Tales From the Hood
Tales From the Hood (1995)

When a trio of young criminals break into a funeral home searching for a stash of drugs, they instead find themselves face to face with a creepy mortician, who tells them four separate stories of terror. This anthology film attempts a… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: May 24, 1995
DVD Release Date: August 21, 2001
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

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

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.

Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

A landmark genre picture.

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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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Dustin Putman

One of the smartest genre offerings of the era and, quite possibly, the best anthology of its decade.

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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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Flixster Audience Score: 67% 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
Brandon Siddall
Tales from the Hood's narrative is broken up into four short stories that tell haunting tales of child abuse, police brutality, racism, and black on black… More
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
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.
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
Eduardo C
Despite poor writing, uneven direction, an overabundance of ridiculous heavy handed symbolism and awkward performances, "Tales from the Hood" is not… More