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Doom Asylum (1987)

R | | Comedy, Horror
A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.

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Judy LaRue / Kiki LaRue
Ruth Collins ...
Tina
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Jane
William Hay ...
Mike
Kenny L. Price ...
Dennis
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Darnell
Dawn Alvan ...
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Farin ...
Rapunzel
Michael Rogen ...
Mitch Hansen
Harvey Keith ...
Medical Examiner
Steven G. Menkin ...
Assistant Medical Examiner (as Steve Menkin)
Paul Giorgi ...
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A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum. Written by Chris Cuomo

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Shot in eight days. See more »

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During the fight scene on the roof, Tina breaks the glass in a door with a trashcan, but in later shots, the glass is unbroken. See more »

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Dedicated to Herman and Mary, Jack and Ruth, Mac and Helen, Sam and Betty, John and Florence Menkin. See more »

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References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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Tormental
Performed by Psychodrama
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I Was On the Set While they Filmed this in '87
30 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a boy growing up in NJ I had the privilege of knowing one of the crew of this film and living 20 minutes from Essex County where this now demolished asylum once stood. Back in 1987 we got to see them filming the part where they were praying in the chapel of the asylum. I remember the killer Mitch scared the bejesus out of me as a kid and I think I even had some nightmares. That old asylum was damned creepy and there was a lot of supernatural presence. Today my brother and I still have the autographed photograph of the actor who played the killer. I'm 26 now and I'm a die-hard fan of the genre for those that want to talk horror movies, you know how to reach me!

Dave


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