Gremlins Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 947

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 521

Theatrical Release Date: 06/08/1984

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/15/2007

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Horror

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Joe Dante

Actors: Zach Galligan, Hoyt Axton, Phoebe Cates, Frances Lee McCain, Corey Feldman, Dick Miller

Plot: A failed inventor brings how a new fuzzy pet for his son - but don't him wet, feed him after midnight and especially keep him away from bright light. When the rules are inevitably broken, something much more sinister is released.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/14/2019

A big hearted kids' movie, an unconventional holiday film, and a midnight creature feature rolled into one, "Gremlins" is like the evil twin to "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial."

Rating of
3.5/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/04/2014

"Get Out Of My Kitchen you damn Gremlins!".

Rating of
1.5/4

Ryan Stephen M - wrote on 05/12/2013

I was looking forward to seeing this based on its overall ranking. After watching it, I will not be looking forward to watching it again.

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Rating of
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Yojimbo - wrote on 01/09/2012

A young boy receives a cuddly little creature for Christmas but it inadvertently spawns a horde of vicious creatures hell bent on chaos. Gremlins is what would happen if the muppets went over to the dark side. A comic horror from Joe Dante, it was a bit of a cult in the 80s and went on to spawn a host of inferior imitators. The idea is pretty simple, that the "gremlins" of myth were in fact real, but it has plenty of scope for slapstick carnage and it comes up with some memorable scenes when they are initially loosed upon the sleepy little town. The funniest scenes are when mom gets medieval on their asses with a variety of kitchen appliances (before getting attacked by a Christmas tree in an homage to John Waters) and the turbo charged stairlift. Its biggest flaw is that it's pretty …

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