Unleashing the mischievous gremlins was just the beginning, the battle for survival was the real nightmare.
In the small town of Kingston Falls, Christmas was always a magical time. The snow was falling, the lights were twinkling, and the shops were bustling with people looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. But little did anyone know, a strange and mischievous creature was about to wreak havoc on their peaceful town.
Chapter 1: The Gift
Billy Peltzer had always dreamed of getting a pet for Christmas. He begged his parents every year, but they always said no. That is, until this year. As he sat by the fireplace, admiring the lights on the newly decorated Christmas tree, his father walked in holding a small box.
“Here you go, son,” he said, handing Billy the box. “Merry Christmas.”
As Billy eagerly tore open the wrapping paper, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Inside was a small, furry creature, with big eyes and a mischievous grin. It was unlike anything he had ever seen before.
“What is it?” he asked his father.
“It’s a Mogwai,” his father replied. “I got it from the antique shop in Chinatown.”
Billy was fascinated by the creature. It was unlike any other pet he had ever had. He stroked its soft fur and watched as it batted its big, brown eyes.
“What does it eat?” he asked his father.
“It’s easy,” his father replied. “Just feed it after midnight.”
Billy’s eyes widened. “What happens if I feed it before midnight?” he asked.
His father shook his head. “Don’t do that, son. Just make sure it’s after midnight.”
Billy nodded. He was excited to have a new pet, but also a little bit nervous. He had never heard of a Mogwai before, and he didn’t want to do anything to harm it.
He spent the rest of Christmas day playing with the Mogwai, and it quickly became his new best friend. He named it Gizmo, and the two of them were inseparable.
That night, as Billy lay in bed, he couldn’t stop thinking about Gizmo. He wondered what it would be like to have more Mogwai. Would they all be as cute and friendly as Gizmo?
He looked over at the clock. It was just a few minutes past midnight. He decided to sneak downstairs and see if Gizmo was hungry. He poured some food into a bowl and set it down in front of Gizmo.
To his surprise, Gizmo didn’t eat the food. Instead, he just looked up at Billy with his big, brown eyes.
Suddenly, water spilled on Gizmo’s back, making him squeak. Billy turned to see his friend Pete holding a glass of water.
“What are you doing?” Billy asked.
“Sorry man, I didn’t mean to do that,” Pete said sheepishly.
But it was too late. As the water dripped down Gizmo’s back, he began to convulse and shake. Billy didn’t know what was happening, but he knew it wasn’t good.
The Mogwai multiplied, and soon there were five of them. They all seemed to be different from Gizmo in temperament, causing chaos and mayhem throughout the town.
As the weeks wore on, Billy soon realized his father had omitted a very important detail when it came to taking care of a Mogwai. He had broken the rules and unleashed a horde of mischievous gremlins on the town of Kingston Falls.
Chapter 2: The Transformation
The morning after Billy Peltzer received Gizmo, he woke up to find his new pet had multiplied overnight. The Mogwai had spawned five new creatures, each one just as adorable as Gizmo. Billy thought it was remarkable, and he took great care in feeding and playing with each one. Gizmo seemed to enjoy the company, and Billy was thrilled with his new pets.
However, as the day went on, Billy’s friends noticed that the Mogwai were more mischievous than their cute exterior suggested. One of them, for instance, appeared to be trying out a variety of faces, each more ridiculous than the last. Another was bouncing off the walls, constantly making strange noises and gestures. They were playful but also unpredictable and possibly dangerous.
That evening, Billy called his girlfriend, Kate, to come over and see the new additions to his house. Kate was delighted with the Mogwai, but when she spilled a glass of water on one of them, something strange happened. The creature started to change, sprouting sharp teeth, scaly skin, and glowing red eyes. Kate was frightened and ran out of the room, leaving Billy to deal with the creature’s transformation.
Soon after, all of the Mogwai began to change. Their fur fell out, their limbs grew longer, and they became more grotesque. They transformed into full-blown gremlins, terrifying creatures with a penchant for destruction. Billy tried to control them by throwing them outside, but they only multiplied further, causing chaos all around town.
The gremlins quickly took over the town, raiding stores, filling the movie theater with smoke and debris, and causing mayhem wherever they went. They even hijacked a bulldozer and drove it straight into a house. Billy and his friends were at a loss for how to stop them.
