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

This feature-length spin-off of the popular television horror anthology is directed by John Harrison, who directed many episodes of the television series. The film consists of four grisly and gruesome horror teasers. "The Wraparound… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 25, 2001
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Harrison never quite transcends the inherently limited format.

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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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Film4

All rather unpleasant and not for the squeamish.

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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.

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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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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

A disappointment, but not a complete waste of time.

Richard Harrington
Washington Post

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

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Dull, derivative horror anthology.

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Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

A Creepshow ripoff that wallows in the fact.


Flixster Audience Score: 45% 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 Verser
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
Dr Blood  
The best of the three tales is Conan Doyle's "Lot 249" but all three are entertaining enough though not overly scary.

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