Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
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A swindler, Jack loves money and... twins. One day he meets rich twins that show interest in him.

Director:

Joel Silver

Writers:

Fred Dekker (screenplay), Steven Dodd (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Joe Pesci ... Vic / Jack
Jacqueline Alexandra Citron Jacqueline Alexandra Citron ... April Dobbs Blair (as Jacqueline Alexandra)
Kristen Amber Citron Kristen Amber Citron ... June Echeson Blair (as Kristen Amber)
Burt Young ... Gambler
John Kassir ... Crypt Keeper (voice)
Heidi Thomas ... Prostitute
Michael Klastorin Michael Klastorin ... Cashier
Troy Evans ... Preacher
Reginald D. Hunter ... Tow Truck Driver (as Reginald Hunter)
Bill Cho Lee Bill Cho Lee ... Gardener
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A swindler, Jack loves money and... twins. One day he meets rich twins that show interest in him.

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1992 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The photo of the twins' father is of Richard Donner. See more »

Quotes

Prostitute: Did you pay me to talk, or listen to your life's story?
Vic: Shut up! Shut the fuck up! I pay you to be whatever!
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Connections

References The Parent Trap (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Straighten Up and Fly Right
Written by Nat 'King' Cole and Irving Mills
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Pretty weak episode
21 March 2006 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

There are quite a lot of prominent names involved in this little Tales f/t Crypt episode, yet that doesn't automatically means it's one of the better installments in the series. Apart from the obvious starring of Joe Pesci ("Raging Bull", "Casino"), this episode was directed by the famous producer Joel Silver, penned down by Fred Dekker ("Night of the Creeps", "Robocop 3") and shot by Jan De Bont ("Speed", "The Haunting"). Good names! Great names even, and yet this is a totally uninspired and déjà-vu story. Understandable, because the HBO-series went downhill fast near the end of the fourth season, as all the morbid story lines and original plot-twists were used already. Pesci stars as a typical small time Hollywood crook who plans to get rich very fast by seducing the twin-daughters of a legendary architect. In order to get his hands on the entire fortune, he has to marry both girls so he pretends to have a twin brother himself with the lame excuse of traveling back and forth between South Africa. The girls are pretty deranged themselves, so when they found out Jack has been fooling them all this time, they plot a bloody vengeance. Joe Pesci is great as usual in his familiar role of sneaky bastard and the fairly unknown Citron-twins (Jacqueline and Kristen) are good too. The one and only gore-sequence of the whole episode (with a chainsaw!) is satisfying.


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