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Gremlins Movie

80's Movie Facts for Gremlins

Summary

They’ll scare you and then make you laugh in this 80s movie. A movie about a man who did not follow orders and the people who reside in the town he lives in will have to pay his disobedience.

Gremlins DVD

Plot

Randall Peltzer (played by Hoyt Axton) purchases a unique fuzzy ball creature equipped with rules, called a Mogwai, as a gift for his son’s birthday in “Gremlins.”

The gift is admired by all of the boy’s friends. But, rules are broken one by one in the movie “Gremlins,” and soon there is more of the Mogwai than father and son can imagine. Not only that, when a particular rule is broken, they turn from cute and fuzzy to ugly and scary.

Cast

Randall Peltzer - Hoyt Axton
Chinese Boy - John Louie
Grandfather (Mr. Wing) - Keye Luke
Rockin' Ricky Rialto (voice) - Don Steele
Little Girl - Susan Burgess
Sheriff Frank - Scott Brady
Alex - Arnie Moore
Pete Fountaine - Corey Feldman
Mr. Anderson - Harry Carey Jr.
Billy Peltzer - Zach Galligan
Murray Futterman - Dick Miller
Kate Beringer - Phoebe Cates
Ruby Deagle - Polly Holliday
Man on Street - Donald Elson
Mrs. Joe Harris - Belinda Balaski

Trivia

Emilo Estevez was originally considered for the role of Billy, the man’s son, in Gremlins.

In the movie Gremlins, the word Mogwai is used because it is the Cantonese Chinese word for demon.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Gremlins was released to theatres on 06/08/1984 by Warner Bros., and grossed $148,168,459 at the box office in the US.


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