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Shock Corridor (1963)

101 min - Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 11 September 1963
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Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself recognition. With the assistance of a psychiatrist and his girlfriend, Barrett convinces the doctors at the institution to commit him. Once inside, he begins his investigation -- and gradually loses his mind.

Director:  Samuel Fuller
Writers:  Samuel Fuller
Stars:  Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, James Best, Hari Rhodes, Larry Tucker, Paul Dubov, Marie Devereux

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Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself recognition. With the assistance of a psychiatrist and his girlfriend, Barrett convinces the doctors at the institution to commit him. Once inside, he begins his investigation -- and gradually loses his mind.



Tagline: The Medical Jungle Doctors Don't Talk About!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  11 September 1963

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Leon Fromkess-Sam Firks Productions, Allied Artists Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 41 min

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