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The Attic Expeditions (2001)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trevor Blackburn
Dr. Ek
Dr. Thalama
Dr. Coffee
Beth Bates ...
Shannon Hart Cleary ...
Samuel Leventhal
Doctor 1
Andrew Ggem ...
Doctor 2
Cutter Cutshaw ...


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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His search for peace of mind... will leave his mind in pieces. 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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19 April 2002 (USA)  »

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Horror in the Attic  »

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The house became a living space for the lead actor and at times for crew members. During the 18 days at "The House of Love," the challenging shooting schedule was handled by two revolving crews, sometimes working overlapping hours, as well as a third video unit shooting footage to be used for Dr. Ek's monitors of the house. See more »


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 »


Ronald: Trevor, you got to get me out of here, I don't know what's happening to me. I can't tell you who I am because my can't remember a damn thing. My mind is all fucked up in this damn puppet head, but I swear to you as God is my witness, I am not this guy's hand!
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"A horror film for smart people"
22 June 2002 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching the DVD and can't wait to see it again! Jeremy Kasten does a great job for his first movie. He creates an atmospheric, unsettling, and at times just plain weird journey into subjective reality. The film has a certain insecure tension -- just when you think you're putting it together, Kasten throws in another piece of the puzzle and you have to re-think what you thought you knew. I enjoy films that don't spoon-feed me the answers, but rather allow me to draw my own conclusions. I also like the use of the unreliable narrator...the last 20 minutes is a roller-coaster ride! Jeffrey Combs is absolutely perfect as Doctor Ek, and Seth Green is hilarious yet unnerving as the mysterious Douglas. Seth always brings multiple levels to his characters, and I rate this as one of his best performances. Don't be put off by the fact that this movie may be referred to as "low budget" - in my opinion, that fact makes the production all that more sincere. The DVD will give those with a home theater system a good workout and add to the overall experience...and watch it after the sun goes down with all the lights out too!

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