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Critters Collection(1986-1992)

The Critters film series, from New Line Cinema, comprises four movies that combine elements of horror, science fiction, dark fantasy and comedy. The first film, called simply Critters, was released in 1986 and received "two thumbs up" from Siskel and Ebert. Although widely believed to have been made to cash in on the success of the similarly themed Gremlins (which is also owned by Warner Bros.), director Stephen Herek has refuted this in interviews, pointing out that the first Critters script was written by Domonic Muir long before Gremlins went into production and subsequently underwent rewrites to reduce the apparent similarities between the two films. The central focus of the series is upon a group of malevolent carnivorous aliens from outer space, called Krites, that have the ability to roll into balls (cf. hedgehogs) and combine into a pernicious sphere that can roll across the landscape and cause mayhem. In appearance, the individual Krites resemble small furry/spiky animals with large mouths and many sharp teeth. Throughout the movies they attack hu... ()

The Critters film series, from New Line Cinema, comprises four movies that combine elements of horror, science fiction and comedy. The first film, called simply Critters, was released in 1986 and received "two thumbs up" from Siskel and Ebert.

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Critters 4(1992)

2.2/5 (with 34 votes)

Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the transporter takes him with it and then gets lost in space.

Directed by Rupert Harvey - With Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Eric Da Re, Anne Ramsay, ...

Critters 3(1991)

2.3/5 (with 50 votes)

In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.

Directed by Kristine Peterson - With Aimee Brooks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Don Keith Opper, John Calvin, Nina Axelrod, Diana Bellamy, ...

Critters 2(1988)

PG-13
| 1h 26min | Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction
2.7/5 (with 60 votes)

A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.

Directed by Mick Garris - With Terrence Mann, Don Keith Opper, Scott Grimes, Barry Corbin, Cynthia Garris, Eddie Deezen, ...

Critters(1986)

PG-13
| 1h 22min | Action, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 147 votes)

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.

Directed by Stephen Herek - With Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Scott Grimes, Billy Zane, Ethan Phillips, Terrence Mann, ...
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