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Story

Revenge/horror motif played out again and again and again, but this time with racial implications. Three drug-dealing thugs look for a stash in a funeral parlor and get the grand tour from Mr. Simms, the truly creepy mortician. As they pass the open caskets, Simms relates gruesome stories about the occupants' deaths to the increasingly restless young men. Each one of them falls to the vengeance of the supernatural theme, and it gets truly old. Nothing original is introduced, except that most of the stories take place in an urban setting. Produced by Spike Lee in an attempt to prove that bad horror doesn't discriminate, either. --Keith Simanton

DVD Features

  • Color
  • Closed-captioned
  • Dolby
  • Widescreen

Cast

Clarence Williams IIIMr. Simms
Joe TorryStack
De'aundre BondsBall
Wings HauserStrom
Tom WrightMartin Moorehouse
Anthony GriffithClarence
Michael MasseeNewton
Duane WhitakerBilly
David Alan GrierCarl
Rusty CundieffRichard
Paula Jai ParkerSissy
Corbin BernsenDuke Metger
Roger Guenveur SmithRhodie
Art EvansEli

elder rose owns Tales from the Hood
  • Genre: Horror Movies
  • Director: Rusty Cundieff
  • Producer: HBO
  • Length: 98 min
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaMay 24, 1995
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaAug 25, 1998
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