The gremlins continued to multiply, and their antics grew even more dangerous. One gremlin had found a chainsaw, while another had gotten ahold of a flamethrower. They were tearing down the town one building at a time. Billy’s dad, who owned a local bar, was hosting a Christmas party when the gremlins attacked, turning the place into a bloody horror show. No one was safe.
As the gremlins continued their rampage, it became clear that Billy had not been prepared for the responsibility of caring for a Mogwai. The creatures were not just cute pets but also powerful and unpredictable beings. Billy’s attempts to control them had only made things worse, and the consequences of his actions were disastrous.
The town had never experienced anything like this before, and the gremlins were not going to stop until they got what they wanted. The only question was who would be left standing when the dust settled.
Chapter 3: The Invasion Begins
The gremlins had taken over the town, and no one knew how to stop them. Billy and his friends had done their best to fight back, but the gremlins were too clever and too numerous. They had taken over the movie theater, the bank, and even the local tavern, which they had turned into a gruesome horror show. The humans were the main attraction, and the gremlins seemed to be having a great time terrorizing them.
Billy knew they had to come up with a plan, and fast. As he and his friends gathered in the town square, they tried to brainstorm ideas. But the gremlin’s taunting laughter echoed through the empty streets, reminding them of their lack of progress.
Suddenly, a voice boomed from the darkness. “I have an idea.”
It was Mr. Wing, the old man who had sold Gizmo to Billy’s father. He had been watching the events unfold, and had finally decided to step in. “You must destroy them all,” he said in his thick accent. “But you must do it before midnight.”
“Why before midnight?” Billy asked.
“Because that’s when they will transform into something even more dangerous,” Mr. Wing replied.
Billy and his friends knew they had no choice but to trust Mr. Wing. He had been right about the rules of caring for Mogwai, after all. They quickly came up with a plan: they would lure the gremlins into the town square, where they would be trapped. Then, they would use the old church bell to create a high-pitched sound that would kill the gremlins.
It was risky, but it was their only hope. They set their plan into motion, gathering all the humans they could find and leading them to the town square. The gremlins followed, their twisted grins growing wider with every step.
As the humans huddled together, Billy and his friends made their way to the old church. They had to act fast, before the gremlins realized what was happening. They climbed the tower and prepared to ring the bell.
But just as they were about to ring it, they heard a scream from below. They looked out and saw that one of the gremlins had found its way into the tower. It was heading straight for them, its razor-sharp teeth bared.
Billy and his friends scrambled to find a way out, but it was too late. The gremlin had cornered them, and they were trapped. It advanced slowly, enjoying the fear in their eyes.
Just as it was about to strike, something strange happened. Gizmo burst out of Billy’s backpack, jumping between them and the gremlin. The gremlin froze, confused by the sight of the cute little Mogwai.
Gizmo had always been the exception. He wasn’t like the other Mogwai, never showing any inclination towards mischief or violence. And now, it seemed that his gentle nature had saved them all.
The gremlin hesitated, then turned and ran back down the tower. Billy and his friends were saved, and they knew that Gizmo had played a crucial role in their victory.
But the night wasn’t over yet. As they rang the church bell, the gremlins howled in pain, their bodies disintegrating in the high-pitched sound. The humans cheered, but Billy couldn’t help but feel a pang of sadness. He knew that Gizmo, the one who had started it all, had to be sacrificed as well.
As the last gremlin crumbled to dust, Mr. Wing appeared from the shadows. He took Gizmo from Billy’s hands and wrapped him up in a cloth. “He must go back to China,” he said. “It is for the best.”
Billy felt a sense of loss as he said goodbye to Gizmo. He knew that their adventure together had ended, but he would never forget the strange creature that had changed his life forever.
As the sun began to rise, Billy and his friends surveyed the wreckage around them. The town was in ruins, but they had survived. And they knew that they would always have a story to tell, one that was both terrifying and unforgettable.
Chapter 4: The Comedy of Errors
The gremlins continued their reign of terror in the small town. Billy and his friends had tried to fight back, but the gremlins were too numerous and too cunning. So, they instead decided to lay low and observe the gremlins’ behavior, hoping to find a weakness they could exploit.
