Most Popular "Criminally Insane" Titles
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1. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 897,766 | Gross: $128.01M
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.
Votes: 99,375 | Gross: $0.10M
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.
Votes: 194,362 | Gross: $52.16M
5. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)
PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime
Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.
6. 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 led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Votes: 66,341 | Gross: $13.10M
7. Gothika (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.
Votes: 95,183 | Gross: $59.69M
8. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Votes: 47,816 | Gross: $40.85M
9. 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.
Votes: 55,874 | Gross: $33.31M
10. 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...
Votes: 9,589 | Gross: $0.43M
11. Instinct (1999)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.
Votes: 28,920 | Gross: $34.10M
12. The Funhouse Massacre (2015)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
Six of the world's scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse, whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.
14. Reefer Madness (1936)
PG | 66 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
16. Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Aliens land in the town of "Speelburgh" searching for the source of rock & roll. They find trouble with Dee Dee, Frankie and the pack.
17. Truth (2013)
TV-MA | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A suspenseful, psychological thriller, "Truth" exposes the hidden demons buried deep inside each and every one of us. After a chance encounter over the Internet, Caleb, who suffers from ... See full summary »
18. The Cat and the Canary (1978)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
19. 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.
20. The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Unrated | 91 min | Crime, 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 »
21. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)
Approved | 88 min | Horror, Mystery
In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.
22. I lossens time (2013)
93 min | Crime, Drama
Helen, who is a priest, is approached by scientist Lisbeth with a desperate plea for help. A young man, who has been sent to a high security psychiatric ward after having killed an old ... See full summary »
27. 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 »
28. 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 »
29. Shan dong kuang ren (1985)
Cheng Tzu-hao and Kao Ying-wei, are CID officers in Hong Kong that are transferred to the same action squad to help solve a number of robberies and murders committed by a notorious, vicious... See full summary »
The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Beyond the Veil
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
After memories of an alien abduction, Eddie Wexler finds himself at an institute where the staff makes patients with similar memories relive their experiences. Are the patients paranoid, or is the institute infiltrated by aliens?
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 »
Official Detective (1957– )
30 min | Mystery, Adventure
A mad bomber terrorizes Rockford, Illinois by placing increasingly powerful explosives in homes, churches and factories. The police are stymied because there is no apparent motive or pattern to the disasters - and worse, no suspects.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sara accompanies Grissom to a mental hospital where one of its inmates has been murdered inside his room. Interviewing patients prove to be harder than usual as most of them are mentally ... See full summary »
The two Julies discover a stray cat. Di shows Josh the ropes. Helen moves Podger to G Wing, much to the annoyance of everyone else. Someone sets fire to Nikki's cell.
The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A scientist working for the DOD commits suicide. Mulder and Scully start an investigation only to discover a secret mutation experiment.
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)
48 min | 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.
Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Nature of the Beast
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
While Michael is tasked by the organization he infiltrated to take down a drug smuggler, Fiona, Jesse, and Strong find out more about its leader, James.
T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)
TV-PG | 70 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Semiconscious after an auto accident, Stacy is taken in by an escaped mental patient claiming to be a doctor.
Crime Stories (1998– )
The Bedroom Strangler
46 min | Documentary
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 »
The Pest House
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Asylum inmates become prime suspects in a series of brutal copycat murders linked to urban legends.
Bad Girls (1999–2006)
The Turn of the Screw
As Fenner recuperates in hospital, Helen heads the internal investigation into his stabbing. Sylvia arranges for Shell's transfer to Larkhall's "Muppet Wing" where a surprise cell mate awaits. Nikki remains in a state of heartbreak.
Star Trek (1966–1969)
Whom Gods Destroy
TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
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.