The Gate

This surprisingly effective low-budget effort from Canada plays on universal childhood fears, and manages to be scary without resorting to scenes of sadism or graphic bloodletting. Instead, the film relies on its likable cast of young actors and some truly imaginative special effects. Set in a Spielbergian suburb, the film centers on young Glen (Stephen...read more

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01:49 — Two kids unwittingly come upon a hole in their backyard that leads to Hell. Talk about a bad neighborhood!
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01:39 — Trailer for The Gate. Three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: This surprisingly effective low-budget effort from Canada plays on universal childhood fears, and manages to be scary without resorting to scenes of sadism or graphic bloodletting. Instead, the film relies on its likable cast of young actors and some truly… (more)

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