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1. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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63 Metascore

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.

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.8
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79 Metascore

Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.

Writers: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

3. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Writers: Chris Marker, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

4. The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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47 Metascore

A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Writers: Joe Carnahan, Brian Bloom, Skip Woods, Frank Lupo, Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

5. Constantine (2005)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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50 Metascore

Constantine tells the story of irreverent supernatural detective John Constantine, who has literally been to hell and back.

Writers: Jamie Delano, Garth Ennis, Kevin Brodbin, Frank A. Cappello | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf

6. Orphan (2009)

R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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42 Metascore

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

Writers: David Johnson, Alex Mace | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder

7. Halloween (2007)

R | 109 min | Horror

6.1
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47 Metascore

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.

Writers: Rob Zombie, John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Tyler Mane, Brad Dourif

8. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror

7.9
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85 Metascore

A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish adolescent girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

9. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Writers: Wes Craven, Victor Miller, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

10. The Ward (2010)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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38 Metascore

A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

Writers: Michael Rasmussen, Shawn Rasmussen | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh

11. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

Writer: Earl Mac Rauch | Director: W.D. Richter | Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum

12. Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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A group of college students gets lost in a storm during their snowmobiling trip, and takes shelter in an abandoned sanatorium, which is the home of deformed cannibals.

Writers: Declan O'Brien, Alan B. McElroy | Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Jennifer Pudavick, Tenika Davis, Kaitlyn Leeb, Terra Vnesa

13. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Writer: Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

14. The Dream Team (1989)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

6.4
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On the way to a baseball game, sanitarium patients get stranded in New York City after their chaperone is hospitalized and they're being pursued by criminals.

Writers: Jon Connolly, David Loucka | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst

15. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

5.4
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Claire Cooper dreams strange things from time to time. One night, she dreams about a little girl being taken away by a stranger, right in her neighbourhood. When her own daughter Rebecca is... See full summary »

Writers: Bari Wood, Bruce Robinson, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

16. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

17. Killer Movie (2008)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

4.7
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A reality TV director copes with a spoiled celebutante and a show gone haywire when a masked killer starts bumping off the crew in this slasher-movie satire.

Writer: Jeff Fisher | Director: Jeff Fisher | Stars: Paul Wesley, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Gloria Votsis, Torrey DeVitto

18. Dr. Giggles (1992)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

4.9
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The psychopathic son of a mass-murdering doctor, escapes from his mental institution to seek revenge on the town where his father was caught. The giggling doctor kills his victims with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Manny Coto, Graeme Whifler | Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Larry Drake, Holly Marie Combs, Cliff De Young, Glenn Quinn

19. Clownhouse (1989)

R | 81 min | Horror

5.8
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Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.

Writer: Victor Salva | Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Nathan Forrest Winters, Brian McHugh, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jerome West

20. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.

Writers: Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, William M. Gaines, Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

21. Dark Ride (2006)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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A group of six friends on a road trip stop off at an amusement park attraction named 'Dark Ride', unaware that a psychopath who brutally murdered two girls, has just escaped a mental institution and is seeking refuge there.

Writers: Robert Dean Klein, Craig Singer | Director: Craig Singer | Stars: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Patrick Renna, David Clayton Rogers, Alex Solowitz

22. After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Robert Redlin, James Foley | Director: James Foley | Stars: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

23. Madhouse (2004)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.

Writers: William Butler, Aaron Strongoni | Director: William Butler | Stars: Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, Natasha Lyonne, Lance Henriksen

24. Joker (2012)

Not Rated | Comedy, Sci-Fi

2.6
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In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. The village had the distinction of ... See full summary »

Writer: Shirish Kunder | Director: Shirish Kunder | Stars: Priya Ahuja, Asrani, Neelam Bhagchandani, Madhavi Desphange

25. Nobel Son (2007)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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28 Metascore

Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PhD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jody Savin, Randall Miller | Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Shawn Hatosy, Mary Steenburgen

26. Tere Naam (2003)

132 min | Romance

7.1
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Problems arise when Radhey Mohan, a delinquent falls in love with a girl named Nirjara.

Writers: Bala, Jainendra Jain | Director: Satish Kaushik | Stars: Salman Khan, Bhoomika Chawla, Mahima Chaudhry, Sachin Khedekar

27. Trauma (1993)

R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A young man tries to help a teenage European girl whom escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them.

Writers: Franco Ferrini, Gianni Romoli, Dario Argento, T.E.D. Klein, Ruth Jessup | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Christopher Rydell, Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, Frederic Forrest

28. Sorority House Massacre (1986)

R | 74 min | Horror

4.0
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A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she ... See full summary »

Writer: Carol Frank | Director: Carol Frank | Stars: Angela O'Neill, Wendy Martel, Pamela Ross, Nicole Rio

29. Chained Fury: Lesbian Slave Desires (2003 Video)

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Imprisoned for the brutal murder of her unfaithful boyfriend and his lover, Cassandra has engineered her escape and is now on the run having taken on a nurses identity. Arriving at a ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Hyde | Director: Lloyd A. Simandl | Stars: Marcela Hodna, John Comer, Eva Nemeth, Vladimira Pitelova

30. Random Harvest (1942)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.

Writers: Claudine West, George Froeschel, Arthur Wimperis, James Hilton | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

31. Absurd (1981)

90 min | Horror

5.3
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A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.

