Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Four short horror stories from the "masters" in the field. A mummy terrorizes a college dorm. A hitman tries to kill a supernatural cat. A man is haunted by his visions of a gargoyle, and a little boy tries to keep from being… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: May 4, 1990
DVD Release Date: September 25, 2001
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Odie Henderson
House Next Door

Privilege is also a crime in Cat from Hell, which once again pits the rich against a supernatural force for whom money holds no currency.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

This is just another miss along the lines of Creepshow and Twilight Zone: The Movie.

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Matt Brunson
Film Frenzy

A lesser entry in the annals of cinematic horror anthologies.

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Time Out

Harrison never quite transcends the inherently limited format.

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Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

A competent, consistent horror anthology.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Horror fans-particularly those who enjoy the Tales From the Darkside TV show-should be content with this two-out-of-three.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

hanks to casting that is savvier than the horror norm, and to direction by John Harrison that is workmanlike and sometimes even witty, at least it's fun.

David Bax
Battleship Pretension

All three stories are well-realized and fun, with a knowing use of wipe transitions and other gleefully arch visual tricks; only the wraparound threatens to become a little too self-aware.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Suffers from being a very grim and bleak anthology film with a narrative structure that never lives up to the innovation of "Creepshow."

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
The alternative (competitor?) to the Twilight Zone movie but not quite in the same league in my opinion. The film consists of three stories within a wrap around… More
Aj V
In the tradition of movies like Twilight Zone the movie and Creepshow, comes another anthology horror movie based on the TV show Tales from the Dark Side. This… More
Tim Salmons
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (also known as the unofficial Creepshow 3 by its creators) is a worthy anthology film with both class and style. The stories… More
Cassandra Maples
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie starts with an ordinary looking woman named Betty (Deborah Harry) driving home, once there it is revealed that she is keeping… More
Alex roy
Tales from the Dark side: The Movie is according to Tom Savini, the real sequel to Creepshow. I read that somewhere can't be sure. The result of Tales from… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Three enjoyable tales. Sometimes thought of as "The un-official Creepshow 3", it had three quality stories, or four if you count the framing story… More

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