Most Popular Mental Asylum Movies and TV Shows
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1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 927,758 | Gross: $204.84M
2. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 1,044,234 | Gross: $136.80M
3. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 1,031,178 | Gross: $128.01M
4. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 103,989 | Gross: $58.27M
5. Mama (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family.
Votes: 161,577 | Gross: $71.63M
6. Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
2 skeptical reporters are sent to Transylvania to find the Frankenstein monster - or get fired. They are laughed at there but something suspicious is going on - maybe there are monsters, vampires, mummies and werewolves.
Votes: 5,960 | Gross: $7.20M
8. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane, and that there is more going on than meets the eye.
9. Joker (2012)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A space scientist working on a project to communicate with aliens visits a village called Paglapur. To improve the plight of the inhabitants of Paglapur, he comes up with a novel idea.
Votes: 4,701 | Gross: $0.13M
11. Devil's Pass (2013)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of 5 students go the location of the infamous "dyatlov pass incident", to make a documentary but things take a turn for the worse to reveal the secrets as to what happened there.
12. The Devil Inside (2012)
R | 83 min | Horror
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Votes: 33,838 | Gross: $53.26M
13. Don't Say a Word (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...
Votes: 46,358 | Gross: $55.00M
14. StageFright (1987)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.
15. Strait-Jacket (1964)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.
17. Frankie & Alice (2010)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama
A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Votes: 4,762 | Gross: $0.69M
19. The Institute (2017)
R | 90 min | Thriller
In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly ... See full summary »
20. Spider (2002)
R | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Votes: 34,025 | Gross: $1.64M
21. Beyond: Two Souls (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Live the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to a mysterious invisible entity.
23. What the Peeper Saw (1972)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12 year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.
24. Scared Stiff (1987)
R | 83 min | Horror
Strange visions come to haunt a singer when she, her son, and her psychiatrist-turned-boyfriend move into an old colonial house that is haunted by the ghost of a ruthless slave owner.
25. Waterland (1992)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery
Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,997 | Gross: $1.03M
26. All Light Will End (2018)
TV-MA | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
When a capricious young author hiding a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by grim night terrors.
27. Nice Dreams (1981)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
Disguised as ice cream vendors, Cheech and Chong make--and subsequently lose--millions of dollars selling a batch of marijuana with an unusual side effect.
Votes: 6,594 | Gross: $33.98M
28. The Dentist 2 (1998)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a ... See full summary »
29. Outlast (2013 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Freelance journalist, Miles Upshur, is requested by an anonymous individual to investigate the Mount Massive Asylum, only to find it overrun by the asylum's deranged patients.
30. The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
76 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »
31. Random Harvest (1942)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.
Votes: 6,453 | Gross: $10.14M
32. Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Aliens land in the town of "Speelburgh" searching for the source of rock & roll. They find trouble with Dee Dee, Frankie and the pack.
33. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.
34. Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama
Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Votes: 2,869 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Neverwas (2005)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A well-educated psychiatrist leaves an academic career to work at an institution where his father, a novelist, lived before writing a renowned children's book. Acclimating to his position, ... See full summary »
38. The Year of the Cannibals (1970)
GP | 88 min | Drama
The streets of a big city are full of dead bodies but people seem not to notice and pass by indifferently. At the behest of the authorities, the bodies of those citizens who were killed ... See full summary »
39. Deadly Strangers (1975)
R | 88 min | Thriller
Amidst public warnings of a dangerous patient who's escaped from a mental hospital, a young Belle Adams hitches rides on the highway with various assortment of motorists.
40. Yaarana (1981)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »
41. Ferat Vampire (1982)
90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A doctor Marek is shocked when his beloved nurse Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A fellow doctor makes him believe ... See full summary »
42. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
R | 90 min | Horror
A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »
43. Julia and Julia (1987)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Julia, an American woman living in Italy, becomes depressed and traumatized after her husband Paolo is killed in a car accident on their wedding day. Six years later, Julia inexplicably ... See full summary »
Votes: 718 | Gross: $0.90M
45. Steak (2007)
82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
George is the scapegoat of his classmates. One day he cracks and shoots them. His best and only friend Blaise is accused in his place and sentenced to 7 years in a psychiatric hospital. At ... See full summary »
46. Anima persa (1977)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion in Venezia, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.
48. Strangler vs. Strangler (1984)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A mentally disturbed flower seller starts killing young girls on the streets of Belgrade. While the frustrated police inspector is trying to stop him, an aspiring musician finds his life and work deeply intertwined with that of a killer.
49. 29 February (2006)
90 min | Horror, Thriller
Ji-yeon, a tollgate ticket girl, is frightened by a mysterious black car, which hands over a bloodstained ticket as a fee at midnight. Her fear deepens after her colleague, Jong-sook, tells... See full summary »