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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 media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Billy Peltzer
... Kate Beringer
... Daniel Clamp
... Grandpa Fred
... Forster
... Doctor Catheter
... Marla Bloodstone
... Murray Futterman
... Sheila Futterman
... Mr. Katsuji
... Mr. Wing
... Microwave Marge
... Martin
... Lewis
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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We warned you. Remember the rules. You didn't listen. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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15 June 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gremlins 2  »

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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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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is bookended by animated segments featuring Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. 13 years later Joe Dante would feature those characters as the leads in Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003). See more »

Goofs

When Daniel Clamp makes an appearance in Billy Peltzer's office block, he walks off to the right to some kind of desk and a black man extends his hand to offer to shake it and when it cuts to a shot of Clamp reaching the desk, not only is he in a different position but the black man has vanished and is replaced by a white woman. See more »

Quotes

Brain Gremlin: The city so nice they named it twice! See it one time, won't you?
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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 »

Connections

References Do the Right Thing (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Bombers in the Sky
Written by Tom Bailey and Alannah Currie
Performed by The Thompson Twins
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Not as good as the first one
16 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Gremlins 2 is a lot more light hearted than the first one. It takes itself a little less seriously but lacks some of the charm of the first one. The Gremlins mutations are fun to watch, especially the Brain Gremlin, but overall this movie falls a little flat. The cast does a decent job but there isn't a lot to do here. Some of the jokes fall flat and this film has none of the edge of the original. Looking back, I think perhaps it shouldn't have been made. Bottom Line: It's not great but if you liked Gremlins you should at least watch it once.


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