Top 10 Movies Set at An Insane Asylum

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1One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Jack Nicholson at his best. The Chief character great too. And don't forget the nurse, who was nominated for an Oscar! Still the best! - riptide32

2Shutter Island
3The Silence of the Lambs
4Sucker Punch

It's a badass movie involving kuniochi robots katanas monsters and lobotomy tools!

5Girl, Interrupted
6Awakenings
7Terminator 2: Judgment Day
8The Dream Team
9House on Haunted Hill
10K-Pax

The Contenders

11The Jacket
12Session 9
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