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Edge of Sanity (1989)

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When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elisabeth Jekyll
Sarah Maur Thorp ...
Susannah (as Sarah Maur-Thorp)
David Lodge ...
Underwood
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Johnny
Ray Jewers ...
Jill Melford ...
Flora
Lisa Davis ...
Maria
Noel Coleman ...
Egglestone
Briony McRoberts ...
Ann Underwood
Mark Elliott ...
Lanyon (as Mark Elliot)
Harry Landis ...
Coroner
Jill Pearson ...
Mrs. Egglestone
Basil Hoskins ...
Mr. Bottingham
Ruth Burnett ...
Margot
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Storyline

When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he has nothing to lose but his mind... Written by Mark J. Popp <mjpopp@cwave.com>

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'Psycho' is over the edge... See more »

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Rated R for strong perverse sexuality/violence/gore and drug use | See all certifications »

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Beira da Loucura  »

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$102,219 (USA)
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Trivia

The last film of David Lodge. See more »

Connections

Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Il Trovatore
Performed by Leontyne Price & Plácido Domingo
Courtesy of RCA Victor Red Seal A division of BMG Classics
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The bizarre perversions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - not to be missed!
26 June 2001 | by (The Mitten State, USA) – See all my reviews

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde meet Jack the Ripper in this sleazy foreign-produced film. After being plagued by visions of a sexual childhood trauma, Dr. Henry Jekyll becomes addicted to cocaine and transforms into an 80's punker (Jack "The Ripper" Hyde) with an insatiable lust for blood, hookers, and bare asses. Surprisingly tasteless, graphic, and shocking--especially for an Anthony Perkins movie! This is one of those flicks that fall into the category of being so bad it's good; so if you can get ahold it, I'd recommend it.


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