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Asylum (1997)

A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic.

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James Seale

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James Seale
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Patrick ... Nicholas Tordone
Karl Bury ... Jake
Tom Poster Tom Poster ... Acting Instructor
Deborah Worthing Deborah Worthing ... Amanda
Rebecca Rothstein Rebecca Rothstein ... Hospital Receptionist
Adam Gierasch ... Ronald Briggs
Peter Brown ... Dr. Frank Meyers
Irwin Keyes ... Screaming Patient
Jason Schombing ... Tommy Baylor
Malcolm McDowell ... Sullivan Rane / Doc
Robert Ford Robert Ford ... Neckbrace Guy
Debra Wilson ... Belinda Davis
Elise Rothberg Elise Rothberg ... Davis Receptionist
Alan Charof ... Dominic
Jon Huffman ... Dr. Carl Bradley
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A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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An edge-of-your-seat thriller See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asilo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Connections

Remake of Shock Corridor (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Ballada, op. 15
and "Nocturne, op. 402
Composed by Antonín Dvorák
from Czech Mate, produced by Kirsten Fife
Performed by Kirsten Fife and Paul DaSilva
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WTH Did I Try To Watch?
13 September 2017 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

This is bad. Really, really bad. Not the so bad, it's good - it's more of so bad I'd rather pluck out my own eyes than finish watching this type of bad - just plain awful.

How on earth did they get Malcom McDowell to do this one? He's way too good of an actor for a crappy role and film like this!!

I tried to watch - really I did. I had to hit the fast-forward button not to long after the film started. I'm sorry but I can't watch this. This one is too awful for me to view... I'm gonna find another "B" horror to watch... I hope to get at least a few giggles and eye rolls from it.

1/10


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