Session 9 (2001)
Session 9 (2001) Genre(s): Horror | Thriller

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas, Peter Mullan, Brendan Sexton III

Synopsis: An asbestos removal crew takes on the job of cleaning an abandoned mental hospital.

Filmed on-site at the Danvers State Hospital in Massachusetts.

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Ripley's movie review

Great atmosphere in this one and a slow build up which was cool. Some of the scenes didn't flow very well but I was constantly expecting something really bad to happen. The acting was quite good, too.

When I watched it, I didn't know that it was shot in and around a real insane asylum, one with a nasty history even (lobotomies were perfected there; the "snake pit" actually existed; the story Mike tells of why it was closed is true). I kinda wish I had because that would have made everything even eerier than it was.

This movie is different and for that alone, I think it's worth a rental.

Added 07 October 2002 at 2:18 AM

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