Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

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1. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Man Who Was Death (1989)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

After the death penalty is abolished, an executioner continues his former job through freelancing...

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: William Sadler, J.W. Smith, Roy Brocksmith, David Wohl

Votes: 1,252

2. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: And All Through the House (1989)

Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A greedy woman makes the mistake of murdering her husband while an escaped mental patient dressed in a Santa Claus outfit is on the loose.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: John Kassir, Mary Ellen Trainor, Larry Drake, Marshall Bell

Votes: 1,359

3. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Kassir, Joe Pantoliano, Robert Wuhl, Kathleen York

Votes: 1,059

4. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Only Sin Deep (1989)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A hooker learns that beauty is only skin deep.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: John Kassir, Lea Thompson, Britt Leach, Brett Cullen

Votes: 896

5. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Lover Come Hack to Me (1989)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Peggy wants to make sure her honeymoon turns out perfect.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: John Kassir, Amanda Plummer, Stephen Shellen, Lisa Figus

Votes: 878

6. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Collection Completed (1989)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Jonas has been forced into mandatory retirement. He can't relax, though, because Anita's friends are driving him crazy.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: John Kassir, M. Emmet Walsh, Audra Lindley, Martin Garner

Votes: 857

7. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dead Right (1990)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Cathy wants a rich and successful life, and fast. She visits a medium who tells her she will meet a man who will inherit a lot of money, and die in a violent way soon after. When she meets grossly overweight Charlie who informs her of his rich relatives, she promptly marries him. As it turns out, the medium is always right.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Demi Moore, Jeffrey Tambor, Natalija Nogulich, Troy Evans

Votes: 944

8. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Switch (1990)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A wealthy and elderly man subjects himself to a revolutionary new treatment in order to please his gold-digger girlfriend. Unfortunately becoming young again turns out to be very expensive.

Director: Arnold Schwarzenegger | Stars: William Hickey, Rick Rossovich, Kelly Preston, Roy Brocksmith

Votes: 978

9. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Cutting Cards (1990)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Reno and Sam are a pair of hardcore gamblers who don't play for fun. They challenge each other in a simple game of cards, and the end result could be deadlier then they could've ever bargained for.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Kevin Tighe, John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith

Votes: 941

10. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: 'Til Death (1990)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

The gold-digging landowner of a Caribbean villa attempts to woo a haughty rich young woman with the aid of a potion maxed by his ex-lover; a voodoo priestess. But trouble ensues when he ignores the warnings of the potion.

Director: Chris Walas | Stars: D.W. Moffett, Pamela Gien, Aubrey Morris, John Kassir

Votes: 720

11. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Three's a Crowd (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A married couple is trying to enjoy their anniversary. However, the husband is sure his wife is cheating on him.

Director: David Burton Morris | Stars: Gavan O'Herlihy, Ruth de Sosa, Paul Lieber, John Kassir

Votes: 794

12. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Thing from the Grave (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

When an abusive agent learns that his sexy model of a girlfriend is cheating on him with a photographer, he kills him and later kidnaps his girlfriend, but soon learns the love is more powerful in death

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Teri Hatcher, Kyle Secor, John Kassir

Votes: 712

13. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Sacrifice (1990)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

An insurance salesman murders an obnoxious tycoon to get his seductive wife and his fortune, but later is blackmailed by a rival.

Director: Richard Greenberg | Stars: Kim Delaney, Kevin Kilner, Don Hood, Michael Ironside

Votes: 650

14. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: For Cryin' Out Loud (1990)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A greedy rock promoter tries to steal the money raised at a benefit concert when his conscience intervenes.

Director: Jeffrey Price | Stars: Lee Arenberg, Katey Sagal, Iggy Pop, Sam Kinison

Votes: 714

15. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Four-Sided Triangle (1990)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Farmer George is attracted to Mary Jo, the nubile young woman who helps out with the chores. The problem is... she's in love with a scarecrow.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Chelcie Ross, Susan Blommaert, John Kassir

Votes: 739

16. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Ventriloquist's Dummy (1990)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Amateur ventriloquist Billy Goldman learns that being a ventriloquist might not be the best career for him.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Don Rickles, Bobcat Goldthwait, John Kassir, Shelley Taylor Morgan

Votes: 790

17. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Judy, You're Not Yourself Today (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A housewife stressed out by her husbands reckless behavior welcomes an elderly cosmetics saleswoman in to her home. Only to discover that the old hag has another more devious motive.

