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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 15 June 1990 (USA)
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

Director:

Joe Dante

Writers:

Chris Columbus (characters), Charles S. Haas (as Charlie Haas)
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A sequel to Gremlins (1984) about cute little creatures that transform into uncontrollable monsters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Galligan ... Billy Peltzer
Phoebe Cates ... Kate Beringer
John Glover ... Daniel Clamp
Robert Prosky ... Grandpa Fred
Robert Picardo ... Forster
Christopher Lee ... Doctor Catheter
Haviland Morris ... Marla Bloodstone
Dick Miller ... Murray Futterman
Jackie Joseph ... Sheila Futterman
Gedde Watanabe ... Mr. Katsuji
Keye Luke ... Mr. Wing
Kathleen Freeman ... Microwave Marge
Don Stanton ... Martin
Dan Stanton ... Lewis
Shawn Nelson Shawn Nelson ... Wally
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gremlins 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,700,000, 17 June 1990

Gross USA:

$41,482,207
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby SR (35 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The face of one of the Gremlins, the one who turns on the microwave during the cooking segment, was modelled after The Kraken, from Clash of the Titans (1981). See more »

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After being terrified by George and Lennie, Microwave Marge grabs the bottle of Sherry next to Daffy in the pot and runs. Daffy is shown laughing a few seconds later again and the bottle of Sherry is next to him and the pot again. See more »

Quotes

[News reporters are being kept out of the Clamp building by the New York City Police]
Heidi Kempf: Look, officer. Just let us in there. We'll take the responsibility.
Cop: Forget it, lady. Most of the people are out of there now.
Eric Shawn: Well, then what's in there. I've been to Beirut.
Cop: Yeah? I'll bet they miss you there.
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Crazy Credits

Daffy Duck looks onto the screen and comments on the length of the credits, saying things like "Long, isn't it?", "Patently ridiculous!", and "You're still lurking about? Don't you people have homes?". See more »

Alternate Versions

The special edition DVD features both versions of the film. Playing the movie normally will show the theatrical version. The video version is an easter egg found by clicking on the Gremlin claw in the special features menu. See more »

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Merrily We Roll Along
Written by Charles Tobias (as Charlie Tobias), Murray Mencher and Eddie Cantor
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User Reviews

the gremlins are back
5 December 1999 | by jaws!See all my reviews

gremlins 2 is not a horror movie like the original kind of was, but it's funnier, and more entertaining than the original in my opinion. gremlins 2 is full of movie in-jokes, and all kinds of other goofy stuff. i just believe this movie provides more entertainment than the original did. i wish they'd make a 3rd gremlins movie. all in all gremlins 2 is great fun! i give gremlins 2: the new batch *** out of ****


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