Creepshow
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Credits
Title: Creepshow
Directed by: George Romero
Written by: Stephen King
Produced by: Salah M. Hassanein
Richard P. Rubinstein
Music by: John Harrison
Cinematography: Michael Gornick
Edited by: Michael Spolan [1]
Pasquale Buba [2]
George Romero [3]
Paul Hirsch [4]
Production
Distributed by: Warner Bros.; Laurel Entertainment, Inc.
Released: November 12th, 1982
Rating: R
Running time: 120 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $8,000,000 [5]
Gross: $21,028,755 (US) [6]
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Creepshow is an American horror anthology film directed by George Romero with a screenplay written by Stephen King. A sequel film, Creepshow 2, was released in 1987. The film features five vignettes, all written by King, wrapped inside of a framing story. The premise involves a young boy named Billy who enjoys reading an issue of Creepshow magazine, which includes the five stories. The titles of the stories, in chronological order are, "Father's Day", "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill", "Something to Tide You Over", "The Crate" and "They're Creeping Up on You". Stephen King himself plays the titular dumbbell Jordy Verrill in "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill".

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"Father's Day[edit | edit source]

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"The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill"[edit | edit source]

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"Something to Tide You Over"[edit | edit source]

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"The Crate"[edit | edit source]

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"They're Creeping Up on You"[edit | edit source]

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The tagline for this film is "The most fun you'll ever have... being scared!"
  • Billy has a Rodan action figure suspended from string on the ceiling of his bedroom. Rodan is a Japanese daikaiju and part of the Godzilla series of films. He had his own film in 1956. The toy was made by Mattel and released in the 1970s.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Father's Day"; "They're Creeping Up on You"
  2. "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill"
  3. "Something to Tide You Over"
  4. "The Crate"
  5. IMDB; Creepshow (1982)
  6. Box Office Mojo; Creepshow (1982)

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