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10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)

R | | Drama | 11 November 2015 (USA)
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In 1887, at age 23, reporter Nellie Bly, working for Joseph Pulitzer, feigns mental illness to go undercover in notorious Blackwell's Island a woman's insane asylum to expose corruption, abuse and murder.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Barry ... Nellie Bly
... Dr. Dent
... Miss Grant
... Anne Neville
... Miss Grupe (as Alexandra Callas)
... Dr. Canton
... Mrs. Schanz
Jessa Campbell ... Tillie Mayard
... Leona Fox
Susan Goforth ... Mrs. Stanard
Katie Singleton ... Mrs. Caine
... Dr. Field
Christopher Beeson ... Dr. Ingram
... Bridget McGuinness
... Miss Cotter
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In 1887, at age 23, reporter Nellie Bly, working for Joseph Pulitzer, feigns mental illness to go undercover in notorious Blackwell's Island a woman's insane asylum to expose corruption, abuse and murder.

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The true story of a journalist Crazy enough to think She could change the world. See more »

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Rated R for some disturbing content | See all certifications »
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$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,451, 20 November 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,616, 22 November 2015
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Largely filmed in Salem, Oregon, where One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), another film about the institutional care of the mentally ill, was also filmed. Principle photography took place at the Fairview Training Center, a facility built in the early 1900s for the care of those with cognitive disabilities. See more »

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Miss Grupe: Inmates running the Asylum. I don't think so.
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Surprisingly well done, great job at telling an important story with what little they had.
13 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

When I saw Christopher Lambert was in the movie and read the synopsis, I was under the impression that this was going to be a genre picture, but I was pleasantly surprise to discover the serious tone the movie takes.

10 Days in a Madhouse was actually a true event in which a young reporter named Nelle Bly starts her successful career in journalism by doing an article on the mistreatment of women at Blackwell's Asylum, by going undercover as a patient.

10 days in a Madhouse does a good job in showcasing this mistreatment. It was hard watching these women, who were not crazy when they entered the place, being treated like animals, by people who just don't care. I felt the same way when I saw Suffragette, Another recent movie that is also about the mistreatment of women around the same time.

Lambert actual plays a head doctor who thinks he's doing the right thing but is blinded by his own ego. Though his acting was not outstanding, this is most likely the most important film he has done. With the exception of Kelly LeBrook who has a small role in the film, It's a cast of fresh new actresses I have not scene before.

If only the filmmakers were able to get a bigger budget for this movie to work out the kinks in the visual effects. The CGI used to make New York in the late 1800s was very distracting, but still, the movie is so impressive for what seem like limited resources.

It's an impressive effort in filmmaking


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