Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

  1. George A. Romero


  2. Stephen King


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook

    Henry Northrup (segment "The Crate")

  2. Adrienne Barbeau

    Adrienne Barbeau

    Wilma Northrup (segment "The Crate")

  3. Fritz Weaver

    Fritz Weaver

    Dexter Stanley (segment "The Crate")

  4. Leslie Nielsen

    Leslie Nielsen

    Richard Vickers (segment "Something To Tide You Over")

  5. Carrie Nye

    Sylvia Grantham

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 12, 1982


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $21,028,755.00



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