Disturbed (1990)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  16 November 1990 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Derrek Russell
Michael Kahn
Nurse Francine
Sandy Ramirez
Pat Tuel
Lydell M. Cheshier ...
Lidell (as Lydell Cheshier)
Carrie Lynn ...
Kim McGuire ...
Jack David Walker ...
Maria R. Kelly ...
Kari (as Maria Kelley)
Officer Bill Wyman (as Lee Drew)


10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now the same urge overcomes him with his new patient Sandy. He doesn't know that she's the daughter of his previous victim and that she's come for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The Doctor is in... but out of his mind!


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16 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anoihtos logariasmos  »

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At the very end of the film, after Dr. Russell screams in his padded cell, you can hear the director say "cut." See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits is a scene of Dr. Russell going crazy in his padded cell. See more »


References The Johnny Carson Show (1955) See more »


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Truly awful and and should be an absolute embarrassment to all involved ,,,
6 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Malcolm McDowell has done much better films (see "The Barber"), but none worse than this amateurish atrocity. The script, if there was one, makes no sense whatsoever. The acting by Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Pricilla Pointer, Pamela Gidley, and everyone else is pathetic. I have no idea where the positive reviews here came from, but I guarantee that "Disturbed" is terrible. Don't believe me? Believe this. After reviewing over 800 movies on IMDb, I say this is absolutely the worst film I have seen, and I have viewed some real crap for sure. Beyond ridiculous, the script is not developed past a fifth grade level. You have been warned. - MERK

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