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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 15 June 1990 (USA)
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

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A sequel to Gremlins (1984) about cute little creatures that transform into uncontrollable monsters.

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An army of malevolent little monsters take over a high-tech corporate skyscraper when a cute and intelligent exotic pet is exposed to water. The "Mogwai's" owner joins forces with the Trump-like head of the corporation to regain control. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Take Your Batch to See the New Batch. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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15 June 1990 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,700,000 (USA) (17 June 1990)

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$41,482,207 (USA)
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Trivia

After Innerspace (1987), this movie marked the fourth collaboration between Joe Dante and Michael Finnell with Steven Spielberg. See more »

Goofs

During Kate's story about Lincoln's birthday, actor Zach Galligan, who plays Billy can be seen trying his best not to break character. By the time he drags her off-screen, he can't hold it in anymore and can be seen starting to laugh. See more »

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Building Announcement: Would the owner of the car with license number 1AG 401 please remove it from the CLAMP parking garage, your car is old, and dirty.
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At the beginning of the film, Bugs Bunny appears on top of the Warner Bros. logo as if he was in a Looney Tunes cartoon. Also, at the very end of the film, after the credits, Porky Pig says "That's all Folks!" as in a cartoon. In both cases, Daffy Duck attempts to steal their thunder, only for the animating staff to torment him into not sticking his beak in anymore. See more »

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References A Bucket of Blood (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Could Read My Mind
Written by Gordon Lightfoot
Performed by Gordon Lightfoot
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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More references than a dictionary
4 January 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Gremlins 2 is packed with laughs, special effects, and hundreds of movie references. Look closely to a lot of the background actions and one liners that come up in the movie. There are several references to famous movies that you might not catch the first time. Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Marathon Man, 42nd Street, Batman, and many others. The entire movie is one big laugh. A great movie to watch and take nothing serious.


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