R | | Horror, Sci-Fi
A bizarre series of sudden disappearances on the streets of New York City seems to point toward something unsavory living in the sewers.
This film's two main actors, John Heard and Daniel Stern, would later go on to play roles in Home Alone (1990) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). Unlike in "C.H.U.D.", they did not share any scenes in the Home Alone films.
A.J. 'The Reverend' Shepherd:
N-R-C. You know what this is? This thing detects accumulated radiation. They wear these things in nuclear power plants.
Captain Bosch: How do you know that?
A.J. 'The Reverend' Shepherd: I used to be a nuclear physicist...
A.J. 'The Reverend' Shepherd: I saw it on TV.
When Lauren is in the shower, a blue strapless top is visible. (Open Matte Framed Version Only)
In the Anchor Bay uncut release, they omitted a line in the telephone booth scene after the grandfather is killed, leaving the little girl behind. The original line was a relative on the other end saying, "Jesus, Fred! What have you've been eating Mexican food, again?"
$1,762,922 (USA) (3 September 1984)