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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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Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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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Company Credits

Production Co:

New Line Cinema,Sho Films See more »
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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

Quigley: I hate teenagers.
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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 »

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References Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Hungry Heifer Jingle
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Performed by Cynthia Garris
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Terrific sequel!

Two years after the first Krite attack on the Browns's farm, everything was peaceful in Grover's Bend but there are some remaining Krite Eggs still left and Brad Brown ( Scott Grimes) has traveled from Kansas City to visit his grandmother for Easter vacation. Soon the Eggs hatch as it makes trouble as the Krites has returned and the bounty hunters from space Ug ( Terrence Mann), Lee ( Roxanne Kernohan) and former town drunk turned bounty hunter Charlie ( Don Opper) head back to Earth, will they rescue the humans with the help of Brad or will everyone end up on the space monsters's menu?

Very entertaining and action packed sequel that is almost better than the original and THE only sequel in the series worth watching. What works here for this sequel is there's more action, bigger special effects, off-the-wall humor, a more intense and dramatic score, Mick Garris's directorial debut and of course there's a memorable moment where Lee the faceless bounty hunter from space looks at a Playboy magazine and transforms into a beautiful nude blonde centerfold babe played by B-movie beauty Roxanne Kernohan. Look for Eddie Deezen ( best known for Mandark on "Dexter's Lab" and Eugene from "Grease") as a restaurant manager and there's an amusing Freddy Krueger in-joke since the movie is from Freddy's home known as New Line Cinema.


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