IMDb > Creepshow 2 (1987)
Creepshow 2
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Creepshow 2 (1987) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 19 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
Creepshow 2 -- The rotting Creep himself is back with three new gruesome tales of horror that will make your skin crawl: a cigar store wooden Indian comes to life to avenge the store owner's brutal murder at the hands of three punks in "Ol' Chief Woodenhead." Prepare for a terrifying roller coaster ride from the masters of horror!
Creepshow 2 -- George Romero and Stephen King return to bring three stories that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge...and will not die!

Overview

User Rating:
5.9/10   14,113 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
No change in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Stephen King (stories)
George A. Romero (screenplay)
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for Creepshow 2 on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
1 May 1987 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When The Curtain Goes Up, The Terror Begins! See more »
Plot:
Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(58 articles)
Stephen King's The Jaunt Could be Next for Mama Director
 (From QuietEarth. 16 March 2015, 9:31 AM, PDT)

Stephen King's "Jaunt" Gets Optioned
 (From Dark Horizons. 13 March 2015, 6:45 AM, PDT)

31 Netflix Instant Titles to Get You Ready for Halloween
 (From DailyDead. 1 October 2014, 6:52 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
looks cheap but so damn funny See more (114 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Domenick John ... Billy (prologue)

Tom Savini ... The Creep (prologue)

George Kennedy ... Ray Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Philip Dore ... Curly (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Kaltey Napoleon ... Indian #1 (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Maltby Napoleon ... Indian #1 (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Tyrone Tonto ... Indian #2 (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")

Dorothy Lamour ... Martha Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Frank Salsedo ... Ben Whitemoon (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")

Holt McCallany ... Sam Whitemoon (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
David Holbrook ... Fatso Gribbens (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")

Don Harvey ... Andy Cavenaugh (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Dan Kamin ... Old Chief Wood'nhead (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Dean Smith ... Mr. Cavenaugh (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead") (as Deane Smith)
Shirley Sonderegger ... Mrs. Cavenaugh (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Paul Satterfield ... Deke (segment "The Raft")
Jeremy Green ... Laverne (segment "The Raft")

Daniel Beer ... Randy (segment "The Raft")
Page Hannah ... Rachel (segment "The Raft")

Lois Chiles ... Annie Lansing (segment "The Hitchhiker")
David Beecroft ... Annie's lover (segment "The Hitchhiker")

Tom Wright ... The Hitchhiker (segment "The Hitchhiker")
Richard Parks ... George Lansing (segment "The Hitchhiker")

Stephen King ... Truck Driver (segment "The Hitchhiker")
Cheré Bryson ... Woman at accident (segment "The Hitchhiker")
Joe Silver ... The Creep (voice)

Directed by
Michael Gornick 
 
Writing credits
Stephen King (stories)

George A. Romero (screenplay)

Lucille Fletcher  uncredited

Produced by
David Ball .... producer: Laurel Entertainment
Mitchell Galin .... associate producer: Laurel Entertainment
Richard P. Rubinstein .... executive producer: Laurel Entertainment
 
Original Music by
Les Reed 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Hart (director of photography)
Tom Hurwitz (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Weatherley 
 
Casting by
Leonard Finger 
 
Production Design by
Bruce Alan Miller  (as Bruce Miller)
 
Set Decoration by
Andrew Bernard (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Eileen Sieff Stroup  (as Eileen Sieff)
 
Makeup Department
Howard Berger .... makeup effects created by
Everett Burrell .... makeup effects
Ed French .... makeup effects created by
Ed French .... special makeup effects artist
Matt Marich .... lab assistant
Greg Nicotero .... makeup effects (as Gregory Nicotero)
Angela Nogaro .... makeup assistant (as Angela Nogarro)
Joanna Robinson .... makeup artist
Mike Trcic .... makeup effects
 