As they watched the gremlins, they discovered that they were far from a serious threat. They were causing destruction and chaos, yes, but they were also doing it in the most ridiculous and comedic ways possible.
One night, Billy and his friends snuck into the movie theater where the gremlins were having a field day. The gremlins had taken over the projection room, and were using the equipment to play films at random and in inappropriate places. They were cackling and throwing popcorn at each other as they watched an old-fashioned Western on the screen.
Billy couldn’t help but chuckle at the ridiculousness of it all. “They’re like little kids,” he whispered to his friend Kate.
But their moment of amusement was short-lived when the projector suddenly broke down. The gremlins turned their attention to the chaos that was unfolding, and Billy and his friends realized they needed to escape before they were caught.
As they made their way out of the theater, they heard the sound of singing and dancing outside. They peeked around the corner and saw a group of gremlins in a circle, singing and clapping to their own makeshift song.
One gremlin had a guitar, and another was using a garbage can lid as a drum. They were completely mesmerized by the music they were creating, and Billy and his friends couldn’t help but be entertained by it too. They watched from a safe distance until the gremlins eventually got bored and moved on to their next activity.
As they continued to observe the gremlins, they noticed that they had a penchant for destruction, but also for creativity. They would turn everyday objects into instruments, or use props from movies in their antics. One gremlin was even wearing a pair of glasses stolen from an optometrist’s office, and was constantly looking for things to read.
Billy and his friends began to see the gremlins in a new light. They were still causing chaos, but they were doing it in a way that was almost harmless. They just wanted to have fun, and their idea of fun was more absurd than anything else.
But even with their newfound perspective, Billy and his friends knew they couldn’t let the gremlins continue to run wild. They had to find a way to stop them before anyone got hurt.
As they continued their observations, they noticed that the gremlins had a weakness for bright lights. This gave them an idea. They would rig up a trap using the town’s Christmas lights and lure the gremlins into it.
It was a risky plan, but they knew it was their best shot. As they prepared their trap, they couldn’t help but think about the last time they had underestimated the gremlins. They just hoped that this time, they had the upper hand.
The gremlins continued their antics in the town, causing chaos and destruction in their own unique way. As they did, Billy and his friends worked tirelessly to prepare their trap. They knew that if they could catch the gremlins off guard, they might just have a chance.
But would it be enough? Only time would tell.
Chapter 5: The Horror Show
The small town was now completely under siege by the gremlins. They had taken over the local tavern and turned it into a gruesome horror show, with humans as the main attraction. It was a sight that would haunt Billy and his friends for the rest of their lives.
As Billy and his friends approached the tavern, they could hear the screams and cries of the terrified patrons. The once cozy and inviting establishment was now dark and foreboding, with eerie music playing from inside.
Billy’s heart pounded in his chest as he entered the tavern, his friends close behind him. The scene that greeted them was one of pure horror. The gremlins had taken over the stage, where they were performing twisted acts for an audience of humans who were chained to their seats.
In one corner of the room, a gremlin was juggling human eyeballs, while another was performing a grotesque dance with a dismembered arm. A group of gremlins had set up a makeshift kitchen, where they were cooking and serving human body parts to their captive audience.
Billy and his friends were frozen with shock and disgust. How could these creatures be so cruel and twisted? It was as if they were reveling in their own depravity.
The gremlin in charge of the show spotted Billy and his friends and beckoned them over. It was a grotesque creature, with a twisted grin and a maniacal glint in its eye.
“Welcome, my human friends,” the gremlin said in a high-pitched, mocking voice. “I hope you’re enjoying the show.”
Billy gritted his teeth and stepped forward, his fists clenched. “This isn’t a show, you sick creature,” he spat. “You’re hurting innocent people.”
The gremlin cackled. “Oh, come now, Billy. It’s all just a bit of fun. We’re not hurting anyone who doesn’t want to be hurt.”
Billy’s blood boiled. How could this creature be so callous and cruel? He lunged forward, determined to put an end to the horror show once and for all.
The gremlins were quick and agile, and Billy found himself fighting a losing battle. They seemed to be too many, too strong, and too determined.
Just as all hope seemed lost, a figure emerged from the shadows. It was Gizmo, Billy’s loyal Mogwai, who had managed to escape from his captivity.
