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Playroom (1989)

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An archaeologist is haunted by a nightmare in which his family is murdered.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Aliff ...
Jenny
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Daniel
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Chris
James Purcell ...
Paul
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Marcy
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Roman Hart
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Secretary
Maja Sabljic ...
Dr. Petrovic (as Maja)
Petar Bozovic ...
Jelko
Sinisa Copic ...
Orderly #1
Dragana Marjanovic ...
Kaley
Ann Pesic ...
Chris' Mother
Mihailo Pesic ...
Little Chris
Slavoljub Plavsic-Zvonce ...
Guard
Dragomir Stanojevic ...
Orderly #2
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An archaeologist is haunted by a nightmare in which his family is murdered.

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Last stop... is hell.

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6 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Schizo  »

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Filmed in April, May, and June of 1989, but not released until going straight-to-video on 20 September 1990. See more »

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Marcy: Is he going to pound all day? I'm trying to meditate.
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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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"Schizo" or "Playroom" has a close and mystical atmosphere, but it is not the psychological thriller it claims and wants to be. The story twist is too fast moving concerning to what you know about the main character from the beginning of the movie.

Chris, played by Chris McDonnell of "Happy Gilmore", never has the sympathy of the viewer. McDonnell's acting is overdone. The other characters, Marcy (Jamie Rose) and Paul, seem to be only important for being killed by Chris, who turns into a murderer way to fast. But...nice ways to kill the others...!

Wonderful landscape, average story.

5 out of 10


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