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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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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
Beth Bates ...
Faith
Shannon Hart Cleary ...
Amy
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Samuel Leventhal
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Ronald
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Nurse
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Liz
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Doctor 1
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Cutter Cutshaw ...
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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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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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Horror in the Attic  »

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When the producers found the house that was to become the primary shooting location for the film in South Central LA, an agreement was reached between the mansion's owner and the producers whereby the production could use the house as a base of operations and shooting location for several months, at no cost, in exchange for major renovations to the crumbling estate. Writer Marshall took up residence in the house and assisted the art department in creating the sets over the next three months. 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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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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Original and Entertaining
8 May 2003 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie has exactly the right balance between horror and humor and, more importantly, between revealing too much and revealing too little. Some questions are answered at the end, but some are not, and I for one like that some are not. It is not a pat, boil-in-the-bag horror movie. It is intelligent and requires that you pay attention, but it's not as if that's terribly hard to do, because it succeeds in being entertaining throughout. Those expecting pornographic vivisections will be disappointed; compared to movies like "Hellraiser," this film is more rightly classified as "psychological thriller" than horror. It remains an excellent movie, however, and if you don't get it maybe you ought to watch again. Pay a bit more attention next time.


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