June 25, 2024 7:53 am

Gremlins Director Refused to Remove One Controversial Scene, But Made One Significant Change at Steven Spielberg's Request
Gremlins Director Refused to Remove One Controversial Scene, But Made One Significant Change at Steven Spielberg's Request

Gremlins Director Refused to Remove One Controversial Scene, But Made One Significant Change at Steven Spielberg’s Request

Gremlins is an iconic movie, but could have been very different if not for the collaborative effort between director Joe Dante, screenwriter Chris Columbus, and producer Steven Spielberg. Like many movies, the version of Gremlins that is now one of the most loved festive movies of all-time is not the one that was originally scripted. While one particular change made by Spielberg ended up creating one of cinemas most-loved cuddly critters, one controversial moment was allowed to remain in the film at Dantes insistence.

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​One of the best things about Gremlins was all down to Steven Spielberg, while Warner Bros. tried everything to remove one particular scene. Read More