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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

R 05/04/1990 (US) ThrillerComedyFantasyHorror 1h 33m

From the depths of four twisted minds.


The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses a bizarre killing and promises never to tell what he saw and the "in-between" bit is the story of a woman preparing to cook her newspaper boy for supper.

  1. John Harrison


  2. George A. Romero


  3. Michael McDowell


  4. Stephen King


  5. Arthur Conan Doyle


Top Billed Cast

  1. Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry

    Betty (wraparound story)

  2. Matthew Lawrence

    Matthew Lawrence

    Timmy (wraparound story)

  3. Christian Slater

    Christian Slater

    Andy (segment "Lot 249")

  4. Steve Buscemi

    Steve Buscemi

    Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")

  5. Julianne Moore

    Julianne Moore

    Susan (segment "Lot 249")

  6. Robert Sedgwick

    Robert Sedgwick

    Lee (segment "Lot 249")

  7. David Johansen

    Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")

  8. William Hickey

    William Hickey

    Drogan (segment "Cat From Hell")

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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $3,500,000.00

Revenue $16,324,573.00


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