The gate
(Blu-ray disc) 

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Takacs, Tibor, 1954- film director.
Nankin, Michael, screenwriter.
Kemeny, John, film producer.
Dorff, Stephen, 1973- actor.
Tripp, Louis, 1973- actor.
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2017].
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1 Blu-ray (approximately 85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
MPA rating: PG-13.
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
General Note
Wide screen (1.85:1).
General Note
Special features: Audio commentary with director Tibor Takacs, writer Michael Nankin, and special effects designer & supervisor Randall William Cook; Audio commentary with special effects designer & supervisor Randall William Cook, special make-up effects artist Craig Reardon, special effects artist Frank Carere, and matte photographer Bill Taylor; Isolated score and audio interview with composers Michael Hoenig and J. Peter Robinson; The Gate: Unlocked; Minion maker; From Hell it came; The workman speaks!; Made in Canada; From Hell: The creatures & demons of The Gate; The gatekeepers; Making of The Gate; Trailers; TV spot; Storyboard gallery; Behind the scenes gallery.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Thomas Vamos ; editor, Rit Wallis ; music, Michael Hoenig, J. Peter Robinson ; production designer, William Beeton.
Stephen Dorff, Louis Tripp, Christa Denton, Kelly Rowan, Jennifer Irwin, Deborah Grover, Scott Denton, Ingrid Veninger.
After an old tree is removed from the ground, three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from the hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the three kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that is literally taking over the Earth.
Target Audience
MPA rating: PG-13.
System Details
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; region A; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo; requires Blu-ray player.
In English with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Takacs, T., Nankin, M., Kemeny, J., Dorff, S., Tripp, L., Denton, C., Rowan, K., Irwin, J., Grover, D., Denton, S., Veninger, I., Vámos, T., Wallis, R., Hoenig, M., Robinson, J. P., & Beeton, W. (2017). The gate . Lionsgate.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tibor Takacs et al.. 2017. The Gate. Santa Monica, California: Lionsgate.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tibor Takacs et al.. The Gate Santa Monica, California: Lionsgate, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Takacs, Tibor, et al. The Gate Lionsgate, 2017.

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