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Creepshow (1982)
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Creepshow (1982) Cult classic anthology from two of horrors big wigs, Romero and Stephen King, the film contains 5 sections, held together with 50's style comic images. A murdered man returns from the grave demanding his Father's Day cake and death ensues, a meteor's space ooze causes anything and anyone that comes in contact with it to grow (special appearance by Stephen King himself), a scheming vengeful husband buries his wife and her lover in sand to await death at high tide, a professor selects his nagging negative wife to become a tasty snack for a strange crated creature, and finally, a mean ole millionaire with an intense insect phobia becomes the prey of an army of cockroaches.

Movie Tagline:
The Most Fun You'll Ever Have... BEING SCARED!

Title: Creepshow
Release Date: November 10, 1982
Runtime: 120 mins
Genre: Animation
All Genres: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby
IMDB Rating: 6.5
Buried.com Rating: 7.5 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With C

MPAA Rating: R

George A. Romero

Hal Holbrook ...Henry Northrup (segment The Crate)
Adrienne Barbeau ...Wilma Northrup (segment The Crate)
Fritz Weaver ...Dexter Stanley (segment The Crate)
Leslie Nielsen ...Richard Vickers (segment Something To Tide you...
Carrie Nye ...Sylvia Grantham (segment Father's Day)
E.G. Marshall ...Upson Pratt (segment They're Creeping Up On you)...
Viveca Lindfors ...Aunt Bedelia (segment Father's Day)
Ed Harris ...Hank Blaine (segment Father's Day)
Ted Danson ...Harry Wentworth (segment Something To Tide you...
Stephen King ...Jordy Verrill (segment The Lonesome Death of...
Warner Shook ...Richard Grantham (segment Father's Day)
Robert Harper ...Charlie Gereson (segment The Crate)
Elizabeth Regan ...Cass Blaine (segment Father's Day)
Gaylen Ross ...Becky Vickers (segment Something To Tide you...
Jon Lormer ...Nathan Grantham (segment Father's Day)
Don Keefer ...Mike the Janitor (segment The Crate)
Bingo O'Malley ...Jordy's Dad / Cameos (segment The Lonesome Death...
John Amplas ...Nathan's Corpse (segment Father's Day)
David Early ...White (segment They're Creeping Up On you)
Nann Mogg ...Mrs. Danvers (segment Father's Day)
Iva Jean Saraceni ...Billy's Mother (segments Prologue / Epilogue)
Joe Hill ...Billy (segments Prologue / Epilogue) (as Joe...
Christine Forrest ...Tabitha Raymond (segment The Crate)
Chuck Aber ...Richard Raymond (segment The Crate)
Cletus Anderson ...Host (segment The Crate)
Katie Karlovitz ...Maid (segment The Crate)
Peter Messer ...yarbro (segment Father's Day)
Marty Schiff ...Garbage Man #1 (segment Epilogue)
Tom Savini ...Garbage Man #2 (segment Epilogue)
Tom Atkins ...Stan (segments Prologue / Epilogue)

» [more cast members]

Salah M. Hassanein
Richard P. Rubinstein
David E. Vogel

Stephen King
Stephen King

John Harrison

More Movie Taglines:
  • The Most Fun You'll Ever Have... BEING SCARED!
  • From the Masters of Terror and the Macabre... (George A. Romero & Stephen King) [UK Cinema Poster]
  • Five Jolting Tales of Horror!
  • Jolting Tales of Horror!
Movie Quote(s):
  • Jordy Verrill: Meteor shit!
  • Jordy: That's a meteor. I'll be dipped in shit if that ain't a meteor!
  • Nathan Grantham: [beginning of a flashback sequence] Where's... my cake? I... want... my... cake! Where's my cake, Bedelia? Where's my Father's Day cake? I want my cake you dirty BITCH! I'm going to have it! Nathan Grantham: [Nathan clacking his cane, bellowing] BEDELIA! It's Father's Day! Where's my cake? You promised me my cake! Bedelia, I'm your father and you're supposed to be taking care of me! Bedelia Grantham: [distressed, almost driven to the point of madness] I DON'T HEAR YOU! I SAID I DON'T HEAR YOU! Nathan Grantham: BEDELIA, YOU BITCH! What do you think I've got you here for? You're just like all the others - you're nothing but a bunch of VULTURES! [Bedelia is in a highly distressed state, almost driven to the point of madness now] Nathan Grantham: [still clacking his cane, the clacking sound has been slowly intensifying] BEDELIA! WHERE'S MY FATHER'S DAY CAKE? Bedelia Grantham: [Bedelia picks up the marble ashtray and lifts it above her head, her father looking up at her in terror] HAPPY FATHER'S DAY! Bedelia Grantham: [Bedelia bashes her father's head in with the marble ashtray, killing him instantly] .
  • Charlie Gereson: [Professor Stanley tells Charlie about the creature in the crate] Pretty far out, Professor Stanley... Professor Dexter Stanley: It's true! It's true - I swear it's true! We got to get Campus Security... Charlie Gereson: [Charlie cuts him off] Campus Security's no good! If I'm having trouble swallowing this one, what the fuck are THEY going to think? Professor Dexter Stanley: [calming down] ... I don't know... what they'd think... Charlie Gereson: They'd think you'd been off on a hell of a toot. No, they'd think we'd BOTH been off on a hell of a toot, and got to seeing Tasmanian devils instead of pink elephants. Charlie Gereson: [Charlie decides to go downstairs to investigate] I think I'll just go down and see how the land lays... Professor Dexter Stanley: [in a panic] It may be OUT! Charlie Gereson: [complacent] Oh, I uh - I doubt that. Professor Dexter Stanley: CHARLIE! Charlie Gereson: Be right back, Professor Stanley!
  • Wilma Northrup: I mean, some of these so-called academics make the shark in "Jaws" look like fuckin' Flipper!
Movie Trivia:
  • Stephen King carried a toy figure of the character "Greedo" from Star Wars (1977) on the "Creepshow" set for good luck.
  • Cameo: [Joe Hill] (son of Stephen King) The young boy featured in the beginning of the film (avid reader and collector of "Creepshow" comic books).
  • Rice Krispies were used as maggots on the corpse's eyes in the first story, "Father's Day". In addition, real maggots were also utilized.
  • The marble ashtray (which plays a major role in Creepshow's first story, "Father's Day") is featured in all five of the film's stories if you look closely.
  • The wrestling match Jordy Verrill is watching on TV in the second segment, "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill", was being called by Vince McMahon (Chairman of the WWF - now WWE). The wrestlers in the ring were then-current WWF Champion Bob Backlund and The Samoan No. 1.
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