Gizmo had always been a peaceful and gentle creature, but now he was filled with a fierce determination to protect his human friends. He attacked the gremlins with all his might, using his small size and agility to his advantage.
Billy and his friends rallied behind Gizmo, fighting side by side with the Mogwai in a desperate bid to take down the gremlins once and for all.
The battle was brutal and intense, with punches thrown, teeth bared, and blood spilled. But in the end, Billy and his friends emerged victorious. The gremlins were defeated, and the horror show was no more.
As Billy looked around the tavern, he realized that he would never forget the horrors he had witnessed. But he would also never forget the bravery and loyalty of his friends, both human and Mogwai alike. Together, they had faced their darkest fears and emerged stronger on the other side.
Chapter 6: The Betrayal
Billy had always thought of Pete as one of his closest friends. They had grown up together in the small town of Kingston Falls and had been through everything together. But now, as the gremlin invasion continued to rampage through the town, Pete had turned his back on Billy and sided with the enemy.
It had all started when Billy and his group of friends had barricaded themselves inside a local diner, hoping to find a way to stop the gremlins. But as they huddled together, they heard a knock on the door.
Thinking it might be another survivor seeking refuge, Billy cautiously opened the door and was shocked to see Pete standing there, with a group of gremlins at his back.
“Pete, what are you doing?” Billy asked, his voice filled with confusion and anger.
“I’m sorry, Billy,” Pete replied, his voice barely above a whisper. “But the gremlins promised me power. They promised me I could rule this town with them. And I couldn’t resist.”
Billy couldn’t believe what he was hearing. How could his friend betray him and side with the creatures that were tearing their town apart? He felt a surge of anger rise within him, but he knew he had to keep his cool if he was going to survive this.
“We don’t have to do this, Pete,” Billy said, his voice low and pleading. “We can still stop the gremlins together. We can make things right.”
But Pete just shook his head, a cruel smile spreading across his face. “It’s too late for that, Billy. You should have joined us when you had the chance.”
And with that, Pete and the gremlins forced their way into the diner, overpowering Billy and his friends. They tied them up and left them there, helpless and at the mercy of the gremlins.
For days, Billy and his friends were held captive in the diner, forced to watch as the gremlins wreaked havoc across the town. Pete was always there, taunting them and reminding them of their helplessness.
But even in their darkest moments, Billy and his friends never lost hope. They knew they had to find a way to escape and stop the gremlins once and for all. And as they lay there, bound and battered, they began to hatch a plan.
It wasn’t easy. They had to wait for the perfect moment, when the gremlins were distracted and Pete’s guard was down. But finally, the moment arrived, and Billy and his friends made their move.
They fought their way out of the diner, using whatever weapons they could find to fend off the gremlins. And in the chaos, Billy managed to confront Pete, his former friend.
“Why did you do it, Pete?” Billy asked, his voice filled with sadness and anger. “Why did you betray us?”
Pete just shrugged, a look of indifference on his face. “It was worth it for the power. You should have joined us, Billy.”
But Billy knew that power wasn’t worth sacrificing his friends and his town. He knew that he had to stop the gremlins, no matter what the cost.
And so, with one final push, Billy and his friends managed to defeat the gremlins and save their town. It was a bittersweet victory, tinged with the betrayal of one of their own. But they knew that they had done the right thing, and that they would always be there for each other, no matter what.
Chapter 7: The Final Battle
As the sun began to set in the small town, Billy and his friends were preparing for the final battle against the horde of gremlins. They had spent hours gathering all the weapons they could find, from kitchen knives to homemade flamethrowers. They knew that they were vastly outnumbered, but they refused to give up without a fight.
The gremlins had taken over the town square, setting up a perimeter of traps and barricades to keep the humans out. Billy’s group knew that they would have to find a way to breach the defenses if they wanted any chance of defeating the gremlins.
As they approached the town square, they noticed that the gremlins had brought out their biggest weapon yet: a massive mechanical spider, piloted by the gremlin leader, Stripe. The spider was armed with multiple weapons, including lasers and flamethrowers, and it was clear that it would be nearly impossible to take down.
Billy’s group split up, each taking a different approach to attacking the gremlins. Billy and Kate, armed with a flamethrower and a crossbow, respectively, took to the rooftops, hoping to get a better vantage point on the spider. Meanwhile, Pete and his newfound gremlin allies were sneaking around the outskirts of the town square, looking for a way to get inside.
