Sanitarium

"Terrible"

Sanitarium Review


I see a lot of bad movies, but Sanitarium is one of those films that truly scrapes bottom, with no hope of recovery.

The very story is utter nonsense. Twenty years ago, a doctor gives an experimental drug to a bunch of mental patients, and they are miraculously cured. The patients who receive no drug, though, go totally bonkers. End of experiment. Flash to present, repeat.

I'm not a scientist but I took plenty of it in college -- enough to know that this story is about as sane as those mental patients. And although someone spent a lot of money to rent out a real sanitarium, the shot-on-video, 80 minute production is so amateur you'll find yourself going crazy trying to suffer through it. You want a solid video shot in a looney bin? Check out Session 9. Not even Uri Gellar can save the movie.

There's not even much gore and there are certainly no thrills to be had in this dog. When the audio cut out about 10 minutes before the end of the movie, I didn't know if that was the movie being stylish or if there was a problem with the DVD. Then I realized I didn't even care.

Sanitarium... I'll be checking out.



Sanitarium

Facts and Figures

Run time: 108 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 1st February 2014

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: Highland Film Group

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

IMDB: 4.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as James Silo, as Sam, as Gustav

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