Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

Starring: Christian Slater & Deborah Harry Director: John Harrison  Rated: R: Restricted
From the depths of four twisted minds.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Paramount Catalog
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Commentary by Director John Harrison and Screenwriter George A. Romero
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  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 05/05/1990
"...Savvier than the horror norm....It's fun..."

Product Description:

George Romero's (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD) popular television series becomes a feature film, with some help from Stephen King and Michael McDowell (screenwriter of BEETLEJUICE), in the form of three chilling tales with a connecting story. In "Lot 249" is a college student (Christian Slater) is menaced by a mummy. "Cat From Hell" finds the millionaire owner of the titular feline hiring a hitman to kill the pet. Finally, in "Lover's Vow" an artist suffers severe retribution after taking a vow of silence after witnessing the murder of a friend.

Plot Synopsis:

Film version of the popular television series, "Tale from the Darkside: The Movie" consists of three different episodes: "Lot 249" inspired from a story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "Cat from Hell" taken from a Stephen King story, and "Lover's Vow."

Plot Keywords:

Anthology | Mummies | Short Stories

Production Notes:

  • Shot in Yonkers and New York City.
  • Color by Technicolor.
  • Additional cast for "Lot 249": Robert Sedgwick (Lee); Donald Van Horn (Moving Man); Michael Deak (Mummy); George Guidall (Museum Director); and Ralph Marrero (Cabbie).
  • Additional cast for "Cat from Hell": "Paul Greeno (Cabbie); Delores Sutton (Amanda); and Mark Margolis (Gage).
  • Additional cast from "Lover's Vow": Ashton Wise (Jer); Philip Lenkowsky (Maddon); Joe DaBenigno (Cop #1); Larry Silvestri (Cop #2); Donna Davidge (Gallery Patron); Nicole Leach (Margaret); and Daniel Harrison (John).
  • Additional credits: Dick Smith (makeup effects consultant) and Ernest Farino (visual effects for episode "Lover's Vow").
  • Copyright 1990.

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  • UPC: 883929312542
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