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The Institute (2017)

R | | Thriller | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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Subjected to bizarre, increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, Isabel must escape the clutches of the Rosewood Institute and exact her revenge, or else be forever lost.

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Matt Rager (screenplay), Adam Rager (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Allie Gallerani ... Isabel Porter
James Franco ... Dr. Cairn
Joe Pease Joe Pease ... Roderick Porter
Scott Haze ... Gunther
Lori Singer ... Madame Werner
Amber Viera ... Margaret (as Amber Coney)
Val Lauren ... Dr. Jacobs
Zoë Bleu Sidel Zoë Bleu Sidel ... Lucy (as Zoe Bleu)
Gabrielle Haugh ... Allison
Pamela Anderson ... Ann Williams
Cynthia Murell ... Clara Barnes
Tim Blake Nelson ... Dr. Lemelle
Topher Grace ... Vincent
Eric Roberts ... Dr. Torrington
Ben Youcef ... Arthur Turner
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Storyline

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 violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control; she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge. Written by Momentum Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content/bloody violence, and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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The main character has obvious bikini tan lines during the ritual. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: The Disaster Artist (2017) See more »

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Expected better.
29 November 2018 | by gnvvclarkSee all my reviews

Not sure what they hoped to gain from this movie. I'm surprised at how terrible it is considering the line-up. However, terrible it is, and I wouldn't recommend investing the time. James Franco should reconsider his decision to direct films.


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English

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3 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,634
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1.85 : 1
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