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Autopsy -- A young woman tries to find her injured boyfriend in a bizzare and dangerous hospital.

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A young woman tries to find her injured boyfriend in a bizzare and dangerous hospital. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jessica Lowndes ... Emily
Ross Kohn ... Bobby

Ross McCall ... Jude

Ashley Schneider ... Clare

Arcadiy Golubovich ... Dmitriy (as Arkady Golubovich)

Gregg Brazzel ... Man under Car (as Greg Brazzel)

Robert LaSardo ... Scott

Michael Bowen ... Travis

Jenette Goldstein ... Nurse Marian

Robert Patrick ... Dr. Benway
Elijah Hardy ... Gregory

Kevin M. White ... Man in Hall
Tatyana Kanavka ... Gretchen
Jeff L. Deist ... Scarred Naked Man (as Jeff Deist)

Eric F. Adams ... Officer Jacobs
Janine Venable ... Lisette
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

William Hope ... Additional Zombie Voices (voice) (uncredited)
Marcus Morales ... Skinny Kid on Hospital Bed (uncredited)

Ryan O'Quinn ... Zombie Voices (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Adam Gierasch 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jace Anderson (written by) &
Adam Gierasch (written by) &
E.L. Katz (written by)

Produced by
Michael Arata .... executive producer
Darrel Casalino .... executive producer
Jerry Daigle .... executive producer
Baron Davis .... executive producer
Harmon Kaslow .... executive producer
Ryan Lewis .... associate producer
Jason Loughridge .... coordinating producer: Los Angeles
Steve Markoff .... producer (as Steven C. Markoff)
Raymond J. Markovich .... executive producer
John Martin .... executive producer
Mike Marvin .... executive producer
Haven McCord .... associate producer
Bruce McNall .... producer (as Bruce P. McNall)
Olga Mirimskaya .... executive producer
Christopher Pavlick .... line producer: Los Angeles
Jessica Rhoades .... producer (as Jessica Horowitz)
Robert Taleghany .... co-producer: Los Angeles
Warren Zide .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph Bishara 
 
Cinematography by
Anthony B. Richmond (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Cohen 
 
Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
 
Production Design by
Deborah Raymond 
Dorian Vernacchio 
 
Set Decoration by
Greta Grigorian 
 
Costume Design by
Amanda Friedland 
 
Makeup Department
Denise Baer .... special makeup effects crew
Ashley Benatar .... additional hair stylist: Louisiana
Ashley Benatar .... additional makeup artist: Louisiana
Brian Blair .... special makeup effects crew (as Bryan Blair)
Blake Bolger .... special makeup effects crew
Emily Burka .... key makeup artist: Louisiana
Thom Cammer .... hair department head: Los Angeles (as Thomas Cammer)
Thom Cammer .... makeup department head: Los Angeles (as Thomas Cammer)
Kim Collea .... hair assistant: Los Angeles
Kim Collea .... makeup assistant: Los Angeles
Tommy Cyr .... hair assistant: Los Angeles
Tommy Cyr .... makeup assistant: Los Angeles
Jeff L. Deist .... special makeup effects technician (as Jeff Deist)
Ayla Dew .... hair assistant: Los Angeles
Ayla Dew .... makeup assistant: Los Angeles
Margeaux Fox .... key hair stylist: Louisiana
Snowy Highfield .... special makeup effects crew (as Peter 'Snowy' Highfield)
Brian Jones .... special makeup effects crew
Gary Pawlowski .... special makeup effects crew
Mike J. Regan .... special makeup effects technician (as Mike Jay Regan)
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... special makeup effects creator: Two Hours in the Dark
Georgiana Pana Tunnicliffe .... special makeup effects crew
Claire Jane Vranian .... special makeup effects coordinator
Chad Washam .... special makeup effects crew
Christopher Dooly .... makeup effects crew (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Dennis T. Benatar .... production consultant (as Dennis Benatar)
Andrew Cohen .... post-production supervisor
Jerry Lambert .... unit production manager (as Jerrold W. Lambert)
Sarah Regan .... unit production manager: Los Angeles (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andre James Champagne .... second assistant director: Louisiana (as Andre Champagne)
Ben Ledoux .... first assistant director
Dodd Loomis .... second second assistant director: Louisiana (as Ilia 'Dodd' Loomis)
Thomas E. Nicholson .... assistant director: Los Angeles (as Thomas Nicholson)
Dave Parker .... second unit director: Los Angeles
Benjamin Schneider .... assistant director: second unit (as Ben Schneider)
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... second unit director: Louisiana
 
