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Madhouse (2004)

A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.

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The psychiatric intern Clark Stevens comes to Cunningham Hall, a mental healthy facility administrated by Dr. Franks, for a training period before his graduation in medical college. He gets close to the resident Sara and to Ben London, a dangerous patient lodged in cell 44 in the basement of the clinic. Clark becomes intrigued with a boy, who seems to be a ghost, and finds that Dr. Franks does not use real medication in the patients. A further investigation shows hidden dark secrets in the clinic. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Let the insanity begin.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong horror violence/gore and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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30 July 2004 (Italy)  »

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Ludnica  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,737 (Hong Kong) (29 October 2004)
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Trivia

The building seen at the very end of the film is "Stites Mental Facility", obviously named after Todd Stites, the post-production supervisor and the actor who played the "Trannie". See more »

Goofs

In love scene, Clark takes off Sara's shirt. Next shot, shirt is still on. Next shot, it's off again. See more »

Connections

References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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Screwy Girl
Written by Cecile Morel-Journel
Performed by Tara King Th.
Courtesy of Mudah Peach/Lakeshore Records
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one of the hidden surprises of the year
27 September 2004 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

i have seen it. i always like movie theme like horror cum mental institution. e.g. session 9, house of haunted hill remake springs to my mind. lance henrikssen has only a small role here. anyway, in madhouse, i found it creepy, disturbing and scary throughout the movie especially the first time we see the "basement lock up patients" scenes. the sound design/effect is very very vigorous. this is another movie which got a 'clever' ending, it's not a 'scratching my hairs' kinda ending but rather a 'WoW" ending. i truly recommend it.

to anyone who wish to know my selection of favourite horror movies, here it is: - the shining - psycho - the ring remake - the grudge (original) - jaws - the exorcist - the eye (hong kong) - dead end .......etc etc


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