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Frances Bay, Carol Kane, Brian Kerwin, John Kassir

Votes: 625

18. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Fitting Punishment (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

When funeral director Ezra Thornberry gets his very polite young nephew Bobby as a roommate, he eventually learns his rude harsh behavior towards him could be fatal.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Moses Gunn, Jon Clair, Teddy Wilson, John Kassir

Votes: 663

19. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Korman's Kalamity (1990)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A cop learns that an illustrator of "Tales from the Crypt" might have the power to make his monstrous creations come to life due to his shrewish wife.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cynthia Gibb, Colleen Camp, John Kassir

Votes: 625

20. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Lower Berth (1990)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Enoch, the two-faced man, an attraction at a sideshow, falls in love with a 4,000 year old mummy, eventually leading up to the conception of their bastard child, The Crypt Keeper.

Director: Kevin Yagher | Stars: Lewis Arquette, Stefan Gierasch, Mark Rolston, Jeff Yagher

Votes: 588

21. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Mute Witness to Murder (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Young woman Suzy looks out of the window of her apartment and witnesses a man murdering a woman in the apartment directly across from hers. Suzy is so traumatized by what she sees that ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Richard Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Reed Birney, Kristine Nielsen

Votes: 570

22. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Television Terror (1990)

Not Rated | 21 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A TV shock journalist gives an on-air tour of an eerie haunted house.

Director: Charlie Picerni | Stars: Morton Downey Jr., Dorothy Parke, Peter Van Norden, John Kassir

Votes: 787

23. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Siamese twins, one timid and kind-hearted and the other reckless and sadistic, must make a decision on whether or not to allow a experimental surgery to have them sepearated even doe one of them doesn't to be split from the other.

Director: Peter S. Seaman | Stars: Timothy Stack, Jonathan Stark, Jessica Harper, Ron Orbach

Votes: 595

24. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Secret (1990)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Orphan boy Theodore is adopted by the Colberts, who are an eccentric rich couple with a very dark secret. They aren't the only ones.

Director: J. Michael Riva | Stars: Larry Drake, Grace Zabriskie, Mike Simmrin, Georgann Johnson

Votes: 584

25. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Loved to Death (1991)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

In Los Angeles, the aspirant screenwriter Edward Foster from Indiana has a crush on his neighbor Miranda Singer. However, the bimbo Miranda is an aspirant actress and gold digger and does ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Mariel Hemingway, David Hemmings, Kathleen Freeman

Votes: 614

26. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Carrion Death (1991)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A sadistic serial killer has unforeseen complications when pursued by a determined motorcycle cop in a barren desert.

Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, George DelHoyo, John Kassir

Votes: 716

27. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Trap (1991)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Indebted unhappy married couple, Lou and Irene, commit a life insurance fraud. Lou's brother Billy helps him fake his death and leave for Mexico. But Irene and Billy fall in love and when Lou returns, they claim they don't know him.

Director: Michael J. Fox | Stars: Teri Garr, Bruno Kirby, Bruce McGill, James Tolkan

Votes: 652

28. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Abra Cadaver (1991)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A former potential surgeon sets out to wreak revenge on the brother whose cruel practical joke prevented him from realizing his dream.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Beau Bridges, Tony Goldwyn, Tom Wright, John Kassir

Votes: 688

29. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Top Billing (1991)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

An unattractive and unlucky actor can't get a role because of his looks. His agent and girlfriend leave him. But he doesn't intend to give up - he wants the role of Hamlet.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Bruce Boxleitner, John Astin, Louise Fletcher

Votes: 627

30. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dead Wait (1991)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Red Buckley is a natural red head in search of a one-of-a-kind black pearl. He gets a job on a plantation owned by Mr. Duval where the pearl is said to be. Shown to his room in Duvall's ... See full summary »

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, John Rhys-Davies, Vanity, James Remar

Votes: 575

31. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Reluctant Vampire (1991)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A good natured vampire takes a more novel approach to satisfying his blood lust with his chosen undercover employment.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Sandra Dickinson, George Wendt, Michael Berryman

Votes: 618

32. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Easel Kill Ya (1991)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Painter Jack Craig gains himself a wealthy patron when he sells a morbid painting. He soon finds that in order to please his patron, he must continue to paint pictures of death - and this leads him down a murderous path.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Tim Roth, Roya Megnot, Nancy Fish, Debra Mooney

Votes: 617

33. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Undertaking Palor (1991)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Four boys find out that the local undertaker and a pharmacist are in cahoots to murder rich locals and profit from their funerals.

