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Dark Asylum (2001)

R  |   |  Thriller, Horror  |  8 November 2001 (USA)
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A madman terrorizes a female psychologist when they are accidently locked up in an abandoned asylum.

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Quitz
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The Trasher
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Connolly
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Anderson
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Grandma Peg
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Buzz
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Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, and her only help is the janitor, Quitz who may in fact be a forgotten asylum inmate. Written by Anonymous

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Terror is the only sane response.

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Rated R for violence/terror and language | See all certifications »

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Dark asylum - Il trucidatore  »

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Carries a message, but not what the makers intended
25 March 2002 | by (Ottawa, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Okay, I didn't expect much from this movie. No big names, except for Larry Drake (when was the last time he was in something decent?), and Pauline Porizkova (Ric Ocasek's SO). Your typical idiot plot (everybody acts like an idiot otherwise the movie would be over in about 5 minutes), your unstoppable loonie, your designated victims. Refreshing change in that we didn't have to listen to the loonie babble endlessly. However, the big oddity is the implicit message: sane people are stupid, ineffectual, weak, and incompetent. Crazies, on the other hand, are cunning, tough, brutally strong, and endure gunshots with only minor annoyance. This is seen not only in our unstoppable villain, but also in the sympathetic, supportive nutcase who aids our heroine. It is even seen (albeit briefly) in our heroine herself, who has her sanity repeatedly questioned when she starts behaving with some sense of self-preservation. Add in the coffee-swilling, donut scarfing cops and you have 90 minutes of stupidity you won't want to watch sober.


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