Writer: George Eastman | Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: George Eastman, Annie Belle, Charles Borromel, Katya Berger

32. Mister Buddwing (1966)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.

Writers: Evan Hunter, Dale Wasserman | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: James Garner, Jean Simmons, Suzanne Pleshette, Katharine Ross

33. The Initiation (1984)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Kelly Fairchild has become a college student and a member of the Delta Ro Kai sorority. During all her life, she has suffered from a nightmare where a man is burning. She meets an assistant... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Pratt Jr. | Director: Larry Stewart | Stars: Vera Miles, Clu Gulager, Daphne Zuniga, James Read

34. Avenging Angel (1985)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.6
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Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Michael Cala, Robert Vincent O'Neill | Director: Robert Vincent O'Neill | Stars: Betsy Russell, Rory Calhoun, Susan Tyrrell, Ossie Davis

35. Teacher's Pet (2000)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

3.9
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A college coed falls for her teacher and will kill anyone who gets in her way.

Writer: Richard Brandes | Director: Marcus Spiegel | Stars: Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jsu Garcia, Katherine Kendall, Jeanette Brox

36. Campfire Stories (2001)

R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

2.8
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Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest ... See full summary »

Writer: Bob Cea | Directors: Bob Cea, Andrzej Krakowski, Jeff Mazzola | Stars: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, John Hensley, Joshua Harto, Charlie Day

37. The Cat and the Canary (1939)

72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Lynn Starling, John Willard | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

38. Devil Times Five (1974)

R | 88 min | Horror

5.1
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Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.

Writers: Sandra Lee Blowitz, John Durren, Dylan Jones | Directors: Sean MacGregor, David Sheldon | Stars: Sorrell Booke, Gene Evans, Taylor Lacher, Joan McCall

39. Napoleon and Samantha (1972)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.

Writer: Stewart Raffill | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Johnny Whitaker, Will Geer

40. The Darkroom (2006)

83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.

Writers: Michael Hurst, Mark A. Altman | Director: Michael Hurst | Stars: Shawn Pyfrom, Reed Diamond, Greg Grunberg, Lucy Lawless

41. Psycho Ward (2007)

R | 90 min | Horror

2.1
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While on a research outing, a group of urban explorers get more than they bargained for when the visit the site of an abandoned mental hospital and discover it's hiding a terrifying secret.... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Lee Thompson | Director: Patrick McBrearty | Stars: Jacqueline Betts, Bobby Horvath, Liam Card, Tim Clarke

42. Pigs (1972)

R | 80 min | Horror

3.5
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Lynn Hart is a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her. Stealing a nurse's uniform and car, Lynn ends ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Toni Lawrence, Jesse Vint, Catherine Ross, Paul Hickey

43. The Monkey's Uncle (1965)

87 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Midvale College is in fear of losing it's college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter ... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred Lewis Levitt, Helen Levitt | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Leon Ames, Arthur O'Connell

44. Delinquent School Girls (1975)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Three mental patients (a bad impersonator, a baseball player, and a gay fashion designer) escape their asylum and sexually assault their way into a girl's private school. The girls ... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Corarito, John Lamb, Maurice Smith | Director: Greg Corarito | Stars: Michael Pataki, Bob Minor, Stephen Stucker, Colleen Brennan

45. Yellowknife (2002)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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The film tells the story of three couples on the road between the Atlantic coast and the Northwest Territories in Canada.

Writer: Rodrigue Jean | Director: Rodrigue Jean | Stars: Sébastien Huberdeau, Hélène Florent, Patsy Gallant, Philippe Clément

46. Deadly Strangers (1975)

R | 88 min | Thriller

6.7
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After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat ... See full summary »

Writer: Philip Levene | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Hayley Mills, Simon Ward, Sterling Hayden, Ken Hutchison

47. Prey of the Chameleon (1992)

R | 91 min | Action, Thriller

5.0
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J.D. returns to his small Texas hometown where four years ago he left Carrie at the altar. She's now a deputy sheriff, and she's not happy to see him. He soon has a job offer in Bakersfield... See full summary »

Writers: April Campbell Jones, Fleming B. Fuller | Director: Fleming B. Fuller | Stars: Daphne Zuniga, James Wilder, Alexandra Paul, Don Harvey

48. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

Writers: Edward Hume, Nathaniel Benchley | Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Linda Blair, Martin Sheen, Jeanne Cooper, Lee de Broux

49. Aalavandhan (2001)

178 min | Thriller

7.1
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The story follows Abhay (Haasan) who has a disturbed childhood and severe mental trauma misunderstands her to be Sister in Law Tejasvini (Raveena Tandon) who is supposed to marry his Army ... See full summary »

Writer: Kamal Hassan | Director: Suresh Krishna | Stars: Kamal Hassan, Raveena Tandon, Manisha Koirala, Shri Vallabh Vyas

50. Halloween Night (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

4.1
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The film follows Chris Vale (Scot Nery), a young man who was wrongly convicted of murdering his family in 1982, and admitted into an insane asylum based largely on the fact that Chris had ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Gingold, David Michael Latt | Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Derek Osedach, Rebekah Kochan, Scot Nery, Sean Durrie