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10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he ... See full summary »

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Charles Winkler

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Emerson Bixby (story), Emerson Bixby (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm McDowell ... Dr. Derrek Russell
Geoffrey Lewis ... Michael Kahn
Priscilla Pointer ... Nurse Francine
Pamela Gidley ... Sandy Ramirez
Irwin Keyes ... Pat Tuel
Clint Howard ... Brian
Peter Murnik ... Brad
Lydell M. Cheshier Lydell M. Cheshier ... Lidell (as Lydell Cheshier)
Adam Rifkin ... Gary
Deep Roy ... Marty
Carrie Lynn Carrie Lynn ... Tina
Kim McGuire ... Selina
Jack David Walker Jack David Walker ... Swakertt
Maria R. Kelly Maria R. Kelly ... Kari (as Maria Kelley)
B. Lee Drew ... Officer Bill Wyman (as Lee Drew)
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Storyline

10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now the same urge overcomes him with his new patient Sandy. He doesn't know that she's the daughter of his previous victim and that she's come for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The Doctor is in... but out of his mind!

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anoihtos logariasmos See more »

Filming Locations:

Colorado, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Emerson Bixby began scripting, he originally envisioned Geoffrey Lewis as Dr. Russell. Malcolm McDowell ended up playing Dr. Russell, and Lewis was cast as Michael. Bixby had never mentioned writing a character for Lewis, whose subsequent casting was a coincidence. See more »

Goofs

At the very end of the film, after Dr. Russell screams in his padded cell, you can hear the director say "cut." See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits is a scene of Dr. Russell going crazy in his padded cell. See more »


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Concerto in do Maggiore per Mandolino, Archi e Cembalo
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Steven Scott Smalley
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very enjoyable
31 May 2007 | by shornby-1See all my reviews

I think this movie was totally underrated. Malcolm McDowell's performance as Dr. Russell was brilliant. His personality transition during the course of the movie added a wonderful level of humor. I enjoyed the story line and found that the whole plot wasn't given away too early. To me, the movie was just what I think it was intended to be--light entertainment. Also I felt the Geoffrey Lewis's part as Michael added much to the overall story. He was the "straight man" and pulled of some great deadpan lines. One other bonus is that the movie shows that very fine line between sanity and insanity. I could watch this production a second time and be just as entertained.


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