As Billy and Kate began firing on the spider, they quickly realized that their weapons were having little effect. The spider was durable and well-armored, and it seemed to be deflecting most of their attacks.
At the same time, Pete and the gremlins had managed to find a weak spot in the barricades and were making their way inside. Billy’s group knew that they had to act quickly before the gremlins could gain the upper hand.
With a sudden burst of inspiration, Billy came up with a plan. He quickly signaled to Kate, and they both began firing their weapons at the same spot on the spider’s armor. After several hits, they managed to create a small hole in the spider’s defenses, just big enough for one person to slip through.
Without hesitation, Billy volunteered to enter the spider and take out Stripe from the inside. He knew that it was a suicide mission, but he also knew that it was the only way to stop the gremlins once and for all.
As Billy crawled through the hole in the spider’s armor, he could hear the sounds of battle raging outside. The gremlins had realized what was happening and were trying their best to stop Billy from reaching Stripe.
After what felt like an eternity, Billy finally made it to the spider’s inner workings and found Stripe at the controls. Stripe was clearly surprised to see Billy, but he quickly recovered and began attacking him with all his weapons.
Despite the odds against him, Billy managed to dodge Stripe’s attacks and climb up to the controls. With one swift move, he managed to sabotage the spider’s engine, causing it to explode in a fiery blaze.
As the smoke cleared, Billy emerged from the wreckage, barely alive but victorious. The gremlins had been defeated, and the small town was safe once again.
As Billy’s group looked around at the destruction, they knew that it would take weeks, if not months, to rebuild. But they also knew that they had come out of the experience stronger and closer than ever before.
As they walked away from the town square, Billy turned to Kate and smiled. “I guess this was one Christmas we’ll never forget,” he said.
Kate laughed. “Yeah, I think that’s an understatement,” she replied.
And with that, Billy and his friends walked off into the sunset, ready for whatever adventures lay ahead.
Chapter 8: The Aftermath
The small town was in shambles. The gremlins’ destruction had left many homes and businesses in ruins. The few survivors that managed to make it out alive were left traumatized, struggling to process the events of the past few days. Billy and his friends were no exception.
As they walked through the town, they couldn’t help but feel a sense of guilt. They were the ones responsible for bringing Gizmo and his kind into their world. If it weren’t for their carelessness, none of this would have ever happened.
But they couldn’t dwell on their mistakes forever. They had to start rebuilding. Billy, Kate, and Mr. Wing all worked together to come up with a plan. They would restore the town to its former glory and make it an even better place to live.
The first step was to clean up the wreckage. Billy and his friends started with the Peltzer family store, which had been completely destroyed. They spent hours sifting through the rubble, salvaging anything they could. Billy even found Gizmo’s box, untouched and miraculously still intact.
As they continued their work, they noticed something strange. The gremlins’ bodies were nowhere to be found. It was as if they had all vanished into thin air. Billy and his friends couldn’t shake off the feeling that they were still out there somewhere, waiting to strike again.
Their fears were confirmed when they received an unexpected visit from Pete. He was battered and bruised, but alive. He had managed to escape from the gremlins and make his way back to town.
Pete had a message for Billy and his friends. The gremlins weren’t gone. They had retreated to an abandoned mansion on the outskirts of town, regrouping and planning their next move. They had a new leader, one that was smarter and more ruthless than any of the others.
Billy and his friends knew what they had to do. They had to finish what they started and put an end to the gremlins once and for all. They spent the next few days preparing for their assault on the mansion. They gathered weapons, made traps, and strategized their attack.
Finally, the day came. They approached the mansion with caution, ready to face whatever lay ahead. As they entered the mansion, they were met with a sight that left them speechless. The gremlins had transformed into something even more terrifying. They had mutated, becoming even more grotesque and monstrous.
The battle was intense and brutal, with both sides fighting for their lives. Billy and his friends managed to hold their own for a while, but they were quickly outnumbered. Just when it seemed like all hope was lost, Gizmo made a dramatic entrance.
He had managed to evade capture and make his way to the mansion. Armed with only a makeshift bow and arrow, he took down several gremlins with ease. The rest of the gremlins were so startled and confused by the sight of Gizmo fighting against them that they started to retreat.
