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Asylum (1997)

A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic.

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Nicholas Tordone
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Jake
Tom Poster ...
Acting Instructor
Deborah Worthing ...
Amanda
Rebecca Rothstein ...
Hospital Receptionist
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Ronald Briggs
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Dr. Frank Meyers
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Screaming Patient
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Tommy Baylor
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Robert Ford ...
Neckbrace Guy
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Belinda Davis
Elise Rothberg ...
Davis Receptionist
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Dominic
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Dr. Carl Bradley
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A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The Usual Suspects Are Anything But Usual See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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9 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Connections

Remake of Shock Corridor (1963) See more »

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Romance
and "Dumka"
Composed by Leos Janácek
from Czech Mate, produced by Kirsten Fife
Performed by Kirsten Fife and Paul DaSilva
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Dark Thriller Keeps You Guessing
5 October 1999 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Cool movie. Robert Patrick is awesome as a suicidal detective who must find his shrink's murderer by going undercover in a psych hospital. Performances were above average for this kind of B-thriller and there were some genuinely creepy moments -- although it could have used a few more. Much more of a drama than a horror film, but a lot better than the usual straight-to-video fare. *** out of ****


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