Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and a World War I soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush.

Writers:

(segment), (segment) (as J. Randal Johnson) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Comedy | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin
Biography | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.

Director: George Clooney
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney
Used Cars (1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham
Short | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Pete Belcher, Roger Pancake, Roger Vaughn
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Six girls from New Jersey run off to go to a Beatles concert to meet their idols, despite not having tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure
The Image (TV Movie 1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When career-focused journalist's investigation indirectly causes a suicide, he questions his own methods and life in general.

Director: Peter Werner
Stars: Albert Finney, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker
The Lift (1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man lives out his daily routine until he meets unexpected stress in the form of his buildings elevator.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Michael Fuller
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In order to save the world from a nuclear holocaust in 2045, Doc Brown must push the technological age back at least 50 years preventing Mattel Hoverboards and Mr. Fusion from being created.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Christopher Lloyd
Too Young to Die? (TV Movie 1990)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: Michael Tucker, Juliette Lewis, Brad Pitt
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him ... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Tung
Stars: Ricky Schroder, Brad Pitt, Carrie Snodgress
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Robert Zemeckis opens up about his unique ability to use telepathy. A skill he acquired from grandmaster Ross.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Mr. Rush (Presenter)
...
...
Billy Quintaine (segment "Showdown") (as Neil Gray Giuntoli)
Roderick Cook ...
Cornelius Bosch (segment "Showdown")
...
Scorby (segment "Showdown")
Monty Bass ...
Mel Coleman ...
Blacksmith (segment "Showdown")
Grant Gelt ...
Little Boy (segment "Showdown")
...
Harley (segment "Showdown")
Tommy Townsend ...
Big Bart (segment "Showdown")
...
Garrett (segment "King of the Road")
...
Billy (segment "King of the Road")
Michelle Bronson ...
Carrie (segment "King of the Road")
...
Mole (segment "King of the Road")
Alva L. Petway ...
Dispatcher (segment "King of the Road")
Edit

Storyline

Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and a World War I soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller | War | Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drei Wege in den Tod  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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 into Tales from the Crypt: King of the Road (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not Given Enough Credit
17 February 2004 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

If you don't understand the plots in these short stories, you shouldn't be watching anything for people over the age of 18. This is actually well mastered and put into a thinking sense. This just follows along the 'Tales From The Darkside', 'Tales From The Crypt', and 'Creepshow' genre. Not too much to make us laugh, but to give a twist on certain events or bring a plot about from an angle you would not think of normally.

There are 3 stories and it is agreed the last one 'Yellow' is one of the best. It stars Kirk Douglas and his real life son Eric. Using the Father/Son roles the son is brought before his father as a coward to be sentenced to death and his father wants to show everyone his son is a brave soldier.

Definitely worth watching for a twist on life. You'll think this was an episode out of 'The Outer Limits' or 'Twilight Zone'.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Tales from the Crypt episodes from these BasiliskFang
Discuss Two-Fisted Tales (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?