .... associate editor
Rose Anne Weinstein .... additional editor
Music Department
Kevin Benson .... music supervisor
Carl Dante .... conductor
Carl Dante .... orchestra contractor
Transportation Department
Dan Gearhart .... transportation captain
Griff Ruggles .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Raymond Blanchard .... stand-in
Theresa Eubanks .... script supervisor
Thalia Harithas .... production assistant
Jeffrey J. Kiehlbauch .... production coordinator
Susanne Rome .... stand-in
Jill Salomon .... location manager
Jim Zane .... assistant accountant
Julia Zane .... production accountant (as Julia Guild)

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Additional Details

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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:M | Germany:16 | Iceland:14 | Iceland:16 (video rating) | Norway:15 (original rating) | Portugal:M/12 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 (original rating) | UK:12 (video rating) (2005) | USA:PG-13 | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

On the bounty hunter ship, there appears to be a mangalorian head (5th element) in the cabinet of alien heads.See more »
Continuity: During the close up shot of the dead sheriff in the Easter Bunny costume at the church, you can clearly see the zip of the costume is done up yet in the scene before it was stuck hence how the critters got inside the suit.See more »
Critter:[after the hair on it's head is blown off by Lee and it looks at it's reflection] Bitchin'!See more »
Movie Connections:
Hungry Heifer JingleSee more »


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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
The main course rocks!, 29 December 2006
Author: thclub from United States

I can't decide which is better.The original Critters,or this.I think they're not the same. I was very happy when I saw the movie first,because the like-able characters from Critters movie returns! In my opinion,it's the best sequel film I've ever seen. If I have to choose,Critters 2 is better then Gremlins 2. I give this movie 10 out of 10. Excellent! (I don't have to say:Mick Garris is a great director!) I agree with the good comments. In this film,we can see love,humor,horror,and sci-fi. A very good package! If you like 80's horror-comedy movies,YOU MUST SEE THIS! I'm not joking! But the original IMDb votes are...3,9 stars?! It's not fair! I want to give it 9-10 stars! OK,well,It's not a master-movie like Tarantino's movies,but Critters 1-2-3-4 are entertain you! The main course rocks!

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