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The Attic Expeditions (2001)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Mystery  -  19 April 2002 (USA)
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Trevor is a young man who has been sentenced to a long stay in a mental hospital after brutally killing his girlfriend. However, the longer Trevor is in stir, the more he wonders if the ... See full summary »

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Trevor Blackburn
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Douglas
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Dr. Ek
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Dr. Thalama
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Dr. Coffee
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Liz
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Trevor is a young man who has been sentenced to a long stay in a mental hospital after brutally killing his girlfriend. However, the longer Trevor is in stir, the more he wonders if the murder ever really happened, or if it's all just a horrible fantasy implanted in his brain by Dr. Ek, the sinister director of the asylum. Written by Schleppy

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Your Mind Can Not Be Trusted. See more »


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Rated R for strong sexual content, horror violence/gore, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Horror in the Attic  »

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In keeping with Kasten's vision for off-kilter hyper realism, the hospital location was exactly that; an abandoned hospital in Downey, California. See more »

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Near the end when Trevor and Faith are making love, you can see the actor is wearing a flesh-tone g-string. As they are sitting and talking in the follow scene, you can see the "string" part on his hips. See more »

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Douglas: No one that you ever knew, or loved, or who loved you, or anyone who was ever anything to you that made you think that they might be as real as you are, ever proved that all six billion of the rest of us aren't all in it together against you.
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"thinking man's horror film"
14 March 2003 | by (Godzilla Manor) – See all my reviews

The above tag line is a tip-of-the-hat nod to a previous IMDB user, and I agree. Seriously, I have never read such a deep divide in viewers over a horror movie! I have to wonder about people who call this movie "boring." What do audiences want from horror films today? There is real fear, dread and (most importantly) disorienting. I must agree that many younger minds with short attention spans will not enjoy this movie, but if you were intrigued by 12 Monkeys, Memento, Eraserhead, and other movies you HAD TO WATCH AND THINK ABOUT, I highly recommend this movie. Don't like loose ends? Tough! Want everything explained? Out of luck! But if you read Phillip K. Dick, H.P. Lovecraft or William Hope Hodgson, you will be pleased with this highly literate movie. I am looking forward to more from the director.


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