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Director Joe Dante
Year 1984, 1991
Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton and John Glover
Rating PG-13
Run Time 220min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Joe Dante's hilariously funny, wickedly scary film is about a lovable, furry little Christmas gift that multiplies into many little Christmas gifts, with savage consequences.

Rand Peltzer (Hoyt Axton) is an inventor who hasn't successfully invented anything. But this Christmas he's bringing his family something special -- a small, cuddly creature known as a mogwai. The little fella comes with three crucial instructions. He's not to be fed after midnight, he's not to get any direct light and he should never be given so much as a drop of water. If Rand and his son Billy (Zach Galligan) can adhere to these rules they can avoid the otherwise tragic consequences. Unfortunately, the rules are harder to stick to than it seems, and suddenly Billy finds himself with far too many "pets," all with big appetites. It's up to Billy and his girlfriend (Phoebe Cates) to stop the mischievous gremlins before they ruin Christmas for the residents of rural Kingston Falls. One of the most loved and original Holiday movies, GREMLINS is a cinematic Christmas present for all movie lovers.

No one’s denying that the original GREMLINS is a top notch holiday monster movie…but I gotta say: GREMLINS 2 takes the Christmas cake and splatters it against the wall. Dante’s long-awaited sequel revives all the man-trampling insanity of the first film, multiplies it by ten thousand and sprinkles it with glowing chunks of sheer chaos. Mogwai-lovin’ gremlin-wreckers Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates and the great Dick Miller are back, now with a front row seat for the creatures’ takeover of a New York City high-rise. The diminutive terror tornadoes have upgraded to go with their fancy new digs, among them a giant tarantula beast, a bookish intellectual, an electricity creature and many, many, MANY more. Terror legend Christopher Lee is on hand to drop some mad science on the wee maniacs, but nothing can slow their absolute ascent into the annals of anarchistic madcappery! Join us for an extremely rare 35mm screening of the fastest, wildest, and hilarious-est assault on mankind since the invention of the banana peel: GREMLINS 2!

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