Gremlin

Synopsis: A man receives a mysterious box containing a terrible secret, a creature that will kill everyone else in his family unless he passes it on to someone he loves to continue its never-ending circulation.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
 
IMDB:
3.8
Year:
2017
90 min
16 Views

(silence)

(orchestral music)

- I want you to know

that whatever happens,

I love you very much.

- I'm ready.

- Well, I'm not ready!

- I'm proud of you

for keeping it.

You didn't have to.

It was very brave of you.

(monster growling)

- Hello.

Come to me, you son of a bitch!

(screaming)

(babbling)

(high pitched ringing)

(workers mumbling)

(television blaring)

- I'm home.

Hey Charlie.

- Breakfast for dinner!

- Hey.

How was your day?

- Busy.

- Need some help?

- No, I got it.

- Smells good.

You okay?

I've got some work to do tonight,

I'll be hooked up later.

- Yeah, sure.

- Dad?

- Yeah.

- Can you help me

finish my fort?

- No, I can't, man, I'll be

working on this all night.

- Please?

- I said no.

I'm sorry, I'll help you later.

After dinner, okay?

Hey!

Where are you going?

- Out.

- Gonna tell anybody?

- I just did.

- Come on, Charlie,

dinner's ready.

She's just going

through a phase.

I remember Julie being that

way when she was a little girl.

- Julie's different.

We're all different now.

I appreciate you, and

what you're doing here.

Mary, you don't understand.

- She loves you.

We all need you.

See, Anna's back already.

- Oh, James!

- Hi, Mom.

I brought you something.

- I haven't heard

from you in months.

Why won't you return my calls?

- I haven't been able to.

I'm sorry.

- Well, how is Lisa?

I'm worried about her.

- She's okay, Mom.

She's okay.

We wanted you to have this.

- Oh, well it's beautiful,

James, thank you.

Wow, what is it?

Where did you get this?

Is it a game?

- Yes, it is a game,

and I want you to play

it as soon as you can.

It's very simple,

all you have to do

is give the box to

someone you love.

Don't keep it, pass it along.

Do it before the timer runs out.

- What's wrong?

Why don't you come in

and have dinner with us.

Please.

It's been so long since

we've all been together.

- What?

All been together?

Who else is here?

- Julie, Adam, and the kids.

They moved in a

couple of weeks ago,

but they're still

moving in, actually.

- Oh my God.

Oh my God.

I've got to go.

Bye, Mom.

I'm sorry.

- Hurry up Mom!

- Hey, be patient.

- [Charlie] Hungry!

- Hi, Hungry, I'm Dad.

- [Charlie] Stop doing that!

- Stop mouthing off

to your mom, kid,

it'll get you in trouble.

- Hey Adam, will you grab the

orange juice and the butter?

- Sure.

Anything else?

- Maybe a more helpful attitude.

- I'll work on that.

- Was that Anna, Grandma?

- No, it was your uncle.

- [Julie] Uncle Jim?

- Yeah.

- I haven't seen him in forever.

- [Mary] I know.

- We have an extra seat,

and plenty of food.

- Well, he didn't want

to stay for dinner.

He was acting very strange.

- Jim was acting strange?

I don't believe it!

- But he gave me this box.

- [Julie] What is that?

- Well, I don't know,

but he said that I'm

supposed to give it

to someone that I love.

- Thanks.

It's weird.

- Adam, come on, off the table.

- Huh?

- Well, how about

school this morning?

(phone buzzing)

- Who was that?

- It was work.

- You know, I could get used

to your cooking dinners for us

like this every

night, sweetheart.

- Taste it first.

Dammit, Charlie!

- [Mary] Alright, it's alright.

- Adam, you scared him!

- Everybody calm

down, calm down.

- [Adam] I'm calm!

- [Julie] What is your problem?

- [Mary] I'll get

something to clean it up.

- It's no big deal.

I'm calm.

- Grandma, I'll get it.

- I'm so ready to

get out of there.

- Are your parents

fighting again?

- They're always fighting.

I don't really give

a shit anymore,

but I know it bothers Charlie.

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