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Alone in the Dark (1982)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  12 November 1982 (USA)
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A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.

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Thanks to a major power cut, a gang of psychopaths breaks out of the Haven maximum security mental institute in order to lay siege to the psychiatrists who have tormented them over the years with their bizarre theories... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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When the lights go out the terror begins. See more »

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Solos en la oscuridad  »

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It was producer Robert Shaye that actually came up with the idea of the character of 'The Bleeder'. Shaye liked the idea of a crazed murderer who always hid his face and was revealed later in the film. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Leo Bain: Mind moving fast is crazy. Mind slow is sane. Mind stopped... is God.
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

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Take Me To The Bridge
Written and Performed by The Sic Fucks
Produced by Andy Shernoff (as Adny Shernoff)
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Slow at the beginning, strong, scary finish
26 March 2000 | by (Palm Bay, Fl) – See all my reviews

Very slow but picks up through the movie. The character of Tom Smith was a surprise. Good acting by Palance and Landau. Surprise acting ability of Schultz. Watched it 3 times. The knife through the mattress was scary. Would recommend it.


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