Art Department
Marina Abramyan .... art department: Los Angeles
Ryan Bust .... set dressing leadman
Jocelyn Coffman .... props assistant: Los Angeles
Chris Edwards .... set dresser
Mike Fitzgerald .... art director: Los Angeles
Stephanie Furr .... property master: Los Angeles
John Gorman .... set dresser
Justin Grizzle .... art department: Los Angeles
Dustin Hernen .... on-set dresser
Samson Kellman .... art director: Los Angeles
Michael Kornuta .... art department: Los Angeles (as Michael Kornutz)
Shawn McKinney .... art department: Los Angeles
Ken Perkins .... storyboard artist (as Kenneth Perkins)
Janna Roach .... assistant property master
Marvin Salsberg .... construction coordinator
Larry Spurlock .... on set painter
Kd Amond .... painter (uncredited)
Kaley Daniel .... set dresser (uncredited)
Michelle Rolland .... property master (uncredited)
Grant Widmer .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael Brown .... foley artist
Michael Brown .... foley editor
Paul Timothy Carden .... sound effects editor
Steven Huerstel .... boom operator (as Steve Huerstel)
Yagmur Kaplan .... sound re-recording mixer
Sylvain Loiseau .... sound facility manager
Brad Lokey .... sound utility
Antonio Moncada .... location sound mixer
Thomas Popp .... sound mixer: second unit
Adam Ragon .... foley artist (as Adam Regona)
Sergio Reyes .... sound re-recording mixer
Christopher Sheldon .... foley artist (as Chris Sheldon)
Christopher Sheldon .... supervising sound editor (as Chris Sheldon)
Lee Ascher .... sound mixer: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Phillip Perpich .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Brian Bankston .... special effects assistant
Michael Nami Sr. .... special effects unit foreman (as Mike Nami)
David K. Nami .... special effects supervisor (as David Nami)
David Nash .... special effects technician (as Dave Nash)
 
Visual Effects by
Evan Ghigliotty .... lead compositor: Identity Studios (as Evan Ghigliotti)
Darryll Quandt .... digital artist: main title, Shadowplay Studio
David Van Woert .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Kevin Beard .... stunt double: Dr. Benway
Gregg Brazzel .... stunt coordinator
Chris Doyle .... additional stunt coordinator
Lex D. Geddings .... stunt double: Travis (as Lex Geddings)
Holly O'Quin .... stunt double: Marian (as Holly O'Quinn)
Cheryl Rusa .... stunt double: Emily
Christie Sanders .... stunt double: Emily
Eric F. Adams .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Anderson .... electrician: second unit
Andy Anderson .... grip: second unit
Corey Aucutt .... second assistant camera (as Marshall Aucutt)
Salvador Camacho .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
David F. Clark .... first assistant camera: Los Angeles (as Dave Clark)
Terrance Clay .... electrician: Louisiana (as Terrance J. Clay)
Ryan Copland .... electrician: Los Angeles (as Ryan Copeland)
Ryan Copland .... grip: Los Angeles (as Ryan Copeland)
Janos Csoma .... gaffer: second unit
Nicholas Davidoff .... steadicam operator: Los Angeles
Mark Shane Davis .... key grip (as Mark Davis)
Mike DeGrazzio .... digital imaging technician
Steve Dietl .... still photographer
Sean P. Fickert .... best boy grip (as Sean Fickert)
Mike Foodman .... electrician: Los Angeles
Mike Foodman .... grip: Los Angeles
Lewis Fowler .... assistant camera: second unit
Josh Harrison .... additional camera operator
Terence Heuston .... still photographer: main title
Tom Hunt .... additional electrician
Tom Hunt .... additional grip
Imre Juhasz .... director of photography: second unit
Ty Landry .... electrician: Louisiana
Michael Lemmon .... best boy electric: Los Angeles
Yaron Levy .... additional photographer
Dan Masciarelli .... utility camera: Los Angeles
Mike Moghaddam .... electrician: Los Angeles
David C. Negrin .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Dave Negrin)
Amy Newman .... electrician
Bridger Nielson .... director of photography: Los Angeles (as Bridger Nelson)
Max Pomerleau .... gaffer: Louisiana
Nick Pomerleau .... best boy electric (as Nicholas Pomerleau)
Shawn Ramagos .... electrician
Joe Salcedo .... electrician: Louisiana
R. Dustin Sanchez .... electrician: second unit (as Dustin Sanchez)
R. Dustin Sanchez .... grip: second unit (as Dustin Sanchez)
Michael Edison Satrazemis .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Mike Satrazemis)
Eric 'The dude' Schmidt .... swing: second unit
Joshua Stern .... gaffer: Los Angeles (as Josh Stern)
Aaron Toups .... grip: Louisiana
Mark Toups .... grip: Louisiana
Robert Wilson .... grip: Louisiana
Marc Yannette .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Andre James Champagne .... local casting (as Andre Champagne)
Daniella Friedman .... casting assistant
Belinda Gardea .... casting assistant
Susan Luner .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexandra Eagle .... set costumer: Louisiana
Brie Harris .... costume designer: Los Angeles
Tracey Rogers .... set costumer: Los Angeles
Leslie Schilling .... set costumer: Louisiana
Caroline 'Kat' Tchamanian .... set costumer: Los Angeles
 
