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Doom Asylum (1988)

R | | Comedy, Horror | March 1988 (USA)
A horribly disfigured lawyer, wrongfully pronounced dead after a terrible car accident, is taken to an asylum for dissection, only to come back alive, kill everyone, and make the asylum his killing grounds.

Director:

Richard Friedman

Writers:

Richard Friedman (story), Rick Marx (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Patty Mullen ... Judy LaRue / Kiki LaRue
Ruth Collins ... Tina
Kristin Davis ... Jane
William Hay ... Mike
Kenny L. Price Kenny L. Price ... Dennis
Harrison White ... Darnell
Dawn Alvan Dawn Alvan ... Godiva
Farin Farin ... Rapunzel
Michael Rogen ... Mitch Hansen
Harvey Keith Harvey Keith ... Medical Examiner
Steven G. Menkin Steven G. Menkin ... Assistant Medical Examiner (as Steve Menkin)
Paul Giorgi Paul Giorgi ... Fake Shemp
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Storyline

A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum. Written by Chris Cuomo

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El manicomio See more »

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Budget:

$90,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

First film for Kristin Davis See more »

Goofs

During the fight scene on the roof, Tina breaks the glass in a door with a trashcan, but in later shots, the glass is unbroken. See more »

Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Herman and Mary, Jack and Ruth, Mac and Helen, Sam and Betty, John and Florence Menkin. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was cut to obtain an R rating for the Academy Video release. The current DVD from Code Red is the uncut version. See more »

Connections

References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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Tormental
Performed by Psychodrama
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Best Suited for members of an Asylum
5 March 2000 | by joehedSee all my reviews

What a smoker. Actually this movie was pretty funny. The acting and make up job was so bad that you couldn't help but slap your knee and giggle like a third grader. This isn't a film that will scare you, or win an Oscar for that matter, but it's totally Friday night entertainment.


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