R | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.
During the opening scene when the father (Tom Atkins) slaps his son (Joe King), you can see that Joe slaps himself with his own left hand in slow motion. Stephen King was reportedly on-set during filming, and was concerned about this scene, hence Romero's use of this quick-shot technique.
What the fuck? Another son of a bitchin' blackout! If it was MY power company, this would never happen...
As Richard hurriedly drives his Jeep away from Harry's buried head, the back window is swung up. With the tide quickly coming in, he must hurry. As Richard approaches his house, the window is down. On this model of Jeep, the spare tire must be swung away from the window in order to close it.
During the end of the credits, we hear "the old creep" laugh
Version aired on Spanish-speaking channel Telemundo is dubbed, edited for content, runs 1 hour and 30 minutes (with commercials) and only shows stories "Something To Tide You Over" and "The Crate". The end credits for all five segments are intact.
$5,870,000 (USA) (14 November 1982)
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