Production Management
Charles S. Carroll .... production manager
Ginger McGuire .... production executive: Laurel Entertainment
Debra Tanklow .... assistant production manager
Diane Vilagi .... production executive: Laurel Entertainment
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Grace Prinzi .... second assistant director
Gina Randazzo .... second assistant director
Joseph Winogradoff .... first assistant director (as Joe Winogradoff)
Katarina Wittich .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Steve Arnold .... assistant production designer
Lynn Berkshire .... head carpenter
Andrew Bernard .... set dresser (as Andy Bernard)
Lori Chontos .... ink and paint
Nigel Clinker .... set dresser
James C. Feng .... property master
Ed Fountain .... construction coordinator
Ron Frenz .... comic art
Eileen Garrigan .... charge scenic
Eileen Garrigan .... head scenic
Carlene Hirsch .... set dresser
Gary Kosko .... head carpenter
Beth Kuhn .... assistant production designer
Aaron Newton .... propmaker
Phil Wilson .... backgrounds
Tal Schneider .... set dresser/assistant props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jim Allan .... sound reader
John Stuart Bick .... assistant sound editor (as John Bick)
Felipe Borrero .... sound mixer
Glenn Freemantle .... sound effects editor
Tommy Louie .... boom operator
Jim Shields .... sound editor
Otto Snel .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Brose .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Howard Berger .... special effects
Dan Frye .... lab technician
Greg Nicotero .... special effects (as Gregory Nicotero)
Tom Savini .... makeup effects consultant
Chip Craig .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Larry Odien .... opticals (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Cheré Bryson .... stunts (as Chere Bryson)
Jery Hewitt .... stunts
Taso N. Stavrakis .... stunt coordinator
Patricia Tallman .... stunts
Jérôme Henry Team .... stunt performer (as Jerome Henry)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Anderson .... camera operator
Peter Beal .... electrician
Peter Caslin .... generator operator
Tom Colston .... generator operator
Michael Conner .... assistant camera (as Mike Connor)
Doug Cragoe .... best boy electric
Ted Eachus .... electrician
Tom Feldman .... gaffer
Mike Frederickson .... grip
Bernie Glavin .... generator operator
Richard D. Greene .... still photographer
Michael Klimchak .... assistant camera (as Mike Klimchak)
David R. Kohn .... electrician
David R. Kohn .... lighting technician
Todd Liebler .... assistant camera
Henry Lynk .... camera operator
Nicholas Mastandrea .... key grip
Stan Obcamp .... still photographer
Frank Perl .... assistant camera
Ethan Phillips .... electrician
Scott Ramsey .... gaffer
Paul Reuter .... electrician
Kurt Rimmel .... dolly grip
Eric Swanek .... assistant camera
James B. Walsh .... grip
Peter Wiehl .... best boy
Brian Q. Kelley .... cinematography support (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Rick Catizone .... animation design
Rick Catizone .... animation supervisor
Gary Hartle .... animator
Phil Wilson .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy A. Palmatier .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Peter Culverwell .... assistant editor
Cynthia Rogers .... assistant editor
Joe Violante .... dailies
Jeremiah O'Driscoll .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Harrison .... composer: original theme
Rick Wakeman .... additional music by
Rick Wakeman .... composer: additional music "The Raft"
 
