Asylum(Movie, 2008)

1h 33min | Genres: Horror, Science Fiction
AsylumRating: 2.0/5 (with 3333 votes)
Asylum is a 2008 American horror film directed by David R. Ellis. The film was initially planned for a theatrical release but was instead released straight to DVD on July 15, 2008. Asylum stars Sarah Roemer as a young college student who must fight to survive the spirit of a mad doctor that is haunting her dorm. ()
Movie poster of Asylum

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]

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About Asylum

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.

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Trailer for Asylum + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Asylum (2008)(Trailer, 1:31)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: South Carolina
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Translated into 15 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/15/2008 (World premiere: 03/20/2008)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El manicomio de la muerte"
"El manicomio de la muerte"
"El manicomio de la muerte"
"The Level"
Keywords: asylum (2008)
Budget: 22,000,000 USD

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