While on vacation, a widower and his kids suffer car trouble near a town that has been menaced by a plague of tiny alien killers. One of them manages to stow away in the family’s car, and the critters are soon unleashed in their apartment building.
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While "Critters 3" lacks the more sophisticated puppetry and effects of part two, in Kristine Peterson it gains a director who understands the core appeal of the "Critters" concept: quirky characters reacting semi-realistically to a horde of razor-toothed space porcupines who want to have them for lunch. The interludes wherein the Critters behave mischievously and drink dishwashing soap provide welcome comic relief.
The main protagonists are semi-orphaned kids from broken families or people with existential problems but still, their spirits remain strong which makes one likeable characters. Other than that, the design of the critters is the most impressive in this one and it doesn't shy to embrace more comedy than previous two installments. Which makes one more sequel that is a pure joyride and silly entertainment for everyone.