PG | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A young man inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Little to no actual dialogue for the Gremlins and Mogwai existed in the script. In addition to several instances of on-set re-writes changing or adding to much of the script, the voice-overs were mostly ad-libs, repeating snippets of just-performed dialogue or in reaction to other sound effects or environment. To this end, Howie Mandel recorded Gizmo's lines phonetically for foreign dubs of the movie, where localized dialogue and in-jokes helped make this movie successful with audiences worldwide.
Friends, let me introduce myself. Peltzer's the name, Rand Peltzer. That's me on the corner. I'm an inventor. I have a story to tell. Yeah, I know. Who hasn't got a story? Well nobody's got a story like this one. Nobody. It all started here in ...
If you look closely, you can see that Stripe's eyes have changed color from being blood red to silver when he throws a saw blade at Billy in the department store.
At the very end of the closing credits, once the theme has ended, you can hear the sounds of gremlins laughing.
The HBO Family version deletes 3 scenes involving Gremlins dying.
$12,511,634 10 June 1984