Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

From the depths of four twisted minds.

Genres: Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1990-05-03
Run time: 93 minute / 1:33
Budget: $3,500,000
Revenue: $16,324,573
Director: John Harrison
Writers: Michael McDowell, George A. Romero.
Production Companies : Paramount, Laurel Productions, Darkside Movie, Laurel Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America


Debbie Harry
as Betty (wraparound story)
Matthew Lawrence
as Timmy (wraparound story)
Christian Slater
as Andy (segment "Lot 249")
Steve Buscemi
as Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")
Julianne Moore
as Susan (segment "Lot 249")
Robert Sedgwick
as Lee (segment "Lot 249")
David Johansen
as Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")
William Hickey
as Drogan (segment "Cat From Hell")
Alice Drummond
as Carolyn (segment "Cat From Hell")
Dolores Sutton
as Amanda (segment "Cat From Hell")
James Remar
as Preston (segment "Lover's Vow")
Rae Dawn Chong
as Carola (segment "Lover's Vow")
Robert Klein
as Wyatt (segment "Lover's Vow")
Ashton Wise
as Jer (segment "Lover's Vow")
Kathleen Chalfant
as Dean (segment "Lot 249")
Michael Deak
as Mummy (segment "Lot 249")
George Guidall
as Museum Director (segment "Lot 249")
Ralph Marrero
as Cabbie (segment "Lot 249")
Philip Lenkowsky
as Maddox (segment "Lover's Vow")
Nicole Leach
as Margaret (segment "Lover's Vow")
Donna Davidge
as Gallery Patron (segment "Lover's Vow")
Arthur Conan Doyle Story
Michael McDowell Screenplay
Stephen King Story
George A. Romero Screenplay

John Harrison Director

Mitchell Galin Producer
Brian Chavanne Casting
Julie Mossberg Casting

Harry B. Miller III Editor

Ruth Ammon Production Design

Robert Draper Director of Photography

David R. Kappes Co-Producer
Richard P. Rubinstein Producer

Jocelyne Beaudoin Art Direction

Edgard Mourino Stunt Coordinator

John Harrison Original Music Composer
Chaz Jankel Original Music Composer
Jim Manzie Original Music Composer
Pat Regan Original Music Composer
Donald Rubinstein Original Music Composer

Howard Berger Makeup Effects
Robert Kurtzman Makeup Effects
Gregory Nicotero Makeup Effects

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