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The Vault of Horror (1973)

An anthology of five horror stories shared by five men trapped in the basement of an office building.

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Inez (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You")
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Rogers (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
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Moore (segment 5 "Drawn and Quartered")
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Donna (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
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Maitland (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
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Diltant (segment 5 "Drawn and Quartered")
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Alex (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
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Critchit (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
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Eleanor (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
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Sebastian (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You") (as Curt Jurgens)
Robin Nedwell ...
Tom (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
Geoffrey Davies ...
Jerry (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
Ishaq Bux ...
Fakir (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You")
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Wilson (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
Tony Hazel ...
Voodoo Man (segment 5 "Drawn and Quartered")
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Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of their demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths. Written by Humberto Amador

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30 March 1973 (USA)  »

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Further Tales from the Crypt  »

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Milton Subtosky has said in interviews that his major casting choices were vetoed by Metromedia his unknown choices have never been revealed. See more »

Goofs

(at around 57 mins) The first thing seen in the voodoo hut is a mask obviously meant to be of Haitian origin, though it's actually of Pacific Northwestern Native American origin. See more »

Quotes

Sebastian (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You"): That's how it is and how it always will be.
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A Nice Sequel to the Original
23 April 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I adore the 1972 film; Tales From the Crypt and this 1973 follow-up is a solid effort. Granted, not all of the stories in this Amicus anthology are as strong as the '72 film, but this film is still a lot of fun. My favorite story in this anthology is the Terry-Thomas/Glynis Johns effort. It's definitely more comedy than horror, but even that packs a bit of a punch at the end. I've read that there was to be a third installment to this series of films, but a less than over-whelming feeling by the film-going public put an end to any further plans for a third film. The cast to this film is really strong and it's just a shame that the stories aren't as solid, still, an enjoyable effort and if you're looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon, a double-feature of Tales From the Crypt and Vault of Horror is definitely the way to go.


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