PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of small but vicious alien creatures called Crites escape from an alien prison transport vessel and land near a small farm town on earth, pursued by two shape-shifting bounty hunters.
The Critter emerging from the toilet is likely an homage to Ghoulies (1985), a similarly-themed movie that used small monsters coming out of the toilet as their marketing strategy to promote the film.
They have weapons
Critter 2: So what
Critter 1: Fuck!
(at around 49 mins) When the Browns decide to hit the road, the front door locks behind them. Later when Brad reopens the door for everyone, he unlocks different locks.
After the very end of the credits, once the theme has ended followed by the title, you can hear the sounds of alien critters laughing.
The DVD includes an alternative ending (hidden as an Easter Egg).
$1,618,800 13 April 1986