PG | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
One of the studio notes to director Joe Dante and producer Steven Spielberg on seeing the first cut was that there were too many gremlins. Spielberg suggested cutting them all out and calling the film "People".
Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor:
Goddamn foreign TV. I told ya we should've got a Zenith.
Obvious stunt dummy for Mrs. Deagle in the stair lifter scene.
At the very end of the closing credits, once the theme has ended, you can hear the sounds of gremlins laughing.
$12,511,000 (USA) (10 June 1984)