Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Script

Script by:Stephen King (Story), George A. Romero (Screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle (Story), Michael McDowell (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Harrison
Year:1990

Plot:The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses a bizarre killing and promises never to tell what he saw and the "in-between" bit is the story of a woman preparing to cook her newspaper boy for supper.
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Day of the Dead Script

Script by:George A. Romero (Screenplay)
Directed by:George A. Romero
Year:1985

Plot:Trapped in a missile silo, a small team of scientists, civilians and trigger-happy soldiers battle desperately to ensure the survival of the human race. However, the tension inside the base is reaching a breaking point, and the zombies are gathering outside.
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Land of the Dead Script

Script by:George A. Romero (Screenplay)
Directed by:George A. Romero
Year:2005

Plot:The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the evolving zombies from breaking into the city.
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The Dark Half Script

Script by:George A. Romero (Screenplay), Stephen King (Novel)
Directed by:George A. Romero
Year:1993

Plot:Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic murders matching those in his pulp novels, which are soon discovered to be the work of Stark himself. Looking like a maniacal version of his counterpart, Stark is not so willing to quit the writing game – even if it means coming after Thad's wife and their baby.
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Dawn of the Dead Script

Script by:George A. Romero (Screenplay)
Directed by:George A. Romero
Year:1978

Plot:During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
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Creepshow Script

Script by:Stephen King (Screenplay)
Directed by:George A. Romero
Year:1982

Plot:Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
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