Alone In The Dark

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • Running Time: 92 Min.
  • Production Co: Masada Productions | New Line Cinema
  • Distribution Co: New Line Cinema (1982) (USA) (theatrical) | Ring-Film-Verleih (1983) (West Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Jack Sholder
  • Written by Jack Sholder, Robert Shaye, Michael Harrpster
  • Starring Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Dwight Schultz, Erland van Lidth, Deborah Hedwall, Lee Taylor-Allan
  • Produced by Benni Korzen, Sara Risher, Robert Shaye
  • Original Music by Renato Serio
  • Cinematography by Joseph Mangine
  • Film Editing by Arline Garson

Plot Summary

  • A few dangerous and delusional mental patients break out of a mental asylum during a power blackout, and lay siege to their new doctor's house, who, they believe, killed their previous doctor.


  • Too frightened to breathe...
  • When the lights go out the terror begins.
  • They're out... for blood! Don't let them find you!
  • The movie that cuts like a razor.
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