Editorial Department
Philip Beckner .... on-line editor
Stephen Beres .... chief technology officer
Matt Blackshear .... on-line editor (as Matthew Blackshear)
Michael Cioni .... digital intermediate supervisor (as Micheal Cioni)
Steve La Ponsie .... assistant editor
Paul Rehder .... on-line editor
M. Scott Smith .... additional editor (as Scott Smith)
Ryan Vega .... on-line editor
Ian Vertovec .... digital intermediate artist
Tom Vice .... vice president: operations
 
Music Department
Toddy Allen .... musician: percussion
Jeffrey Holmes .... score arranger
Jeffrey Holmes .... score conductor
Zach Kasik .... assistant engineer
Sean Lacefield .... music assistant
Ashburn Miller .... engineer
Tracey Smith .... vocalist
 
Transportation Department
Emmitte Bergeron .... van captain
Stephen Brooks .... production van driver (as Steve Brooks)
Jonathan DePhillips .... driver: honeywagon
Doug Dovichi .... transportation coordinator
Vinny Dovichi .... transportation co-captain
Micah Haley .... driver: cast
Jimmy Hayes .... co-captain: van
John Holmes .... base camp captain
Ned LaGrotta .... transportation coordinator: Los Angeles
Willie D. Partin .... transportation captain
Larry Stelling .... picture car coordinator
 
Other crew
Jeremy Adams .... additional catering staff
Roy Adams .... additional catering staff
Renetta G. Amador .... script supervisor: Louisiana
Michael P. Arata .... production legal services
Susan Bambara .... script supervisor: second unit
Edward Baney .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Ed Baney)
Colin V. Barton .... title designer
Justin B. Bourgeois .... production assistant: Louisiana (as Justin Bourgeois)
Justin B. Bourgeois .... set production assistant (as Justin Bourgeois)
Lauren Clouatre .... key set production assistant
Delma Cupit .... set production assistant (as Del Cupit)
Robert 'Tank' Dedreu .... assistant: Mr. Patrick
Margie Foreman .... second assistant accountant
Annie Grimmis .... craft service: Los Angeles (as Annie Gimas)
Annie Grimmis .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Annie Gimas)
Micah Haley .... office production assistant
Kate Hoffman .... chief operating officer: Seven Arts Pictures
McKay Johnson .... set production assistant
Jerry Lambert .... production accountant (as Jerrold W. Lambert)
John Lavis .... set medic
Filip Milicevic .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Eric Min .... vice president: distribution, Seven Arts Pictures
John A. Mmahat Jr. .... assistant location manager (as John Mnahat)
Robin Máxkii .... assistant production coordinator: Louisiana (as Robin McGee)
Elaine New .... finance director: Seven Arts Pictures
Dana Osterman .... office administrator: PlasterCITY Digital Post
Melissa Perret .... first assistant accountant
Sarah Regan .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Bruce Resnik .... script supervisor: Los Angeles
Caryn Roland .... catering manager
Jason Roland .... executive chef
Ari Sachter-Zeltzer .... main title producer: Shadowplay Studio
Claire Schexnayder .... production coordinator: Louisiana (as Claire R. Schexnayder)
Phil Seifert .... location manager (as Phillip Seifert)
Linda Silverthorn .... executive assistant: Peter Hoffman
Erik William Smith .... vice president of finance and operations: Seven Arts Pictures (as Erik Smith)
Gareth Smith .... creative director: main title design
Richard Starr .... executive chef
A.J. Timmcke .... assistant: Mr. Arata
Nicole Wells .... office administrator: PlasterCITY Digital Post
Kevin M. White .... assistant: Mr. Gierasch
Dennis T. Benatar .... production supervisor (uncredited)
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions (uncredited)
Andre James Champagne .... production consultant (uncredited)
Carol Dupuy .... stand-in (uncredited)
Brooke Frost .... stand-in (uncredited)
Scott M. King .... office production intern (uncredited)
Kellie Lumb .... executive assistant: Steve Markoff (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Mark Anders .... special thanks
Blake Arata .... special thanks
Dario Argento .... the director wishes to thank
John Calhoun .... special thanks
Patrick Calhoun .... special thanks
Alexey Golubovich .... special thanks
Amber Havens .... special thanks
Kip Holden .... special thanks (as Mayor Kip Holden)
Tobe Hooper .... the director wishes to thank
Lee Keele .... the director wishes to thank
Stephanie Langhoff .... special thanks
Ingie Markovich .... special thanks
Mike Mendez .... the director wishes to thank
Amy Mitchell-Smith .... special thanks
Patrick Mulhearn .... special thanks
Perin Rome .... special thanks
Emily Sneed .... special thanks
Chris Stelly .... special thanks (as Christopher Stelly)
Madeline Strother .... special thanks
Mike Williamson .... the director wishes to thank
 

