$153,378,102 + $255,041 = $153,633,143
A young man inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
After a boy breaks multiple rules concerning his new pet, a horde of mischievous monsters is unleashed on a small town. It was written by Chris Columbus, directed by Joe Dante and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.
The commercial success of the film greenlit a sequel called Gremlins 2: The New Batch. It won numerous Saturn Awards as well as a Young Artist Award for Best Family Motion Picture - Adventure.