Tales of Terror
Tales of Terror (1962)

Roger Corman's Tales of Terror stars Vincent Price in a trio of short stories, liberally adapted by Richard Matheson from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The film gets off to a rousing start with "Morella," in which Price's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

"The Black Cat" is the best story in the trilogy, a humorous tale that benefits from some unique technical tricks, a nifty twist ending and especially a wonderful performance by Peter Lorre.

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Cole Smithey

[VIDEO] Roger Corman's status as a reliable creator of pulpy low-budget horror movies was firmly established by 1962, when he made "Tales of Terror."

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Não deixa de ser problemático que o mais eficaz dos episódios seja justamente aquele que carregue no humor (e, por sinal, Price e Lorre estão divertidíssimos em suas cenas conjuntas).

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Quite fun, and Vincent Price is terrific in his three roles.

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Steve Biodrowski

A lavish-looking, stylish piece of work.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Fun scares with Vincent Price and Peter Lorre via Roger Corman.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

An irreproachable one-stop shop for somebody looking to have a undemanding night with a CinemaScope Gothic shocker.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film should appeal to fans of the weird and those with a campy sense of humor more than those who are more serious about drama and Poe.

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Michael H. Price
Fort Worth Business Press

Among the least of the Corman-Price Poe pictures, but rendered imperishable by its hilarious/horrific wine-tasting scene between Peter Lorre and Vincent Price.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An uneven anthology of Poe stories in which the finest one is unfortunately the one that goes for the laughs, but at least Price and Lorre are really funny… More
Aj V
This is a very good anthology horror movie staring some of the great horror actors of the sixties. The stories are cool and the movie is pretty scary and… More
Phil Hubbs
Don't you just love these old kooky horror pictures, look at this cast! Vincent Price, Peter Lorre and Basil Rathbone, three ghoulish tales with three epic… More
Devon Bott
I felt several emotions while watching Tales of Terror. Terror, however was not one of them. It's quite a comical bastardization of E. A. Poe's… More
Christopher Heim
A review of each segment. Morella: The most bitter and moody of the three segments. A pretty heart-breaking story of the shattered relationship between a… More
Greg S
Vincent Price stars in three adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe stories, joined for the last two by horror icons Peter Lorre and Basil Rathbone. Mildly creepy in a… More