|Tales from the Crypt Presents: Ritual|
|Directed by||Avi Nesher|
|Produced by||Richard Donner
|Written by||Inez Wallace|
John Kassir (voice of The Crypt Keeper)
|Music by||Shirley Walker|
|Cinematography||David A. Armstrong
|Edited by||Robert A. Ferretti
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
99 minutes106 minutes(DVD/Blu-Ray)
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Ritual is the third and final film spin-off from the HBO television series Tales from the Crypt, the first being Demon Knight and the second being Bordello of Blood. The film was released in 2002 and stars Tim Curry, Jennifer Grey, and Craig Sheffer with Avi Nesher directing. and is based on the film I Walked With a Zombie. It is to date, the last production of the Tales From the Crypt franchise.
Dr. Alice Dodgson (Jennifer Grey) gets her medical license revoked and is fired from her job after the death of a patient. After being fearful of a patient's words of voodoo cults, she travels to Jamaica. There, she realizes that she, and her patient Wesley Claybourne (Daniel Lapaine), are the targets of a voodoo cult.
- Jennifer Grey - Dr. Alice Dodgson
- Craig Sheffer - Paul Claybourne
- Daniel Lapaine - Wesley Claybourne
- Kristen Wilson - Caro Lamb
- Gabriel Casseus - J.B.
- Tim Curry - Matthew Hope
- Ron Taylor - Superintendent Archbald
- Erick Avari - Dr. Peter Winsford
- Jessica Collins - Jackie
- Stephen Tobolowsky - Dr. Javitz
- John Kassir - Voice of The Crypt Keeper
A third Crypt movie was planned on the release of Bordello, but due to the low box office take in on the film, references to the Tales from the Crypt franchise were removed until the DVD release.
This movie was originally released for foreign countries in 2001. It was also released in Japan on January 25, 2006. It was not released in the United States and Canada until May 2, 2006 on DVD. It was later released on Blu-ray on Dec 04, 2012.
Echo Bridge Entertainment - Miramax (Region A)
- Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
- Resolution: 1080i (Codec: MPEG-4 AVC)
- Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (48 kHz, 24-bit)
- Note: 25GB Blu-ray Disc