Director: Michael Thau | Stars: John Glover, Graham Jarvis, Aron Eisenberg, Scott Fults

Votes: 526

34. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Mournin' Mess (1991)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A journalist tries to solve the case of a mysterious serial killer who's been killing homeless people all across the city. What he doesn't realize is how deep the conspiracy behind the murders goes.

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Steven Weber, Rita Wilson, Ally Walker, Vincent Schiavelli

Votes: 539

35. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Split Second (1991)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A beautiful waitress marries the owner of a lumber camp and then quickly starts to realize that he is not what she really wants.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Brion James, Michelle Johnson, Billy Wirth, John Kassir

Votes: 647

36. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Deadline (1991)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

An alcoholic reporter is inspired by a beautiful woman to find a good murder case no matter what.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Richard Jordan, Jon Polito, Richard Herd, John Capodice

Votes: 497

37. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Spoiled (1991)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Janet is married to a doctor who's married to his work. She wants to live her life with passion, danger, and romance like Fuchsia Monroe, a soap opera character she watches religiously. ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Wolk | Stars: Faye Grant, Alan Rachins, Anita Morris, Tristan Rogers

Votes: 494

38. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Yellow (1991)

Not Rated | 37 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

The year is 1918. During World War I, somewhere in France, it's the 49th day of continuous battle on the front lines. Lieutenant Martin Kalthrob doesn't want to be in the army anymore and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Eric Douglas, Lance Henriksen, Dan Aykroyd

Votes: 791

39. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: None But the Lonely Heart (1992)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A con-man who meets and marries rich old widows through a dating service, then murders them and takes the inheritance, finally gets the date of his dreams - the very worst of them.

Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Treat Williams, Frances Sternhagen, Henry Gibson, Tom Hanks

Votes: 576

40. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: This'll Kill Ya (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

In a research lab, when two colleagues accidentally inject an experimental virus into their sleazy boss that will eventually kill him, he tries to get revenge on them, believing it was no accident.

Director: Robert Longo | Stars: Sônia Braga, Dylan McDermott, Cleavon Little, John Kassir

Votes: 462

41. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: On a Deadman's Chest (1992)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Danny Darwin learns that his new tattoo might be more than just a tattoo.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Yul Vazquez, Paul Hipp, Tia Carrere, Sherrie Rose

Votes: 506

42. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Seance (1992)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Two con artist attempt to steal the fortune of a rich man they accidentally killed by creating a fake seance for his blind wife, but not everything goes to plan.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Cathy Moriarty, Ben Cross, Ellen Crawford, John Vernon

Votes: 458

43. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Beauty Rest (1992)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Life hasn't been easy for model Helen. She is getting older and her dreams of hitting the big time are drying out. So when she finally gets the chance to take part in a beauty contest, she is determined to do ANYTHING in her hands to win.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Mimi Rogers, Jennifer Rubin, Kathy Ireland, Buck Henry

Votes: 506

44. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: What's Cookin' (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Married couple Fred and Erma's restaurant has seen better days. But things change once a stranger walks in, with a rather unique steak recipe...

Director: Gilbert Adler | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Bess Armstrong, Art LaFleur, Meat Loaf

Votes: 734

45. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The New Arrival (1992)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

An abnormally difficult child tests a psychologist.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: David Warner, Joan Severance, Zelda Rubinstein, Twiggy

Votes: 587

46. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Showdown (1992)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A gunfighter confronts his past.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: David Morse, Neil Giuntoli, Roderick Cook, Thomas F. Duffy

Votes: 438

47. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: King of the Road (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A life on the edge hot rodder named Billy comes to town run by Sheriff Garrett, he immediately dates and romances his daughter with ulterior motives linked to Garrett's past, for which he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Raymond J. Barry, Brad Pitt, Michelle Bronson, Jack Kehler

Votes: 523

48. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Maniac at Large (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A mousy librarian over-react reports of a serial killer.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Blythe Danner, Salome Jens, Clarence Williams III, Obba Babatundé

Votes: 466

49. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Split Personality (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy