Insanitarium (2008)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  15 July 2008 (USA)
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After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths.


(as Jeff Bühler)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vera Downing
Nurse Henderson
Jack's Mother (as Dale Waddington Horowitz)
Sharon Schaffer ...
Jeff Buhler ...
Paramedic #1


Metcalfe will play a man who pretends to be crazy in order to save his sister (Sanchez) from being involuntarily hospitalized. Once inside the institute, the siblings discover that a doctor (Stormare) is using his patients like lab rats, forcing them to take a drug that turns them into flesh-eating psychopaths. Written by Anonymous

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This is going to hurt.


Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence and gore, sexuality/nudity, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 July 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Frenokomeio  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Really good first half, train wreck last half
23 April 2014 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Unique idea. Starts out really good. Tons of potential. I had it at about an 8 or so until about halfway through when things just got ridiculous. It went from smart and interesting to completely absurd..and corny..You know those movies where the good guy will shoot someone or do something cool and make some witty reference that makes you cringe? That happens about 10 times in the last half. It's almost like the intelligent director handed off the script to his brain-dead little brother and told him to finish it. I will say though, if you like the whole mental hospital setting in horror movies, give it a go. As I said, the first half is really good and if your opinion on the other half is different than'll really enjoy it. First half 8 Last half 3 5.5, give it a 6

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