Most Popular "Criminally Insane" Titles
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1. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding near-by.
2. Bronson (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
3. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
4. Gothika (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked with no memory of why she is there and what she has done.
5. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
6. Midnight Express (1978)
R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
7. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
8. The Informant! (2009)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.
9. Savage Grace (2007)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...
10. Reefer Madness (1936)
TV-PG | 66 min | Drama
Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.
11. Asylum (I) (1972)
PG | 88 min | Horror, Mystery
A young psychiatrist interviews four inmates in a mental asylum to satisfy a requirement for employment. He hears stories about 1) the revenge of a murdered wife, 2) a tailor who makes a ... See full summary »
12. Asylum Blackout (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm.
15. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)
Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.
16. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)
Approved | 88 min | Horror
Locals in an Italian village believe evil has taken over the estate of a recently deceased pianist where several murders have taken place. The alleged killer: the pianist's severed hand.
17. The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts ... See full summary »
19. How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy
2 girls on the lam hide out in a college fraternity.
20. Who's There? (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
Ashlee Fridenberg Irene González and Natalie Hansen Ewelina Lukaszewska are two college students. On a crazy week, they decide to take a Ryan Air flight to spend the weekend in the forests ... See full summary »
21. Animal Crackers (Pentimenti) (2012)
9 min | Short, Crime, Drama
There is no doubt that Sylvie (Krista Blomberg) adores Little Amanda (Alexis Weil) as she spends time with her and they prepare for Amanda's bath. Ten years later Sylvie is a changed woman ... See full summary »
Harbor Command (1957– )
30 min | Action
When Captain Hardesty fires an electrician for constantly picking fights with his fellow crew members, the enraged sailor threatens to blow the vessel into smithereens. Hardesty thought ... See full summary »
The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Carolyn, the unfaithful wife of a city prosecutor, witnesses a murder after meeting her paramour in a hotel. She cannot identify him, but the killer, an escapee from a mental institution, befriends and begins stalking her.
Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Action, Crime, Drama
A go-go dancer is discovered murdered and bound with television antenna wire. She was a former policewoman and girlfriend of Starsky's, which sparks him and Hutch to tap several eccentric informants for a lead on the crazed killer.
Crime Stories (1998– )
The Bedroom Strangler
Women are being attacked in their beds at night. At each crime scene police find no trace of forced entry and are baffled as to how this intruder is gaining access to apartments sometimes ... See full summary »
Star Trek (1966–1969)
Whom Gods Destroy
51 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Kirk and Spock are taken prisoners by a former starship captain named Garth, who now resides at, and has taken over, a high security asylum for the criminally insane.