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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

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93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A young boy tells three stories of horror to distract a witch who plans to eat him.
Writers
Michael McDowell (segments: Lover's Vow) (screenplay) (segments: Lot 249) | Arthur Conan Doyle (short story "Lot 249") (segments: Lot 249) | Stephen King (short story) (segments: Cat From Hell) | George A. Romero (screenplay) (segments: Cat From Hell)
Composers
John Harrison (segments: Lover's Vow) | Chaz Jankel (segments: Cat from Hell) | Jim Manzie (segments: Lot 249) | Pat Regan (segments: Lot 249) | Donald Rubinstein (segments: Wraparound Story) (as Donald A. Rubinstein)
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Budget
$3,500,000
Opening weekend
$5,028,096
Gross (US & Canada)
$16,324,573
Gross (World)
$16,324,573
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Release date
May 4, 1990 (United States)
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28 cast members
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Debbie Harry
Betty (wraparound story) (as Deborah Harry) Betty (wraparound story) (as Deborah Harry)   See fewer
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David Forrester
Priest (wraparound story) Priest (wraparound story)   See fewer
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Matthew Lawrence
Timmy (wraparound story) Timmy (wraparound story)   See fewer
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Christian Slater
Andy (segment "Lot 249") Andy (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Robert Sedgwick
Lee (segment "Lot 249") Lee (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Steve Buscemi
Bellingham (segment "Lot 249") Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Donald Van Horn
Moving Man (segment "Lot 249") Moving Man (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Michael Deak
Mummy (segment "Lot 249") Mummy (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Julianne Moore
Susan (segment "Lot 249") Susan (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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George Guidall
Museum Director (segment "Lot 249") Museum Director (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Kathleen Chalfant
Dean (segment "Lot 249") Dean (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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Ralph Marrero
Cabbie (segment "Lot 249") Cabbie (segment "Lot 249")   See fewer
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David Johansen
Halston (segment "Cat From Hell") Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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Paul Greeno
Cabbie (segment "Cat From Hell") Cabbie (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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William Hickey
Drogan (segment "Cat From Hell") Drogan (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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Alice Drummond
Carolyn (segment "Cat From Hell") Carolyn (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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Dolores Sutton
Amanda (segment "Cat From Hell") Amanda (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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Mark Margolis
Gage (segment "Cat From Hell") Gage (segment "Cat From Hell")   See fewer
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James Remar
Preston (segment "Lover's Vow") Preston (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Ashton Wise
Jer (segment "Lover's Vow") Jer (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Philip Lenkowsky
Maddox (segment "Lover's Vow") Maddox (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Robert Klein
Wyatt (segment "Lover's Vow") Wyatt (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Rae Dawn Chong
Carola (segment "Lover's Vow") Carola (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Joe Dabenigno
Cop #1 (segment "Lover's Vow") Cop #1 (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Larry Silvestri
Cop #2 (segment "Lover's Vow") Cop #2 (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Donna Davidge
Gallery Patron (segment "Lover's Vow") Gallery Patron (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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Nicolle Rochelle
Margaret (segment "Lover's Vow") (as Nicole Leach) Margaret (segment "Lover's Vow") (as Nicole Leach)   See fewer
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Daniel Harrison
John (segment "Lover's Vow") John (segment "Lover's Vow")   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 13,185 votes