Asylum
Asylum (1972)

In this film, four short stories by master-of-macabre Robert Bloch are related by the inmates of a mental institution. Robert Bloch himself adapted his original source material for the screen.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 17, 1972
DVD Release Date: July 25, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the best anthology films.

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

Asylum tries telling similar tales (twice) and comes up pathetically short in the scare department.

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Lucius Gore
ESplatter

One of the best anthology horror films ever made

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

A great little gothic horror anthology. Track this one down if you can!

Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

not as good as monster club, but still quite interesting

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
A new doctor arrives at an institution for the incurably insane and sets about the task of identifying which of the inmates is the hospital's former… More
David Sayers
Another classy portmanteau from Amicus. Not quite in the same league as Vault of Horror this still presents some enjoyable short stories all tied together with… More