The battle was won. Billy and his friends had saved the town once and for all. They made their way back home, exhausted but relieved. They knew that it would take time for the town to fully recover, but they were willing to put in the effort.
As the days turned into weeks, the town slowly but surely started to show signs of life again. New businesses opened up, homes were rebuilt, and the people of the town started to smile again. Billy, Kate, and Mr. Wing had become local heroes, celebrated for their bravery and tenacity.
But despite their triumph, Billy and his friends couldn’t help but feel a sense of sadness. Gizmo had to leave. It was time for him to return to his home, to the place where he truly belonged. As they said their goodbyes, Billy couldn’t help but feel a sense of gratitude towards the little creature that had brought so much chaos and joy into his life.
As Gizmo disappeared into the distance, Billy knew that he would never forget the events of that strange and terrifying Christmas. But he also knew that he was stronger for having gone through it. He had learned the value of responsibility, teamwork, and bravery. And he knew that he would never be the same again.
Some scenes from the movie Gremlins written by A.I.
-Billy Peltzer: A young man who receives a mysterious creature named Gizmo as a Christmas gift from his father.
-Gizmo: A cute and cuddly Mogwai creature that multiplies when wet and can transform into a violent gremlin.
-Mr. Wing: A stern old man who owns the store where Gizmo was purchased.
-Pete: Billy’s best friend.
-Kate: Billy’s crush and co-worker at the local tavern.
The story takes place in a small town during Christmas time. The town is quaint and charming, but it’s about to be turned upside down by the arrival of Gizmo and the gremlins.
[FADE IN: EXT. MAIN STREET – DAY]
Billy walks down the street, holding the box that contains Gizmo. He sees Pete walking towards him.
Pete: “What’s in the box, Billy?”
Billy: “It’s a present from my dad. Check it out.”
Pete opens the box and sees Gizmo.
Pete: “What is it?”
Billy: “It’s a Mogwai. They’re from China. You have to be careful with them.”
Billy: “Well, if you get them wet, they multiply. And if you feed them after midnight, they turn into gremlins.”
Pete: “Gremlins? That sounds awesome!”
Billy: “No, it’s not awesome. It’s dangerous. We have to follow the rules.”
INT. BILLY’S BEDROOM – DAY
Billy wakes up to find his room filled with several new Mogwai, all of them grinning mischievously.
He jumps out of bed and tries to corral them, but they’re too fast and agile for him.
Dad! Dad, come quick!
Rand comes rushing in, but by then the Mogwai have already escaped the room and are wreaking havoc throughout the house.
What the hell is going on?
I don’t know, I woke up and they were everywhere!
We need to catch them before they do any more damage.
They spend the next few minutes chasing the Mogwai around the house, trying to catch them. Every time they think they have one, it manages to slip away.
This is insane!
We need to figure out what’s going on with these things.
But how? We don’t even know where they came from.
Just then, the phone rings.
I’ll get it.
He answers the phone.
VOICE ON PHONE
Is this the Peltzer residence?
Yes, it is.
VOICE ON PHONE
This is Mr. Wing. I am the owner of the Mogwai you have in your possession.
VOICE ON PHONE
I trust they have been well taken care of?
Well, we’ve had a bit of a problem…
The camera follows the two as Mr. Wing’s voice drifts off into the background.
EXT. SMALL TOWN – DAY
The gremlins are running wild in the streets, causing chaos and destruction. Billy and his friends, Kate and Murray, attempt to fight back with whatever weapons they can find, but the gremlins are too fast and too numerous.
BILLY: We have to do something! We can’t let them destroy the whole town!
KATE: I have an idea. There’s a water tower on the edge of town. If we can lure them there, we can take them out all at once.
MURRAY: Are you crazy? There’s too many of them! We’ll never make it!
BILLY: She’s right. It’s our only chance.
The group quickly comes up with a plan and sets out to lure the gremlins to the water tower.
INT. WATER TOWER – DAY
The group sets up a trap and waits for the horde of gremlins to arrive.
BILLY: (whispering) Here they come. Get ready.
The gremlins arrive in a flurry of chaos, but the group is able to trap them inside the water tower.
MURRAY: Now what?
KATE: We need to electrocute them. It’s the only way to kill them all at once.
