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Writers (WGA):
Billy Brown (written by) &
Dan Angel (written by)
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Release Date:
8 August 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Zip yourself in tight!
Plot:
Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
4 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Carpenter ... The Coroner (segment "The Morgue")

Tom Arnold ... Morgue Worker #1 (segment "The Morgue")

Tobe Hooper ... Morgue Worker #2 (segment "The Morgue")

Robert Carradine ... Bill (segment "The Gas Station")
Alex Datcher ... Anne (segment "The Gas Station")

Peter Jason ... Gent (segment "The Gas Station")

Molly Cheek ... Divorcee (segment "The Gas Station")

Wes Craven ... Pasty Faced Man

Sam Raimi ... Dead Bill (segment "The Gas Station")

David Naughton ... Pete (segment "The Gas Station")

George 'Buck' Flower ... Stranger (segment "The Gas Station") (as Buck Flower)

Lucy Boryer ... Peggy (segment "The Gas Station")
Roger Rooks ... TV Anchorman (segment "The Gas Station")

Stacy Keach ... Richard Coberts (segment "Hair")

David Warner ... Dr. Lock (segment "Hair")

Sheena Easton ... Megan (segment "Hair")
Dan Blom ... Dennis (segment "Hair")
Attila ... Man with Beautiful Hair (segment "Hair")

Kim Alexis ... Woman with Beautiful Hair (segment "Hair")

Greg Nicotero ... Man with Dog (segment "Hair")

Deborah Harry ... The Nurse (segment "Hair")

Mark Hamill ... Brent Matthews (segment "Eye")

Twiggy ... Cathy Matthews (segment "Eye")

John Agar ... Dr. Lang (segment "Eye")

Roger Corman ... Dr. Bregman (segment "Eye")

Charles Napier ... Baseball Team Manager (segment "Eye")

Eddie Velez ... Baseball Player (segment "Eye")
Betty Muramoto ... Librarian (segment "Eye")
Bebe Drake ... Nurse (segment "Eye") (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Sean McClory ... Minister (segment "Eye")
Robert Lewis Bush ... Man (segment "Eye") (as Robert L. Bush)
Gregory Alpert ... Technician (segment "Eye") (as Gregory H. Alpert)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martine LeBlanc ... Zombie Cathy (segment "Eye") (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Carpenter (segments "Gas Station, The" and "Hair")
Tobe Hooper (segment "Eye")
Larry Sulkis (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Billy Brown (written by) &
Dan Angel (written by)

Produced by
Dan Angel .... co-producer
Dan Angel .... executive producer
John Carpenter .... executive producer
Sandy King .... executive producer
Sandy King .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Carpenter 
Jim Lang 
 
Cinematography by
Gary B. Kibbe  (as Gary Kibbe)
 
Film Editing by
Edward A. Warschilka 
 
Production Design by
Daniel A. Lomino 
 
Set Decoration by
Cloudia Rebar  (as Cloudia)
 
Makeup Department
Rick Baker .... coroner's makeup
Carolyn Elias .... hair stylist
Greg LaCava .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Peter L. Bergquist .... unit production manager
Steven Hewitt .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christian P. Della Penna .... second assistant director
Artist W. Robinson .... first assistant director (as Artist Robinson)
 
Art Department
Scott M. Anderson .... swing gang
Jason Bedig .... lead man
Gary A. Brewer .... swing gang (as Gary Brewer)
Todd Jensen .... property maker (as Todd K. Jensen)
Curt Jones .... propmaker (as Curtis B. Jones)
William W. King .... property master
Frank Leasure .... construction foreman
Todd R. Livingston .... labor foreman
Steve Morey .... propmaker
Craig Nycz .... paint foreman
Norman 'Pepie' Tuers .... assistant props
Michael Wright .... construction coordinator (as Michael S. Wright)
 
Sound Department
Bruce Bell .... foley mixer
Gary Blufer .... sound effects recordist
Mark Bovos .... sound mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... assistant sound editor (as Rickley Dumm)
John Michael Fanaris .... sound effects coordinator
Hector C. Gika .... sound editor (as Hector Gika)
Larry Hoki .... sound recordist
Joseph Holsen .... sound editor
Jeffrey A. Humphreys .... cable person
Kurt Kassulke .... sound re-recording mixer
John Kwiatkowski .... sound editor (as John Kwaitkowski)
James LaRue .... sound mixer (as James S. LaRue)
Lee Lemont .... adr editor
Blake Marion .... sound effects coordinator
Anthony Milch .... sound editing supervisor (as Anthony R. Milch)
Jay Nierenberg .... sound editor
Jeffrey Perkins .... supervising re-recording mixer
Scott Sherline .... boom operator
Becky Sullivan .... supervising adr editor (as Becky Coblentz)
Shawn Sykora .... sound editor
Robert Wald .... sound mixer (as Robert Allen Wald)
Donald L. Warner Jr. .... sound editor
J.R. Westen .... adr mixer
Michael Miller .... re-recording projectionist (uncredited)
Ray Quintana .... commentary re-recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Howard Berger .... special makeup effects
Howard Jensen .... special effects
Todd Jensen .... propmaker (as Todd K. Jensen)
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects
Greg Nicotero .... special makeup effects
 