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and drug content
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Factual errors: (at around 22 mins) When Jude wants to open the bottle of nitrous gas, Scott prevents him, claiming it is flammable. Actually nitrous oxide is a non-flammable gas.See more »
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28 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
A decent effort, with good and bad points, 28 August 2008
Author: t-birkhead from United Kingdom

I can't say I had much hope for this one and I must confess I mainly watched it thinking it might be amusingly bad. More fool me, for this is in many respects quite a gnarly film. The duo behind it, Adam Gierasch and Jace Anderson had previously worked on scripts for movies which didn't impress me much, but in the directors chair, Gierasch does very well, keeping a dark, edgy mood for much of the first half of the film and letting things go nuts in the latter. The story sees some young adults who have a road accident and land up in a freaky hospital, where as one might expect, things go very wrong. For b picture veteran Robert Patrick plays the head doctor and Jenette Goldstein is the head nurse, and anyone familiar with the former from such roles as T1000 in Terminator 2 or the latter as Diamondback from the great Near Dark can tell that this ain't no ordinary hospital. Without going into details, things get very nasty. There's grue and some sinister sights right from the get go, enhanced by the creepy setting and some Argento style lighting and direction tricks. Then things get pretty savage and there are some good tense moments as well as some pretty mean goings on. In theory this could have been really mighty but it's held back by the writing and characterisation. None of the good characters are very fleshed out or sympathetic beyond their plight, so whilst the actors do their best its hard to care about them. Plus the bad characters are caricatured and bar Jenette Goldstein's convincingly bossy, imperious nurse not too interesting. Robert Patrick's doctor could have been a great mad scientist (named Dr Benway in a cool Naked Lunch reference) but while his motive is clear, its never explained why the specific things he does will help him achieve his goal. Hence a lot of the time it seems like the gore scenes have no point beyond shocking the audience and this gets kinda obnoxious. Also, the tone wavers between sheer grimness and sick humour but the mixture is too much in favor of the grim for the humour to leave more than a bad taste and work against the overall effectiveness of the film. There are some funny lines but they don't work with the mean spiritedness. These issues come to the fore in the second half, which largely abandons the earlier chills in favor of going for brutality and by the end much of the entertainment value has seeped away. I don't have a total downer on this film, since it is impressively nasty, with ace gore effects and it is on the whole well directed. I'd recommend it to gore hounds and to an extent to fans of the aforementioned genre stars. Its as gruesome as any of the recent crop of Hostel/Saw type titles but I craved better characters and a more developed story, especially since the story and setting had tons of potential. Still, don't let me put you off, it went down a treat at the screening I saw so watch it if it seems like your kind of thing.

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