Critters 3 (1991)

USA, 1991
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
Dolby Digital, stereo, English

An American science fiction horror film directed by Kristine Peterson.

Plot Summary

The voracious alien Critters infest an apartment building in Los Angeles.


Directed by: Kristine Peterson
© MCMXCI [1991] New Line Cinema Corporation
New Line Cinema presents a New Line Cinema/Oh Films production
Produced by: Barry Opper, Rupert Harvey
Associate Producer: Mark Ordesky
Screenplay by: David J. Schow
Story by: Rupert Harvey, Barry Opper
Director of Photography: Tom Callaway
Edited by: Terry Stokes
Music by: David C. Williams
Sound Mixer: Jose Antonio Garcia
Key Make-Up: Suzanne Parker Sanders
Hairstylist: Robin Bissiri
Costume Designer: Jami Burrows
Critters Created by: Chiodo Brothers
Special Effects: Frank Ceglia
Production Designer: Philip Dean Foreman
Casting by: Nina Axelrod

Aimee Brooks (Annie)
John Calvin (Clifford)
Katherine Cortez (Marcia)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Josh)
Geoffrey Blake (Frank)
Diana Bellamy (Rosalie)
William Dennis Hunt (Briggs)
Frances Bay (Mrs Menges)
Bill Zuckert (Mr Menges)
Don Opper (Charlie McFadden)
Christian & Joseph Cousins (Johnny)
Nina Axelrod (Betty Briggs)
Jose Luis Valensuela (Mario)
Terrence Mann (Ug)

Alternative Titles

Criaturas – Brazilian title
Critters 3 – Die Kuschelkiller kommen – German title
Critters 3 – O Regresso – Portuguese title
Critters 3: La venganza – Spanish title
Critters 3: se comen todo! – Argentine title
Critters 3: You Are What They Eat – US advertising title
Critters No – Greek television title
Čupavci – Serbian title
Extrañas criaturas – Mexican title
Kramtukai – Lithuanian title
Kustravci – Slovenian video title
Monstrii – Romanian title
Nakertajien paluu – Finnish title
Rémecskék 3. – Hungarian title
Κρίττερς Νο – Greek title
Зубастики – Russian title
Зубастики – Ukrainian title
Критърси – Bulgarian title
クリッター – Japanese title
外星通緝者 – Taiwanese title

Sequel to
Critters (1986)
Critters 2 (1988)

Critters 4 (1992)
Critters: Bounty Hunter (2014)
Critters: A New Binge (2019)
Critters Attack! (2019)

Includes extracts from
Frosty the Snowman (1950)


Film Score Monthly vol. no.7 (August 2003) p.46 – DVD review (The laserphile: scary tricks and treats by Andy Dursin)
Sight & Sound vol.2 no.7 (November 1992) p.59 – video review

Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.98 – credits
Horror Films of the 1990s by John Kenneth Muir pp.153-154 – credits, review
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and Remakes by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester p.105 – credits, review