R | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
During Fan Expo Canada 2015, George A. Romero had said that the cockroaches were the most expensive part of the movie, stating that the cockroaches cost fifty cents a piece, and they used more then two hundred fifty thousand of them, a grand total of one hundred twenty-five thousand dollars on roaches alone.
Reynolds? White? Talk to me!
Lenora Castonmeyer: I just called to tell you what a monster you are, Mr. Pratt. And how I will rejoice when you're finally dead!
Upson Pratt: Lots of people are going to rejoice when I'm dead. Who are you?
Lenora Castonmeyer: Lenora Castonmeyer. I'm the wife of the man ...
In the segment "Father's Day", Sylvia tells the other family members that every Father's day since Nathan Grantham's death 7 years ago, Aunt Bedelia comes to visit his grave. Now supposedly the events in this segment take place in 1982. This should put Nathan's death in 1975. However, the date of death carved on Nathan's grave stone says 1972, a full 9 to 10 years ago depending on the exact date of death.
During the end of the credits, we hear "the old creep" laugh
The Italian release is commonly known as featuring only four episode instead of five and did not include second episode "The lonesome death of Jordy Verrill", starring Stephen King, but in some very few movie theaters it was screened uncut.
$5,870,889 14 November 1982