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The Institute (2017)

R | | Thriller | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly ... See full summary »

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Matt Rager (screenplay), Adam Rager (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Allie Gallerani ... Isabel Porter
James Franco ... Dr. Cairn
Joe Pease ... Roderick Porter
Scott Haze ... Gunther
Lori Singer ... Madame Werner
Amber Coney ... Margaret
Val Lauren ... Dr. Jacobs
Zoë Bleu Sidel Zoë Bleu Sidel ... Lucy (as Zoe Bleu)
Gabrielle Haugh ... Allison
Pamela Anderson ... Ann Williams
Cynthia Murell ... Clara Barnes
Tim Blake Nelson ... Dr. Lemelle
Topher Grace ... Vincent
Eric Roberts ... Dr. Torrington
Ben Youcef ... Arthur Turner
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Storyline

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control; she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge. Written by Momentum Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content/bloody violence, and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enstitü See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,634
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1.85 : 1
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In the beginning of the movie when they walk up to the gate of the Rosewood Institute, the camera pans back and you can see a palm tree in the distance behind the building. This movie being set in Baltimore means that there would not be any Palm Trees there. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: The Disaster Artist (2017) See more »

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24 February 2019 | by Mrs_GirlSee all my reviews

Some of the worst acting I think I've ever witnessed.


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