Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a heavily tinseled tree, a tipple before midday and Gremlins
on the telly at some point during the day.
The Joe Dante
-directed black cult comedy sees protagonist Billy Peltzer being gifted with Gizmo, a cute furry Mogwai discovered by his inventor father in a mysterious Chinatown antique store.
Of course the creature comes with three special instructions which, if not adhered to, result in the spawning of grizzly Gremlins
hell-bent on havoc.
The Steven Spielberg
-produced movie - which is
currently being fast-tracked by Warner Bros for a remake - celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this year, and here's what the main cast members got up to after the movie's success:
1. Zach GalliganZach Galligan
plays William 'Billy' Peltzer who becomes enthralled by his unusual Christmas gift - yet careless with the three golden Gizmo rules.
Galligan's notable film roles following the success