Top 10 Movies Set at An Insane Asylum

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The Top Ten

One 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!


2The Silence of the Lambs

3Shutter Island

4Sucker Punch
It's a badass movie involving kuniochi robots katanas monsters and lobotomy tools!

5Girl, Interrupted


7Terminator 2: Judgment Day

8House on Haunted Hill

9The Dream Team


The Contenders

11The Jacket

12Session 9

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