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  • Asylum (2008)

    4.35/10

    R | 1h 33min | Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Asylum (2008) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Asylum (2008) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Lin Shaye, Andrea Powell, Travis Van Winkle, Ron Clinton Smith, Joe Inscoe

Directed by David R. Ellis

Synopsis: Six college students discover their dorm was once an insane asylum that conducted gruesome lobotomies on its teenage inmates during the 1930’s.

Tagline: Once you’re in, you can never get out.

Synopsis: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed suicide, to overcome her demons. While walking to her dorm, she meets the weird janitor Wilbur Mackey that tells her that the place is haunted. Madison befriends the recovering drug addicted Holt; the geek outcast String; the sexually abused Ivy and Maya; and the joker athlete Tommy. All the schoolmates have traumas and the veteran Rez is responsible for them. String discovers in Internet that in 1935, their dorm together with an attached abandoned section was an asylum administrated by Dr. Magnus Burke and considered a safe refugee for troubled teenagers with state-of-art treatment. However, in 1939, the interns uprose against the insane doctor, killing and disclosing the truth about his treatment. Sooner they find that their dorm is haunted by Dr. Burke that is seeking for tortured souls.

Tagline: Once you're in, you can never get out.

Storyline: Six college students discover their dorm was once an insane asylum that conducted gruesome lobotomies on its teenage inmates during the 1930's.

  • Asylum (2008) Movie Details

  • Directors: David R. Ellis
  • Cast: Lin Shaye, Andrea Powell, Travis Van Winkle, Ron Clinton Smith, Joe Inscoe, Mark Rolston, Pete Burris, Sarah Roemer, Benjamin Daniele, Cody Hanford, Bridget Gethins, Juan-Carlos Guzman, Jamie Moore, Jake Muxworthy, Charles Cabaniss, Ellen Hollman, Aaron Blomberg, Carolina Garcia, Jerry Cashman, Cody Kasch, Montrey Gordy, Jamie Hill, Emily Alsdorf, Gabe Wood, Jamie Hill Fuller, Randall Sims, Caroline Kent, Brantley Pollock, Crystal Coney
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Patrick Aiello, Ashok Amritraj, Jessika Borsiczky, Tawny Ellis, George Parra
  • Musicians: David Hamilton
  • Cinematographers: Gary Capo
  • Editors: Howard E. Smith
  • Runtime: 93 min / 1h 33min
  • Year: 2008
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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