An uneven effort from GREMLINS director Joe Dante, this black comedy is often hilarious, but is betrayed by an ending forced on Dante by the film's producers. Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) is a family man taking a week's vacation at home in the suburbs. Ray's week off is disrupted, however,
when his chubby neighbor, Art Weingartner (Rick Ducommun), begins to suspect that the new family in the neighborhood, a weird bunch of Eastern Europeans named the Klopeks, may be satanists conducting grisly rites in their new home. Sucked into Art's obsession, Ray and gung-ho Vietnam vet Mark
Rumsfield (Bruce Dern) join him in spying on the Klopeks. They pay a visit to the Klopek hou...