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Shutter Island

Set on the remote Shutter Island, in a 1954 mental hospital for the criminally insane, this movie follows the journey of Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio). When the ambitious US marshal eagerly accepts an assignment to investigate the disappearance of one of the institution's patient/inmates, he unexpectedly places his own freedom and sanity in jeopardy. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 138
Theater Release: 19 Feb 2010
Video Release: 08 Jun 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Mental illness is explored in the films K-PAX, A Beautiful Mind, The Forgotten and The Aviator (which also stars Leonardo DiCaprio). Director Alfred Hitchcock used isolation to build suspense in his movie Lifeboat.

Home Video Extra Features

Shutter Island is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray June 8, 2010.

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