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Critters 2 (1988)

PG-13 | | 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, again set their appetites on the town of Grover's Bend.

Director:

Mick Garris

Writers:

David Twohy (as D.T. Twohy), Mick Garris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Mann ... Ug
Don Keith Opper ... Charlie (as Don Opper)
Cynthia Garris ... Zanti
Scott Grimes ... Brad
Al Stevenson Al Stevenson ... Bus Driver
Tom Hodges ... Wesley
Douglas Rowe ... Quigley
Liane Curtis ... Megan
Lindsay Parker ... Cindy
Herta Ware Herta Ware ... Nana
Sam Anderson ... Mr. Morgan
Lin Shaye ... Sal
Barry Corbin ... Harv
Eddie Deezen ... Hungry Heifer Manager
Frank Birney ... Reverend Fisher
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Storyline

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Critters 2: The Main Course See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,898,751, 29 April 1988, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,813,293
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

New Line Cinema Trademark: Lin Shaye has a role. Lin Shaye the younger sister of the Founder of New Line Cinema Robert Shaye. She can be found in countless New Line films, including this one. Other examples include "A Nightmare on Elm Street", "Dumb and Dumber", and "Critters". Etc. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie whenever the critters roll, you can see the wires pulling them. See more »

Quotes

Harv: What is this bullshit? Them man-eating dust mops got us roped up tighter than a blue-ribbon bull and all you folks can do is stand here and play kick-the-can with some punk kid!
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Crazy Credits

Absolutely no critters were harmed in the making of this motion picture. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Syndicated Television version features scenes that were never before shown in the theatrical version and some extended scenes with a few alternate scenes as well. See more »

Connections

References Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Hungry Heifer Jingle
Written by Cynthia Garris
Performed by Cynthia Garris
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The main course rocks!
29 December 2006 | by thclubSee all my reviews

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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