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Edge of Sanity (1989)

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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Glynis Barber ...
Elisabeth Jekyll
Sarah Maur Thorp ...
Susannah (as Sarah Maur-Thorp)
David Lodge ...
Underwood
Ben Cole ...
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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Psychopathic. Perverted. Pure Evil. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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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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Box Office

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$102,219 (USA)
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Originally in the story, Dr. Henry Jekyll's counter-part was named Edward Hyde, not Jack. See more »

Connections

Version of Mary Reilly (1996) See more »

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Il Trovatore
Performed by Leontyne Price & Plácido Domingo
Courtesy of RCA Victor Red Seal A division of BMG Classics
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Anthony Perkins shines in this movie.
5 July 2004 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Excellent performance by none other than Anthony Perkins.

This 90's version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is impressive for it's high graphic content of sex and gore. Surely a delightful for horror fans who enjoy little known horror movies.

Mr. Perkins' character is shy, and sexual repressed, similar to Norman Bates from "Psycho". But this time Mr. Perkins' great performance is mainly because his character is similar to Norman a shy sexually repressed man), which is Anthony Perkins' most recognized performance ever.

The cockaine connection with the original Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is interesting and even uses slasher elements. The result: a wicked movie only for horror fans.

6/10


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