Transportation Department
P.D. Levy .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Rosemary Badgett .... production assistant
Kurt Cardello .... production assistant
Gordon Connell .... animation voice
Edward O. Darling .... supplier: BMW
Jane Davis .... production assistant
Marc Stephan Delgatto .... animation voice
Priscilla Dougherty .... assistant auditor
George Dreisch .... mechanic
Janet Elsasser .... production assistant
David Greenham .... production assistant
Gary Greer .... production assistant
Gretta Grotton .... production assistant
Sandi Kaufman .... production assistant
William Kosko .... production assistant
Jane Krive .... assistant to executive producer
Jason Late .... animation voice
Ken Marker .... production assistant
Alex Matcham .... production accountant
Rebecca Mayo .... production secretary
Charles Miller .... location manager (uncredited)
M.D. Morgan .... location manager
P.J. Morrison .... animation voice
Elizabeth J. Nevin .... production secretary
Edith Nevison .... production assistant
Henry Nevison .... location manager
Ebby Nilsson .... production assistant
Brian Noodt .... additional voice (as Brian Noody)
William Paine .... production assistant (as Wm. 'Bud' Paine)
Rachel Rodriguez .... production assistant
Clark Ross .... coordinator
Andy Sands .... production assistant
Bruce Schonfelder .... production assistant
Loring Snyder .... production assistant
Franz Spiegel .... production assistant
Tom Spruce .... production assistant
Sherry Sullivan .... production assistant
Jeanne Talbot .... script supervisor
Christine Trcic .... production assistant
Clark Utterback .... animation voice
Mary Ann Volvonas .... assistant to producer
Rusty Warren .... production accountant
Donna Weir .... production assistant
Dean Wiseman .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Michael Berner .... special thanks
Don Buffington .... special thanks
Patrick Farrelly .... special thanks
Jack Kamen .... special thanks
Tabitha King .... special thanks
Stephanie Leonard .... special thanks
Kirby McCauley .... special thanks
Larry Mehaney .... special thanks
Art Rooney .... special thanks
Irvin Shapiro .... special thanks
Vincent D. Survinski .... special thanks
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dead and Undead: Creepshow 2" - USA (alternative title)
"Old Chief Wood'nhead" - USA (segment title)
"The Hitch-hiker" - USA (segment title)
"The Raft" - USA (segment title)
See more »
Runtime:
92 min | UK:85 min (UK video version)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Barbara Eden was originally cast as the hit-and-run driver Annie Lansing during Creepshow 2's last story, "The Hitch-Hiker"; but had to drop out prior to filming due to her mother falling ill. Lois Chiles was later re-cast in the role.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The final frames of The Raft segment, show the car on the shore, and the radio is still playing. However, after sitting idle for an entire day and an entire night, without the aid of the alternator to charge it, the car battery would have died long before the allotted amount of time had passed.See more »
Quotes:
Deke:Ooooh, mucho ecological, Poncho! Mucho ecological!See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

Why doesn't "Creepshow 2" have five stories like the original film?
See more »
24 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
looks cheap but so damn funny, 15 July 1999
Author: mcfly-31 from anaheim, ca

Hate to say it guys, but I liked this one better. One was good, but this one is so silly, so comical at times, that I just loved it. If you're unfamiliar with the format, there are 3 short stories featured here. Up first is a wooden indian that adorns the front of a general store, coming to life to kill the goons who gunned down his owners. Holt McCallany is very strong as the foul mouthed leader of the gang. And the way he gets his...hoo boy. Number two has a man-eating oil slick(?) snacking on teens on a wooden raft. And most people are right when they say it looks like a big hefty bag. And a moment that will have you rolling, and that will give teenage boys ideas and have men remembering fondly when they may have done it, is where the surviving guy takes a peek under the surviving girls sweater. Good to see where this dudes priorities are; two of his friends are dead, he's nearly been killed, and he decides its a good time to look at boobies. I loved it. But my absolute favorite of both Creepshow films is the hitchhiker story. It's so hysterically unrealistic that it still makes me laugh all these years later. With Lois Chiles mind-losing dialogue, and the dead guys constant "thanks for the ride, lady!" I can't imagine a funnier, more exciting short story than that. In a perfect world Tom Wright, who played the hitchhiker, wouldda been nominated for an Oscar. Also a high five to the campy look of the film, with all three films set in the middle of nowhere, one at sea, one (mostly) in the woods. A lot of fun I say, though most hated this one.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (114 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Creepshow 2 (1987)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Where did the oil slick come from? Any fan theories? bossdog677
AWESOME things that Creepshow 2 taught us Slapnuts_McGillicutty
Yup, it's me Poncho aka Randy. hhammer93
Creepshow 2 Discussion on Land of the Creeps dittomist
Thanks for the ride on Halloween ThirdGunman
Did Randy sacrifice Laverne? closerthanair
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Creepshow Kick-Ass Bad Boys II Machete Drive Angry
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Comedy section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.