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Human Experiments (1979)

A demented prison doctor performs gruesome shock therapy experiments on inmates.

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Doctor Hans R. Kline
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Mover
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Granny
Mercedes Shirley ...
Warden Weber
Darlene Craviotto ...
Rita
Marie O'Henry ...
Tanya
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Jimmy
Caroline Davies ...
Pam
Cherie Franklin ...
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Mat Tibbs
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Sheriff Tibbs
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Derril Willis
James O'Connell ...
Father
Rebecca Bohanon ...
Mother
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Country singer Rachel (Haynes) is arrested and charged with murder and placed in prison. Psychiatric sessions are run by the sadistic Dr. Kline, whose idea of mental health is to erase the patient's personality and completely replace it with a new one through brainwashing. Written by Ørnås

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The victims: young female inmates

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26 September 1980 (Finland)  »

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Women in Prison  »

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Although passed uncut for cinema by the BBFC the uncertified video appeared briefly on the UK list of video nasties in 1984. To date it has never been released since. See more »

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Ridiculously bad - one of the most mind-numbingly boring movies ever made!
15 October 2006 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

I'd heard nothing but bad things about this film prior to seeing it, but yet I still went ahead and watched it purely because it was one of the films banned by the DPP back in the early eighties. Judging by the title, I was expecting this film to have been banned for scenes ghoulish experimentation, but it would seem more likely the DPP opted to take it out of circulation simply to spare film viewers from its inherent boredom. Apparently, Human Experiments is a 'women in prison' flick, but instead of ritual torture and nudity, all we have is a film where absolutely nothing at all happens. Human Experiments is by far one of the most tiresome movies I've ever had the displeasure of watching, and honestly; the only good thing I have to say about the film is that at least it only lasts about eighty minutes. They are eighty very long minutes, however, and unless you've decided to see everything on the Video Nasty list as I have, there is absolutely no reason to see this film. For once, I agree with the censors - this movie really shouldn't be viewed by anyone!


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