When traveling inventor Randall Peltzer (Hoyt Axton) brings home Gizmo, a deceptively adorable creature purchased in a Chinatown shop as a Christmas gift for his son, he unwittingly unleashes over-the-top violence and gleefully anarchic chaos into his quiet family-oriented suburb. According to Hoberman, this classic perversion of the “Spielbergian fantasy of toys come to life,” directed by Joe Dante from a script by Chris Columbus, “created an ambience of cozy, All-American wholesomeness purely for the fun of staging an adolescent or—appropriate to the post-E.T. world—infantile desecration.”
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