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EAN-139780790700502   EAN-13 barcode 9780790700502
Product NameGremlins
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0790700506
SKUVHS02441JAM
Price New13.95 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used5.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
RatingPG - Parental Guidance Suggested
IMDbIMDb Link
TrailerWatch The Trailer
Run Time106 minutes
CastHoyt Axton, John Louie, Keye Luke, Don Steele
DirectorJoe Dante
GenreCOMEDY,FANTASY,HORROR
BindingVHS Tape
Release Year1984
FormatClosed-captioned, Color, Dolby, HiFi Sound, NTSC
Run Time106 minutes
Long DescriptionMinature green monsters tear through the small town of Kingston Falls. Hijinks ensue as a mild-mannered bank teller releases these hideous loonies after gaining a new pet and violating two of three simple rules: No water (violated), no food after midnight (violated), and no bright light. Hilarious mayhem and destruction in a town straight out of Norman Rockwell. So, when your washing machine blows up or your TV goes on the fritz, before you call the repair man, turn on all the lights and look under all the beds. 'Cause you never can tell, there just might be a gremlin in your house.
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