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A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990)

Gnorm is just an average Gnome. But he wants to impress the lady Gnomes by doing something heroic. So he steals the Gnome's magic stones to expose them to sunlight to recharge them. When he... See full summary »

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Casey Gallagher
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Stan Walton
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Samantha 'Sam'
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Zadar
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Detective Kaminsky
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Reggie
Mike Avery ...
Gnorm
Craig Caton ...
Gnorm
Greg Figiel ...
Gnorm
Eric Karlen ...
Gnorm
Eileen Kastner-Delago ...
Gnorm
Richard J. Landon ...
Gnorm (as Richard Landon)
Frank Charles Lutkus III ...
Gnorm (as Charles Lutkus)
Shane Mahan ...
Gnorm
Brandon Mason ...
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Gnorm is just an average Gnome. But he wants to impress the lady Gnomes by doing something heroic. So he steals the Gnome's magic stones to expose them to sunlight to recharge them. When he gets to the surface, (Gnome's live deep underground) he witnesses a murder, and the killer ends up with his stones. Detective Casey, who was working a sting operation with the murdered man, (another detective) is blamed for botching the sting, and causing the death. Wanting to catch the killer to clear his name, he teams up with Gnorm, who he accidentally discovers. He is going to need Samantha's help, but she thinks he is a nut. You see, no one else knows about Gnorm. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Filmed in 1988, received limited release in 1990, pulled from circulation and re-released in 1992. See more »

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Gnorm: Make her toes curl...
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Featured in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Pumpkinhead (2012) See more »

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ALL THE WAY
Written by Steve Schiff, Jo Julian and Arthur Barrow
Courtesy of Tanica Music, Ozmo Music, Property Situation Music, Cydonian Music Company and Zone Age Publishing
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Gno way is this a masterpiece, but I kinda liked it
23 March 2015 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Casey (Anthony Michael Hall) is an up and coming police detective. But, he's very green. Nevertheless, his boss, Stan (Jerry Orbach) respects his intelligence, as does his partner, Samantha (Claudia Christian). Then, too, there may be an undeclared "something" brewing between Casey and Sam. Yet, on a stakeout at a nearby park, Casey bumbles the job and lets the perp get away. Or, so he believes, until he meets up with a witness to the event. But, what a pair of eyes, for they belong to a GNOME from the underworld, a gnome named Gnorm. Naturally, Casey has a difficult time adapting to a new "pal" who prefers the wrapper over the sandwich! Still, Casey knows he needs Gnorm's help to catch the wrongdoer and Gnormie needs Casey to help him find something hidden to bring back to his below-the-ground habitat. In fact, Gnorm is in Casey's world because his whole venture's goal is to please a lady-gnome from home. It gets tricky, for the perp wants to eliminate them both. Will this new dynamic duo succeed? Gno doubt! This pleasant little movie is gno masterpiece but is still quite entertaining. Hall, Christian, and Orbach do nice work while the little gnome is an odd creature who grows on the audience. The special effects aren't dazzling, nor is the costuming, script, direction or photography. Even so, the overall final product will be a nice little diversion for most viewers.


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