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Two-Fisted Tales (1992)

Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and WWI soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush. All segments were also in "Tales from the Crypt."

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Frank Darabont (segment), Randall Jahnson (segment) (as J. Randal Johnson) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Sadler ... Mr. Rush (Presenter)
David Morse ... Tom McMurdo (segment "Showdown")
Neil Giuntoli ... Billy Quintaine (segment "Showdown") (as Neil Gray Giuntoli)
Roderick Cook Roderick Cook ... Cornelius Bosch (segment "Showdown")
Thomas F. Duffy ... Scorby (segment "Showdown")
Monty Bass Monty Bass ... Frank Little Bear (segment "Showdown")
Mel Coleman Mel Coleman ... Blacksmith (segment "Showdown")
Grant Gelt ... Little Boy (segment "Showdown")
Paul T. Murray ... Harley (segment "Showdown")
Tommy Townsend Tommy Townsend ... Big Bart (segment "Showdown")
Raymond J. Barry ... Garrett (segment "King of the Road")
Brad Pitt ... Billy (segment "King of the Road")
Michelle Bronson Michelle Bronson ... Carrie (segment "King of the Road")
Jack Kehler ... Mole (segment "King of the Road")
Alva L. Petway Alva L. Petway ... Dispatcher (segment "King of the Road")
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Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and WWI soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush. All segments were also in "Tales from the Crypt."

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller | War | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drei Wege in den Tod See more »

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Production Co:

Carolco Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The only story in this film which was adapted from an EC Comic was "Yellow", which, though a war story, was not taken from "Two-Fisted Tales", but rather "Shock SuspenStories". See more »

Connections

Edited from Tales from the Crypt: Yellow (1991) See more »

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It still haunts me...
28 July 2003 | by ErlenstromschnelleSee all my reviews

As a young lad I had the opportunity to see this "film", and allthough it had nothing compared to Tales from the Crypt, or Twilight Zone - hell, The Hitchiker was better - but I still thought that the plot in each story still had an edge...just that it wasn't that sharp...and it still managed to capture and hold that strange feeling when you don't know if you should laugh out loud, turn it off and something worth while, or maby just see it for what it is - A movie that's very idea (as so many have) that it IS bad. After all, just about everyone likes to trash a movie now and then just for fun...


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