A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.Written by
Keith Loh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Corey Burton, who voices the Critters, also came up with their language, which he described in interviews as combining elements of French and Japanese. See more »
(at around 31 mins) Helen Brown drops a plate she is cleaning, and it smashes on the floor; she runs to the window to look outside, when she steps back, part of the smashed plate is on the counter. See more »
[Critter finds an E.T. doll]
Who are you?
[Critter gets frustrated and bites its head off]
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After the very end of the credits, once the theme has ended followed by the title, you can hear the sounds of alien critters laughing. See more »
The DVD includes an alternative ending (hidden as an Easter Egg). See more »
At the start of 'Critters', somewhere in space, 10 'Crites' are being brought to custody, but 8 of them escape, so that 2 hunters have to get them back. Now, this sequence could have easily lasted 10 minutes in any other movie, but 'Critters' doesn't waste time: it takes about one minute. There is no explanation what these Crites are exactly, who the hunters are, or why the're all going to earth. They just do. That way, all the fun happens on the earth. The Crites come to earth nearby a farm in the middle of nowhere (where else really), where they attack the family living there. The usual scenes of the kettle eaten, the silly police chief and the village idiot/drunk who warned everybody this was going to happen are all thrown in, but the movie never loses pace and is pretty funny all around, and not that gruesome either. A nice 80's horror flick, worth watching. 6/10.
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