A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the "mogwai" but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and the result is a gang of gremlins that decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve.
Writer: Chris Columbus
Director: Joe Dante
Producer: Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Finnell
Cast: Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman, Judge Reinhold, Glynn Turman, Hoyt Axton, Polly Holliday, Edward Andrews, Scott Brady, Jonathan Banks, Frances McCain, Zach Galligan, Keye Luke, Dick Miller, Jackie Joseph
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This is an 80s Christmas/Halloween classic. Between the antics of the local townsfolk and the inevitable chaos that ensues with the gremlins, this is entertaining and funny, from beginning to end. Be warned, the language, violence, and disturbing imagery are way to strong to just be PG. This is a solid PG-13 without a doubt. The amount of swearing was unnecessary in my opinion.September 29th, 2011 · Details