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Dark Sanity (1982)

| Drama, Horror
A woman with psychic visions and an alcoholic past moves into a house where the previous occupant was mysteriously decapitated, and soon suspects the visions she's seeing are her own future.


Martin Green


Larry Hilbrand (screenplay) (as Larry Hilbran), Phillip Pine (screenplay)


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Credited cast:
Aldo Ray ... Larry Craig
Kory Clark Kory Clark ... Karen Nichols
Chuck Jamison Chuck Jamison ... Alan 'Al' Nichols
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobby Holt Bobby Holt
Clarine Jackman Clarine Jackman ... Mrs. Jacobs


A woman with psychic visions and an alcoholic past moves into a house where the previous occupant was mysteriously decapitated, and soon suspects she's looking into her own future. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Aldo Ray may have been paid for this role, but none of the other actors ever saw a dime. There were contracts signed, but the producer and director disappeared shortly after shooting was done. After no news for many years, the cast learned that the movie was at last available on video. See more »


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Not Really Scary, but.....
25 January 2001 | by brando5092See all my reviews

It can be said that good movies are a dime a dozen...too bad this one can't seem to find a dozen to fit into. I saw this movie by sheer accident (I was expecting to see the Joan Crawford one...as in this one's titled "Straight Jacket" on video)and I was really not impressed at all....it was pretty boring and pretty dull in the scare department...but it was not all bad...it had one the my favorite "horror" actors in it...as in one who I respect and who became more known for his horror (in my mind at least--Eg. "The Forest"-"Don't Go Near The Park")than for his earlier more serious works as in Aldo Ray..The story was your A-typical slasher type film story of the early 80's--very low budget (as you can tell by the quality of the film and the way it looks like it was shot using less than standard film)and for the most part poorly acted...but it was actually kind of creative in parts--no not "E.T." creative but it's not supposed to be...I'd be real surprised if this movie ever found it's way into someone's personal collection....not because it was bad...but just because there are better things out there very similar to this that may catch your eye and in the end make you forget to pick this one up off the video store shelf....Honestly I can't say it was good but for low budget horror it was not that bad...on the bright side it was better than, more scary than and even more realistic than the modern disaster "Anaconda"....sometimes low budget can be more interesting than big budget.

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