BILLY: How are we supposed to do that?
KATE: I have an idea.
Kate quickly sets to work, rigging up a system of wires and cables that will electrocute the water tower.
KATE: Okay, I’m ready. Get ready to flip the switch.
The group braces themselves as they prepare to flip the switch.
BILLY: (to Murray) You ready for this?
MURRAY: (nervously) No, but let’s do it anyway.
The group flips the switch, and there’s a blinding flash of light as the water tower is electrocuted. When the group emerges from the tower, they find that all the gremlins have been eliminated.
KATE: (breathlessly) It worked! We did it!
BILLY: (smiling) Yeah, we did.
MURRAY: (grinning) That was insane! We make a pretty good team.
The group looks around at the destruction around them, but there’s a sense of relief that the gremlin threat has finally been neutralized.
Billy Peltzer – Protagonist
Gizmo – Mogwai pet
Kate – Billy’s love interest
Pete – Billy’s friend-turned-traitor
Stripe – Leader of the gremlins
Small town in the Midwest, USA
INT. MOVIE THEATER – NIGHT
Gremlins are running amok in the theater, throwing popcorn and causing chaos. Billy and Kate are hiding in the projection booth.
I can’t believe this is happening. This was supposed to be a fun night out.
I know, this is crazy. We have to find a way out of here.
Suddenly, a group of gremlins bursts into the projection booth, laughing and throwing film reels around.
Hey, look who we found up here!
Hey, get out of here!
The gremlins attack Billy, but he manages to fight them off, knocking one out with a nearby film reel.
We have to get out of here now!
They make a run for the exit, but are blocked by Pete, who is holding a gremlin in his arms.
(looking at Billy and Kate)
You guys should join us. It’s so much fun!
What the hell are you doing, Pete?
I’m just having a good time. You should try it.
We have to go. Now.
The gremlins approach, led by Stripe, their leader.
(looking at Billy and Kate)
Ah, the humans. Ready to join the party?
(shaking his head)
We’ll never join you. We’ll fight you until the end.
Very well. Let’s see if you can handle the next act.
The gremlins attack Billy and Kate, and a fierce battle ensues. Billy manages to knock Stripe off his feet, and the gremlins start to retreat.
We did it!
Suddenly, Pete grabs Kate and holds her at knifepoint.
Not so fast.
Billy tries to reason with Pete, but he’s too far gone. Suddenly, Gizmo appears, and jumps onto Pete’s face, causing him to drop the knife. Billy grabs the knife and holds it up to Pete.
You’re done, Pete.
Pete runs off, and the group is left standing in the ruined theater.
That was insane. I never want to go through that again.
At least we made it out alive.
Gizmo jumps onto Billy’s shoulder, and they all make their way out of the theater.
Setting: Small town of Kingston
Characters: Billy Peltzer, Kate Beringer, Gizmo, Stripe, the gremlins
Billy: “These things are out of control, we have to do something!”
Kate: “I know, but what can we do? They’re destroying everything in their path.”
Gizmo: (Chattering in fear)
Stripe: (Cackling with glee)
The gremlins have taken over the local tavern, turning it into a gruesome horror show. The humans are trapped inside, and the gremlins are using them as entertainment. Billy, Kate, and Gizmo watch from a safe distance, horrified at what they’re seeing.
Kate: “We have to do something, Billy. We can’t just sit here and watch this.”
Billy: “I know, but we need a plan. They outnumber us, and they’re armed with weapons.”
Gizmo: (Chattering in agreement)
Suddenly, they hear a commotion coming from inside the tavern. They see a human being dragged out by a group of gremlins, and they know they have to act fast.
Billy: “Okay, here’s what we’ll do. Kate, you distract them from the front, I’ll sneak in from the back and try to take them out from behind.”
Kate nods in agreement, and they put their plan into action. Kate runs to the front of the tavern, shouting and waving her arms to get the gremlins’ attention. Meanwhile, Billy sneaks in through the back door, armed with a makeshift weapon.
He sees the gremlins surrounding a group of humans, who are cowering in fear. He takes a deep breath and charges at them, swinging his weapon with all his might. The gremlins turn to face him, snarling and hissing.
Billy fights off the gremlins one by one, dodging their attacks and striking them down with his weapon. Kate provides backup from the front, throwing objects at the gremlins and distracting them from Billy’s attacks.
