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Human Experiments (1979)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Haynes ...
Rachel Foster
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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 ...
Cell Guard
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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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Referenced in The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) See more »

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Bad Movie - Banned in the U.K.
19 November 2002 | by (hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

I like hardcore horror, but this banned film (sometimes marketed as a women in prison movie) is not very interesting and may be Scientologist propaganda.

Shocker scenes include the discovery of a massacred family and the full frontal nude spraying of inmates. Otherwise I found little of interest other than a scene involving the bloody and semi-topless lead covered in real live bugs, many of which were huge and bizarre.

Is the main character being psychologically tormented by an evil doctor or is she seeing things that are not there? I didn't really care, but it's all resolved at the end. Quite a far fetched and annoying end at that.


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