MUERTE: TALES OF HORROR (2018) Reviews and overview


Muerte: Tales of Horror is a 2018 American horror anthology feature film directed by Christopher Ambriz (Dark Blood) from a screenplay co-written with Michelle Banks and Rocky Ramon. The movie stars Maggie Stubbins, Andrea Guzman, Ashley Lopez Delagarza, Michelle Banks, Michael Jay Anthony Salinas, Eric Lee Delagarza and Tara Allen.


Dorky wannabe witches Spencer and Celine plan to take revenge on a former lover they unknowingly were dating at the same time.

Now they are seeking “special items” for a spell from a mysterious woman named Ophelia.

Meanwhile Carter’s sidekick, Zak, is sent to steal a couple of items for a séance at the same shop. While looking around for the items, Zak comes across a strange comic book called Muerte and decides to steal that too.

Soon afterward, strange things start to happen to Carter, Zak and their friends as they start to read the stories featured in the comic book.


The first deals with a sin-eating El Cucuy looking for one of his bad “kids” that got away from him so many years ago.

The second is about a date with a vampire that goes horribly wrong.

The third is about a vanity mirror given as a housewarming gift that turns into a soul-sucking mirror from hell. And in the final story, we find out who unleashes all the evil…

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Cast and characters:

  • Mario Aguilar … El Cucuy
  • Tara Allen … Cristina
  • Michelle Banks … Misty / Dead Girl #2
  • Berna Bazan-Towns … Ophelia (segment “Pen” “El Cucuy”)
  • Mya Bolster … Mya (segment “The Date”)
  • Sylvia Bolster … Sylvia (Segment “The Date”)
  • Kimberly Cardenas … Chloe (Segment “Mirror”)
  • Aileen Corpos … Marie (segment “The Date”)
  • Liz Creme … Beth
  • Laura Criser … Party Girl (segment – The Date)
  • Ashley Lopez Delagarza … Ashley / Celine (segment “The Date”)
  • Eric Lee Delagarza … Zak
  • Joli Emory … Young Ally (segment “El Cucuy”)
  • Edward J. Espino … Rick
  • Priscilla Fernandez … Ariana (segment “Mirror”)
  • Jessica Lee Golden … Lori (segment “The Date”)
  • Vanessa Guerrero … Mom
  • Andrea Guzman … Holly (segment “Mirror”)
  • Kailey Morgan Hamauei … Kay Lee
  • Celeste Torres Herrera … Vanessa (segment “Mirror”)
  • Ronny Holiday … Doctor Menard (segment “The Date”)
  • Peter M. Howard … Guy (segment “The Date”)
  • Priscilla Iden … Ally (segment “Cucuy”)
  • Rianna Kristine Kirkham … Nicole
  • Matt Korkmas … Lance (segment – Cucuy)
  • Katie Loftin … Katie (segment “The Date”)
  • Will McCann … Matt / Lance (segment “Pen” “The Date”)
  • Rocky Ramon … Ryan (segment “Mirror”)
  • Michael Jay Anthony Salinas … Carter
  • Eric De Los Santos … Roy (segment “The Date”)
  • Eddika Shestko … Dead Girl #1 (segment “The Date”)
  • Maggie Stubbins … Spencer
  • Josie Valdez … Grandma

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