ByAl Peck, writer at
Al Peck

Here are 10 things that you may or may not know about that the movies Gremlins I hope you enjoy.

1.Gremlins was originally planed for a Christmas release, but when Warner Bros learned that it would not have any major competition for the summer, it was rushed into production.

2. In the original version of the script, the Gremlins eat Billys dog, and kill Billys mom, buy cutting off her head and throwing it down the stairs.

3. At one stage Stripe and Gizmo were going to be the same, It was Stevens Spielberg suggestion that Gizmos role in the film grew, he knew that the audiences would want to see more of Gizmo.

4. Remember Furby? Well in 1999 Hasbro and Tiger Electronics partnered with Warner Brothers, and made a Gizmo Furby.

5. Gizmo is never shown eating during the movie

Speaking of eating
6. There was a Gremlins Cereal

7. The movie titles on the marquee At the beginning of the film, "A boys life" and "Watch the skies". Were the working titles of both "E.T." (A boys life) and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (Watch the skies). Two films directed by Steven Spielberg.

8. Gizmo was voiced by Howie Mandel.

9 . Steven Spielberg has a blink and you miss it cameo at the start of the movie.

10. Stripe was voiced by Frank Welker, otherwise known as Fred from Scooby-Doo! and way too many more to comment on here, but check out the link here too see who else Frank has voiced.


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