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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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Take Your Batch to See the New Batch. 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

When Kate arrives to Billy's office looking for Gizmo, she finds mogwai Daffy on the top of the Clamp Tower model playing with some airplane toys located over him. This is an homage to King Kong (1933). See more »

Goofs

During Kate's story about Lincoln's birthday, actor Zach Galligan, who plays Billy can be seen trying his best not to break character. By the time he drags her off-screen, he can't hold it in anymore and can be seen starting to laugh. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Catheter: [sarcastically while looking at Gizmo] Cute, isn't it?
Martin: We're not sure if that is genetic. No.
Lewis: No, we're not.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the film, Bugs Bunny appears on top of the Warner Bros. logo as if he was in a Looney Tunes cartoon. Also, at the very end of the film, after the credits, Porky Pig says "That's all Folks!" as in a cartoon. In both cases, Daffy Duck attempts to steal their thunder, only for the animating staff to torment him into not sticking his beak in anymore. See more »


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Surprise! You're Dead
Written by Faith No More
Performed by Faith No More
Courtesy of Slash/Reprise Records
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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