A waitress agrees to marry a fat, ugly patron because a fortuneteller predicts that if she does, he will inherit millions and die. After a few months in the awful marriage, she wins a million dollars and tries to leave him. He kills her, inherits her fortune and goes to the electric chair, fulfilling the prophecy.
A wealthy old man in love with a beautiful young woman switches his body with an athletic young man to try to win the lady. When he has spent all his money on surgery, he comes to the sad conclusion that the lady is out for money, not for looks.
When two longtime rival gamblers run into each other in a small town card hall, they decide to play a game of "chop poker" to settle their score.
An unscrupulous plantation owner looks to raise some cash to develop a worthless plot of inherited land by wooing a beautiful heiress to an island and using voodoo to make her his wife.
As a special 10th-anniversary gift to a down-on-their-luck couple, a rich friend arranges for them to join him on his lush island. But as the vacation draws to a close, the jealous husband commits a most unfortunate mistake.
An idyllic love affair between a photographer and a gorgeous model is ruined when another suitor emerges to kill off his rival. But the dead photographer doesn't give up easily . . .
A slick insurance agent murders a wealthy L.A. tycoon in order to marry his beautiful wife. In the end, however, he proves to be the fall guy in the woman's deadly scheme.
A shady rock 'n' roll club owner hosts a benefit concert with Iggy Pop and steals the money. When he is caught in the act by his sexy banker, he resorts to murder. But his guilty conscience protests, loudly, until he confesses.
A beautiful young housekeeper is held prisoner on an isolated farm by a demented couple. Pretending to be mad, she claims that the farm's scarecrow is her lover. The amorous husband gets more than he bargained for when he dresses in the scarecrow's clothes to take advantage of the girl.
A young boy's obsession with a ventriloquist leads him, fifteen years later, to seek advice from the expert, only to learn the horrifying reason why his idol left the business.
Judy and Donald, an eccentric young couple, are pitted against one another when an evil witch seizes control of Judy's body.
The cruel owner of a rural Alabama funeral home has a nasty way of treating his corpses. When his crippled nephew dies, he cuts off the boy's feet so the body will fit in a small coffin. The corpse, however, won't let him get away with murder so easily.
A hen-pecked cartoonist for TALES FROM the CRYPT finds a way to get rid of his nagging wife when the monsters he draws come to life.
The story of the birth of the CRYPT-Keeper, in which Enoch, a hideous two-faced man, takes a freak show mummy for his wife.
A woman becomes mute after seeing a doctor murder his wife. The same doctor then commits her to a mental institution, with deadly results.
A cynical and cruel "shock" TV journalist exposes a haunted house with shocking results.
Siamese twins prove that they are exactly alike when one of the two commits a murder.
An orphan boy is adopted by a rich, eccentric couple who give him everything but his freedom. When he discovers his new parents harbor a dark secret, he defends himself with his own secret.