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Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • Distributed by United Film Distribution Co.
  • Directed by George A. Romero
  • Written by Stephen King
  • Starring Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye
  • Produced by Salah M. Hassanein, Richard P. Rubinstein, David E. Vogel
  • Original Music by John Harrison
  • Cinematography by Michael Gornick
  • Film Editing by Pasquale Buba, Paul Hirsch, George A. Romero, Michael Spolan


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Creepshow is a 1982 horror anthology film with elements of black comedy directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The film's ensemble cast included Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson and E. G. Marshall, as well as Stephen King himself. Romero again engaged makeup and special effects artist Tom Savini for this film. It was considered a sleeper hit at the box office when released in November 1982, earning $21,028,755 domestically, and remains a popular film to this day among horror genre fans. (Wikipedia)

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