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Gremlins

  PG HD Closed Captioning

Joe Dante

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Plot Summary

Horror and humor combine seamlessly in this monstrous box-office hit from Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Steven Spielberg ("Munich," "War of the Worlds") and director Joe Dante ("Innerspace," "Twilight Zone: The Movie"). A small town is besieged by some furry and not-so-cute little creatures after a young man ignores the warnings of a wise elder regarding their care and feeding.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

85%
  • Reviews Counted: 60
  • Fresh: 51
  • Rotten: 9
  • Average Rating: 7.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Gremlins is far more interested in showing off its knowledge of movie lore and making random jokes than in providing consistent entertainment. – Vincent Canby, New York Times, Dec 13, 2014

Fresh: A wildly original roller-coaster ride of hilarious mischief. – Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine, Dec 6, 2013

Fresh: A horror-comedy about cute little Christmas toy/pets who turn into murderous monsters wreaking havoc on a Norman Rockwellian town. – Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune, Dec 4, 2013

Fresh: At the level of Serious Film Criticism, it's a meditation on the myths in our movies: Christmas, families, monsters, retail stores, movies, boogeymen. At the level of Pop Moviegoing, it's a sophisticated, witty B movie. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

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Customer Reviews

It's about freakin' time!!

My favorite movie, period!!Back when filmaking still had dignity- If you haven't seen this in a while, watch it and consider the fiction but also how this smal town reacts to something like this. Furry cute living things that could transform into monsters, it's not horror or slasher stuff- the towns people are more confused than just simply screaming. Some even have the fight or flight response. Some of it is scary, some of it is funny or even cute. But most of it is more about how things are for real people and regardless of a person being decent or not, what impact humans could have with something they don't fully understand. Great cast! Great crew! Great film!!!

My favorite movie!

Some may call it suckish, horrible, scary, awful, thumbs down, but you know what I say? Awesome!!!!! This film is definitely worth buying! If I were to give it rotten Tomatoes, I would hesitate. I would just drop everything and watch it. Yeah, it's that freaking good! Watch it, and you will see what I mean!

This movie wont play

I hit the play button and it doesn't play. Why?😡😤

Gremlins
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Horror
  • Released: 1984

Customer Ratings

Available Bundle

  1. Gremlins 1 & 2 Collection, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.