GREMLINS (Movie)

6/8/1984, Friday. 111 minutes. Rated PG.
Warner/Amblin'
Comedy/Horror.
Code: GRM 6/1984

PLOT

Small furry creatures prove to be extremely prolific and dangerous when wet.

CREDITS

Writer: Chris Columbus.
Director: Joe Dante.

CAST

Zach Galligan as Billy
Phoebe Cates as Kate
Hoyt Axton as as Rand
Keye Luke as Grandfather
Judge Reinhold as Gerald
Jonathan Banks as Deputy Brent. Listed 18th of 23.

CHARACTER

It's the Christmas party at the sheriff station and Deputy Brent is slightly drunk. He finds the furry monster idea amusing. He plays with toy dart gun, and has a candy cane in his mouth. Repeats Billy's sentences, is sarcastic about the gremlin threat. He’s scared later when he and the sheriff are attacked in the car by the gremlins.

CRITICS

Los Angeles Times, 6/8/1984, sec.VI, p.1.,

New York Times, 6/8/1984, sec.III, p.10

Variety, 5/23/1984.

DEATH SCENE

Killed in a gremlin-caused car crash.

LINES

"Ah, be careful, Frank, he may tear your arm off. You want me to put the cuffs on him?" "You always get to drive!"

"Jesus, Frank, that's Dave Mars, he does Santa every year."

"It's supposed to be Christmas. What the hell is going on?"

SCREEN TIME

About 2 minutes in 4 scenes.

WORKED WITH

Judge Reinhold (BHC 12/1984)