Adapted from the story by W.W. Jacobs, this is a classic horror tale in which a monkey's paw holds magical powers and grants the bearer three wishes. Unfortunately, you get what you wish ... See full summary »

Writers:

(story), (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Monkey's Paw I (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Jake is given a monkey's paw that grants three wishes. After the first two wishes leave his friend Cobb undead, Cobb pushes Jake to make a final wish.

Director: Brett Simmons
Stars: C.J. Thomason, Stephen Lang, Michelle Pierce
Short | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

England, 1936. A storm rages in the night. Tucked safely in a cottage nestled deep within the fog of the Moors, the White family eagerly await the arrival of an old friend just returned ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Lewis Jr.
Stars: Josh Burns, Rosemary Gearheart, Matt Knudsen
Horror | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: James Henschen
Stars: Chris Perrons, Sylvia Marnie, Owen Butler
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A mother wishes for the return of her dead son, and that wish is granted by a charm made from a severed monkey's paw.

Director: Norman Lee
Stars: Milton Rosmer, Megs Jenkins, Michael Martin Harvey
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Byron Clarke ...
Man from Factory
Evelyn Coffman ...
Mother
Ted Gold ...
Sea Captain
Herb Graham ...
Father
...
Son
Edit

Storyline

Adapted from the story by W.W. Jacobs, this is a classic horror tale in which a monkey's paw holds magical powers and grants the bearer three wishes. Unfortunately, you get what you wish for, and unwise or poorly worded wishes can lead to catastrophe as it does in this story. Written by Thomas Mastin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Horror

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1978 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This short was shown in schools. See more »

Connections

Version of The Monkey's Paw (1948) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss The Monkey's Paw (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?