In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors. Written by
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Notice when Annie is shielding herself with the sign that reads "Outa Order" from the Critters shooting their spines at her. Charlie comes in and blows one of the Critters away causing its green goo blood to spray all over the sign. In the next scene Annie is shown holding the sign but now it's totally clean. See more »
Dad, you're going to have to deal with this. You got to think about it, make some decisions.
Annie, I'm going to eat my dinner, and then I'm going to watch some moronic situation comedy, and then I'm going to sleep the sleep of the dead. Can we worry about this tomorrow?
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No critters were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »
A young family stop off at a lay-by on their way home. At the lay-by they meet bounty hunter Charlie who warns them about something living in the woods. However that `something' has just attached it self under their mobile home and hitches a ride back to their tenement block where the critters cause havoc amongst the residents.
Lets be honest no one say to be shocked to discover this is a cheap little film that doesn't have too much going for it. The plot is the usual people hunted by critters stuff, this time in a building so it's like Die Hard with aliens .err no! The story doesn't matter as the action is what counts.
Sadly the action is poor it's not really gory and the critter attacks are always more funny than thrilling. There is no real excitement or tension and it's all a bit predictable take a guess who'll live and who'll die the cute kids or the evil landlord? See! The one thing it does have though is a sort of humour the critters have senses of humours and are cruel and some of this is amusing.
However the comedy is nowhere near the one it aspires to Gremlins, and really the funniest bit is how silly the whole thing is. Needless to say the acting is poor some people can't even be mauled convincingly. But it's interesting to see DiCaprio's debut, even if he looks about 9 years old!
Really this is a bit of dumb fun that is daft and slightly shoddy. It's may just pass the time but there are much better horror/comedies out there if you want them.
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