Top 10 Movies Set at An Insane Asylum

How do you diagnose and help patients with mental illnesses? What kinds of people dedicate their lives to rehabilitating these individuals? That's what these movies are about -- insane asylums. And that's what an all new original web series called "Asylum" is about. Check out the show at www.asylumseries.com -- and check out some of the most iconic portrayals of asylums in film:

The Top Ten

1 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 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! - riptide32

So many excellent characters, well-developed, and excellent casting, excellent performances by those portraying them - Billyv

2 Girl, Interrupted Girl, Interrupted
3 The Silence of the Lambs The Silence of the Lambs
4 Awakenings Awakenings
5 Shutter Island Shutter Island
6 Sucker Punch Sucker Punch

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

7 The Dream Team The Dream Team
8 K-Pax K-Pax
9 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Terminator 2: Judgment Day
10 House on Haunted Hill House on Haunted Hill

The Contenders

11 The Jacket The Jacket
12 Session 9 Session 9
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2. Shutter Island
3. Awakenings
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