Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark (1982)

During a city-wide blackout, four clinically insane murderers escape from a mental asylum and seek out the home of one of their psychiatrists. The psychiatrist is forced to resort to whatever means necessary to protect his family from the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1982
DVD Release Date: September 13, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A morbid and utterly mind bending little thriller...

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

Palance, Pleasance, and Landau ensure that, while it might get a little dry and silly at times, Alone in the Dark sure isn't boring.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

The movie's tongue-in-bloody-cheek satire of psychobabble sets it apart.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Uneven, but sometimes creepy, sometimes quirky thriller.

Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

The premise isn't plausible and Palance, Landau and Pleasence deserve more screen time, but this has enough off-beat and darkly comic moments to make it passable. And the final scene is a hoot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A lot in this movie is stupid or makes no sense when you think about it - like the truth about the Bleeder's face and how that asylum doesn't have any… More
Wahida K
It began with potential it ended very dissapointing. What a shame
Alex roy
Interesting Slasher using the traditional atmosphere and suspense elements to tell the story, Alone in the Dark is really one of those films that separates… More
Ryan Marshall
*** out of **** Since it's such an overused concept, I've often found myself wondering whether tongue-in-cheek horror movies are even the best… More
Cory Taylor
Probably the best movie I've seen during this marathon. 'Alone in the Dark' is trenchant, intelligent and gleefully pulpy with Oscar-winning… More