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Asylum (I) (1997)

 -  Drama | Horror | Thriller  -  9 May 1997 (USA)
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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.

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Nicholas Tordone
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Tom Poster ...
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Ronald Briggs
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Neckbrace Guy
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Belinda Davis
Elise Rothberg ...
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Dominic
Jon Huffman ...
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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Smart, Stylish Mystery --
12 June 2003 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Not the first thriller to take place in a mental institution, but one of the better. Leading man Patrick does a nice job as an unstable P.I. who goes undercover to find the killer of his shrink. Nice mix of suspense and humor - might have been better without all the laughs.

Malcolm McDowell is fun to watch as a murderous patient named Rane. Is he the killer or does he hold the secret to the mystery?? Good acting outshines the slick camerawork. Nice surprise thriller.


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