The Gate
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During a boring, routine weekend, young Glen (Stephen Dorff) and his best buddy, Terry (Louis Tripp), decide to explore Glen's backyard. Before long, the boys come across a strange hole in the ground which yields all manner of sinister prizes. Consulting one of his heavy-metal record albums, Glen comes to the correct conclusion that the hole is actually the Gate to Hell. Offering a sacrifice in the form of a dead dog, Glen further opens the portals of Hades, through which pass some of the most hideous demons imaginable. A surprise box-office hit, The Gate yielded a sequel, predictably… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Gate is a MUST HAVE movie for all horror fans and this special edition is absolutely worth the meager sixteen bucks!"
‑ Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton, Dread Central
"It is not a great horror film, but you never get the urge to turn it off, either."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"I saw this movie in the theater in 1987 and thought it was pretty bad back then; it's still pretty bad, but the visual effects hold up pretty well."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Goofy kid's stuff horror flick."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"worse than i expected"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
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