Tales From the Hood
Tales From the Hood (1995)

Boyz N the Hood meets Tales from the Crypt in this alternately horrific, funny, and socially conscious anthology film. The four grim vignettes are framed by the tale of three street hoods who break into Mr. Simm's inner-city funeral… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 21, 2001
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

[This] predictably trite Tales isn't very scary.

Michael Dequina

Both fails to be the witty satire that it was promoted as being and the serious scarefest it actually aspires to be.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Decent concept. Poor execution.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

E.C. Comics-style horror films are the LAST place one should attempt serious social commentary.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

As uneven as anthology films often are, but occasionally good, goofy fun.

Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The stories do get better as they go along, though all of them will seem overly familiar to fans of the genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Mr. Simms: This ain't no funeral home! It ain't the Terror Dome, neither! Welcome to Hell, motherfuckers!  "Where nightmares and reality meet on… More
Sarah Prisbylla
This film tries for an overall moral lesson while also trying to be a cool horror film. It, unfortunately, doesn't succeed and just comes off as cheesy.
Cassandra Maples
I'm not going to add much, since most has been said already. I just wanted to state that I really enjoyed this movie. It not only pays a good homage to the… More
Eduardo C
Despite poor writing, uneven direction, an overabundance of ridiculous heavy handed symbolism and awkward performances, "Tales from the Hood" is not… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A great anthology of African American based horror tales. The Framing Story was a group of drug dealers visiting a funeral home and getting the stories… More