When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

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  1. Chris Columbus


  2. Joe Dante


Top Billed Cast

  1. Zach Galligan

    Zach Galligan

    Billy Peltzer

  2. Phoebe Cates

    Phoebe Cates

    Kate Beringer

  3. Hoyt Axton

    Hoyt Axton

    Randall Peltzer

  4. Polly Holliday

    Polly Holliday

    Ruby Deagle

  5. Dick Miller

    Dick Miller

    Murray Futterman

  6. Keye Luke

    Keye Luke

    Grandfather (Mr. Wing)

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $153,083,102.00

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Release Information

  • June 7, 1984
    PG, Theatrical



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