Finally, Stripe, the leader of the gremlins, emerges from the chaos. He’s armed with a more advanced weapon, and he’s determined to take down Billy.
Billy and Stripe engage in a fierce battle, each determined to come out on top. The other gremlins watch from a safe distance, waiting to see who will emerge victorious.
In the end, Billy manages to defeat Stripe, but not without sustaining serious injuries himself. Kate rushes to his side, and they look around at the destruction that surrounds them.
Kate: “We did it. We stopped them.”
Billy: (Groans in pain) “Yeah, but at what cost?”
Gizmo: (Chattering in sorrow)
The group takes a moment to mourn their losses, but they know there’s still more work to be done. They gather their strength and prepare to take on the rest of the gremlins, determined to save their town from further destruction.
Stripe (The leader of the Gremlins)
Small town – at the local tavern
Scene 6: The Betrayal
INT. TAVERN – NIGHT
Billy, Gizmo and their friends sit at a table, staring at the chaos unfolding around them. The gremlins have taken over the tavern, smashing bottles and glasses, and terrorizing the customers.
Billy: “We have to do something. We can’t let them get away with this.”
Pete enters the room, grinning widely as he approaches Billy’s table.
Pete: “Hey guys, what’s going on? Having a little trouble with your furry friends?”
Billy: “What are you doing here, Pete? You’re supposed to be helping us stop this.”
Pete: “I changed my mind. These gremlins are too much fun to pass up. Plus, they promised to make me their king.”
Billy is shocked and hurt by Pete’s betrayal.
Billy: “How could you do this, Pete? Don’t you care about this town and the people in it?”
Pete: “Oh, lighten up, Billy. It’s all in good fun. Besides, who says the gremlins won’t spare us if we show them a good time?”
Stripe, the leader of the gremlins, enters the room and approaches the group.
Stripe: “Ah, Pete. Our new ally. I see you’ve brought us some more humans to play with.”
Pete laughs and high-fives Stripe.
Stripe: “You see, Billy? Your friend understands the fun of destruction. You should join us too. It’s much more entertaining than trying to stop us.”
Billy shakes his head in disbelief.
Billy: “I’ll never join you. I’ll never let you destroy this town.”
Stripe shrugs and signals to the gremlins around him.
Stripe: “Suit yourself. Boys, let’s show Billy and his friends what fun really looks like.”
The gremlins charge towards Billy and his group, ready to attack.
Gizmo jumps onto Billy’s shoulder and begins to whistle loudly. Suddenly, bright lights fill the room, blinding the gremlins. When the lights fade, the gremlins are gone, leaving only broken bottles and furniture in their wake.
Billy thanks Gizmo for saving them, but he can’t help feeling betrayed by Pete’s actions.
The group leaves the tavern, unsure of what the gremlins will do next.
EXT. SMALL TOWN – DAY
The small town is in shambles. Buildings are on fire, cars are overturned, and gremlins run amok. Billy and his friends are armed with makeshift weapons and are ready for the final showdown.
(to his friends)
Alright guys, this is it. We take out the queen, and the rest of them should disintegrate.
But where is the queen?
She’s in the old abandoned mansion on the outskirts of town.
How do you know that?
I’ve been helping them out. They promised me power and money.
You betrayed us, Pete!
It’s too late now, Billy. You should have joined us when you had the chance.
Billy and his friends charge towards the mansion, fighting off gremlins left and right. They make their way to the throne room, where the queen gremlin sits on her throne, surrounded by her minions.
(to the queen)
Your reign of terror ends here!
You puny humans think you can defeat me? I am invincible!
The battle begins. Billy and his friends are outnumbered, but they fight with all their might. The queen gremlin is powerful, but they manage to chip away at her defenses.
(to his friends)
We need to aim for her heart. That’s where she’s vulnerable!
They charge at the queen, dodging her attacks and slicing through her minions. Billy lands a critical blow, piercing the queen’s heart.
The queen disintegrates into a pile of goo, and the rest of the gremlins follow suit. The town is safe again.
(to his friends)
We did it! We saved the town!
You were amazing!
You may have won this battle, but the war is far from over.
Pete runs away, leaving Billy and his friends to clean up the mess.
FADE TO BLACK.