One of the best Lovecraftian horror moves out there.
almost 2 years
Probably my favorite horror of the 90's but doesn't quite hold up today. A twisted ride.
almost 5 years
One of the best horror films of the 90s. Great Lovecraftian tale.
almost 6 years
Fantastic Cthuloid effects work, but peaks well before the last 20 minutes
over 6 years
This movie scared the S*** out of me as a kid.
over 7 years
Convinced that Sam Neill and HP Lovecraft are a perfect combo.
In the Mouth of Madness (also known as John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness) is a 1995 American horror film directed by John Carpenter and written by Michael De Luca, who was at the time of the film's release in charge of New Line Cinema. The film is the third installment in what Carpenter calls his Apocalypse Trilogy, preceded by The Thing and Prince of Darkness.
Dr. Wrenn (David Warner) visits John Trent (Sam Neill), a patient in a psychiatric hospital, and asks Trent to recount his story:
After exposing an arson-fraud scam, Trent, an insurance investigator, has lunch with a colleague who preps him on his next assignment, investigating a claim made by New York-based Arcane Publishing. During their conversation, Trent is attacked by a man wielding an axe who asks him, "Do you read Sutter Cane?" The man is shot dead before he can kill Trent.
Trent later meets with Arcane Publishing director Jackson Harglow (Charlton Heston) who tasks him with investigating the disappearance of...