Visual Effects by
Michael F. Hoover .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Tony Brubaker .... stunt coordinator
Jeff Imada .... stunt coordinator
Henry Kingi .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Bauer .... company grip
Mark Bolin .... dolly grip (as Mark A. Bolin)
Jon Timothy Evans .... gaffer
Joe Garcia .... electrician
Lisa Guerriero .... camera loader (as Lisa A. Guerriero)
Albert Hood .... electrician (as Al Hood)
Brian Kibbie .... second assistant camera (as Brian Kibbe)
Elliott Marks .... still photographer
Jeffrey Norvet .... first assistant camera (as Jeff Norvet)
John Owens .... electrician
Gordon Paschal .... camera operator
Craig Peiffer .... second grip
Harry Rez .... key grip
Jason Rez .... best boy grip
J.B. Richner .... best boy electric
Joseph A. Unsinn .... video operator (as Joe A. Unsinn III)
Brian Bibbe .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Jim Danforth .... animator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Lewis Bush .... costume supervisor: men (as Robert Bush)
Robert Iannaccone .... set wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Angie Luckey .... apprentice editor
Sharon McGeeney .... negative cutter
Paul C. Warschilka .... first assistant editor: film
 
Transportation Department
Tim Abbatoye .... driver (as Timothy B. Abbatoye)
Mike Berdrow .... driver
Peter R. Chittell .... driver
Harold R. Davis .... transportation captain
Kenneth L. Hardman .... driver
Ron Hardman .... transportation coordinator
Bob Hendrix .... driver (as Bob L. Hendrix)
Maxwell R. Johnson .... driver (as Maxwell Johnson)
Gary Kincaid .... driver (as Gary E. Kincaid)
Harold G. Muehlig .... driver
William Prevatte .... driver
Sherman Raney .... driver
Lenny Scaletta .... driver
Raymond Van Holtan .... driver
 
Other crew
Gregory Alpert .... assistant location manager
Elizabeth Broeker .... assistant accountant
Cary Conway .... production assistant
Karin Costa .... assistant to producers
Steve Dellerson .... production assistant
Joy Ewing .... production accountant
Ken Lavet .... location manager (as Kenneth Lavet)
Matt Merritt .... assistant production coordinator (as J. Matt Merritt)
Cheryl Miller .... production coordinator
Jesse W. Quiroz .... craft service
Steven Jay Rubin .... unit publicist
Michael Salven .... production assistant
B.J. Smith .... first aid
Paul Sterling .... production assistant
Hope Williams .... script supervisor
Michael Burnett .... special properties (uncredited)
Michael Burnett .... stop motion puppets (uncredited)
Jim Danforth .... logo designer: 187 Corporation (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Eye" - USA (segment title)
"Hair" - USA (segment title)
"John Carpenter Presents 'Mind Games'" - USA (cable TV title)
"The Gas Station" - USA (segment title)
"The Morgue" - USA (segment title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for sexuality and horror violence
Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
John Carpenter spent three hours in the make-up chair for his role as The Coroner.See more »
Quotes:
Pete:I forgot my credit card.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
ALMOST CUT MY HAIRSee more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Funny and Great Horror Movie, 18 August 2005
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In a morgue, a weird coroner (John Carpenter) presents the cases related to three corpses in body bags, with the participation of Tobe Hooper and Tom Arnold in the last scenes:

1) The Gas Station: On the graveyard shift of the new hire Annie (Alex Datcher), the maniac Bill (Robert Carradine) attacks the gas station where she is working. This tale, directed by John Carpenter, is the most frightening of the three segments, very supported by the atmosphere created by the tense music of John Carpenter. Wes Craven and Sam Raimi have minor participations, being another attraction.

2) Hair: When Richard (Stacy Keach) starts loosing his hair, he becomes obsessed trying to find a cosmetic to stop the balding process. He goes to the clinic of Dr. Lock (David Warner) for a revolutionary transplantation treatment, ignoring the tragic side effects. This is the funniest and silliest tale, also directed by John Carpenter, and with the singer Sheena Easton in the role of Richard's girlfriend Megan.

3) Eye: The baseball player Brent (Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill) has a car accident while driving home in a stormy night. His doctor proposes a new eye transplantation technique, and Brent and his wife Cathy (Twiggy) accept the risky terms. However, the unexpected side effect jeopardizes the safety of Cathy. This segment, directed by Tobe Hooper, is the most macabre of the three, having the participation of Roger Corman in the role of Dr. Bregman. I recently watched a very scare movie ("Jain Gui", of the Pang Brothers - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325655/usercomments-167), and I believe that its storyline was probably based on this segment.

My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Trilogia do Terror" ("Trilogy of Terror")

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