"Gremlins", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1984, B2 Size

"Gremlins", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1984, B2 Size

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This is an original Japanese poster printed in 1984 for the first release of Gremlins.

Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante. The story follows a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters that all wreak havoc on a whole town on Christmas Eve. It draws on legends of folkloric mischievous creatures that caused malfunctions — "gremlins" — in the British Royal Air Force going back to World War II. The film stars Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates, with Howie Mandel providing the voice of Gizmo, the main mogwai character. Steven Spielberg was the film's executive producer, with the film being produced by Michael Finnell and released by Warner Bros.[2]

It was followed by a sequel, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, in 1990. Unlike the more satirical tone of the sequel (which parodies Hollywood sequels), Gremlins opts for more black comedy, balanced against a Christmas time setting. Both films were the center of large merchandising campaigns.

Despite being a critical and commercial success, the film was heavily criticized for some of its more violent sequences. (Source Wikipedia)

This poster is in a fantastic condition. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.

It is 36 years old!

It is not a reproduction or a reprint.

Certificate of Authenticity included.