Director George A. Romero
Year 1982
Starring Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson, E. G. Marshall, Stephen King, Joe King, Fritz Weaver, Ed Harris
Rating R
Run Time 120min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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It's a match made in Hell; the Master of Horror, Stephen King, and the Godfather of the Zombie, George A. Romero, coming together for the pinnacle of all horror anthology films in 1982's CREEPSHOW filled with vengeful cockroaches, "dead" beat dads reanimated by whisky, alien moss-covered hillbillies, and a zombie-ghost Ted Danson seeking revenge from a maniacal, moneybags Leslie Nielsen. Also boasting a star-studded cast including Nielsen, Danson, Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Ed Harris and E. G. Marshal

The collaboration was of course not only a renaissance for anthology horror (leading to a modest revival with a sequel in '87 and precurosors to the Tales from the Crypt and Tales from the Darkside anthology Horror TV shows a few years down the road) the but an homage to the EC & DC horror comics of the 1950s including Tales from the Crypt, The House of Mystery, The Vault of Horror amongst others.

With FX by Romero's right hand, Tom Savini, CREEPSHOW gave us plenty of gross out scares along with a new mascot of horror in Fluffy the Crate Monster.

As our friend the box office crypt keeper tells us on the film's now iconic poster, it truly is "the most fun you'll ever have being scared."

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