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.
The term "gremlin" is a neologism originally coined by Welsh author Roald Dahl, famous for his somewhat dark children's books. His story 'gremlin Lore' about fictitious mischievous elves that were said to cause unexplained damage on RAF planes was ... ...
I want this check deposited immediately. Also, I know everything about that little petition you've been sending around town.
Kate: Mrs. Deagle, are you sure this is the time or the place for...?
Ruby Deagle: Of course it is. I *always* mix business with pleasure. And ...
The Gremlins run part of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starting with "Heigh Ho", which is at a point much closer to the start of the movie than the "reel 4" indicated on the header would include.
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)