• Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island

Release Date: February 19th, 2010

DVD Release Date: June 8th, 2010

R |2 hr 18 min

Plot Summary

The implausible escape of a brilliant murderess brings U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his new partner (Mark Ruffalo) to Ashecliffe Hospital, a fortress-like insane asylum located on a remote, windswept island. The woman appears to have vanished from a locked room, and there are hints of terrible deeds committed within the hospital walls. As the investigation deepens, Teddy realizes he will have to confront his own dark fears if he hopes to make it off the island alive.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Jackie Earle Haley

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Mystery , Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Phoenix, Sikelia, Appian Way

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 1950s, Wife, Brooding, Dark, Mystery, Murder, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Wall Street Journal

    Not since "Raging Bull" has Mr. Scorsese so brazenly married brutality to beauty. Not since "Kundun" has one of his films felt so aspirational. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's a pleasure to experience Scorsese as a circus master. One just hopes he doesn't continue in this vein. show more

  • 100
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    When was the last time you had to wait until the final sentence of a film to understand all the details? When was the last time you went to a genre movie – or what looked like one in spooky trailers – and realized the director had fulfilled that promise and meditated on his favorite topic? Shutter Island does just that. show more

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