Shock Corridor Poster

Release Date: 1963

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself recognition. With the assistance of a psychiatrist and his girlfriend (Constance Towers), Barrett convinces the doctors at the institution to commit him. Once inside, he begins his investigation -- and gradually loses his mind.

Cast: Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, James Best, Hari Rhodes, Larry Tucker, Bill Zuckert, Philip Ahn

Director: Samuel Fuller

Genres: Drama

Production Co: F & F Productions, Allied Artists Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Girlfriend, Quest, Deception, Murder, Investigation, Transformation, Mystery, 1960s, Tense