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Critters, an amusing horror comedy directed byStephen Herek, is the story of a family menaced by eight basketball sized creatures from outer space who arrive at their Kansas farm in search of food. Helen Brown (Dee Wallace Stone) and Brad (Scott Grimes), owners of the farm find themselves held hostage as the creatures roll, jump and bounce around during the night. They are pursued by a pair of inept, intergalactic bounty hunters, Charlie (Don Keith Opper) and Johnny (Terrence Mann) who can
Apr 11, 1986 Wide
Aug 5, 2003
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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M. Emmet Walsh
Billy Green Bush
Nadine Van der Velde
Don Keith Opper
Michael Lee Gogin
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A variety of modest but well-executed special effects enlivens the otherwise run-of-the-mill effort about carnivorous aliens terrorizing a farm. The farm wins.
Black balls that kill... what more can be said?
"Gremlins on Acid" - as wacky as it is wicked, loads of fun
a fun "gremling-inspired" movie
Critters as a franchise has nothing on the Nightmare on Elm Street films, but it's proven popular enough with Gen X-ers who forward "You know you're a child of the '80s if..." emails to all their office mates.
Entirely enjoyable B-level sci-fi throwback.
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