Critters Collection(1986-2019)

The Critters films, from New Line Cinema, comprises five movies, which combine elements of horror, science fiction, dark fantasy, and comedy. The first film, 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, 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 similarities between the two films. The series is about a group of malevolent carnivorous aliens from outer space, called Krites, that have the power to roll into balls (cf. hedgehogs) and to combine into a sphere that can roll across a landscape and cause mayhem. The individual Krites resemble small animals that are furry and spiky with large mouths and myriad sharp teeth. Throughout the movies they attack humans with their mouths and attempt to eat them. The spikes on their backs can be launched as pr... ()

The Critters film franchise, from New Line Cinema, comprises five 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. Courtesy Wikipedia®

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3.2/5 (with 294 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, ...

Critters 2(1988)

| 1h 26min | Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction
3.0/5 (with 122 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 3(1991)

2.6/5 (with 105 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 4(1992)

2.5/5 (with 77 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 Attack!(2019)

2.5/5 (with 45 votes)

Follows 20-year-old Drea, who reluctantly takes a job babysitting for a professor of a college she hopes to attend. Struggling to entertain the professor's children Trissy and Jake, along with her own little brother Phillip , Drea takes them on a hike, unaware that mysterious alien critters have crash-landed and started devouring every living thing they encounter.

Directed by Bobby Miller
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