In the Mouth of Madness
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Title: In the Mouth of Madness
Directed by: John Carpenter
Written by: Michael De Luca
Produced by: Michael De Luca; Sandy King; Artist Robinson
Music by: John Carpenter; Jim Lang
Cinematography: Gary B. Kibbe
Edited by: Edward A. Warschilka
Distributed by: New Line Cinema
Released: February 3rd, 1995
Rating: R
Running time: 95 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $8,000,000 [1]
Gross: $8,924,549 [2]

In the Mouth of Madness is an American feature film of the horror genre with an emphasis on the psychological thriller subgenre. It was directed by the "Master of Horror" John Carpenter with a screenplay written by Michael De Luca. It was produced by New Line Cinema and premiered theatrically in the United States on February 3rd, 1995.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The tagline for this film is "Lived any good books lately?" Another tagline is "Reality isn't what it used to be..."
  • There are forty-two credited cast members in this film.
  • In the Mouth of Madness was first screened at the Noir in Festival in Italy on December 10th, 1994. It was then screened at the Gérardmer Fantasticarts Film Festival in France in February, 1995 before opening up to wide theatrical release in the United States and Canada. [4]
  • At its widest release, In the Mouth of Madness was screened in 1,531 movie theaters. [2]
  • American rap artist Sutter Kain takes his stage name from Sutter Cane - the fictional writer featured in this film played by Jürgen Prochnow.
  • The movie marks the feature film debut of actor Hayden Christensen. Christensen will become best known for playing the role of Anakin Skywalker in the second and third installments of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He will also go on to play Zane in the two-part "Night of the Living Dummy III" episodes of Goosebumps.
  • In the Mouth of Madness won two Saturn Awards in 1996 for the categories of Best Horror Film and Best Make-Up.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. IMDB; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); Box Office.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Box Office Mojo; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); Total Lifetime Grosses; Domestic Summary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 IMDB; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); Filming & Production.
  4. IMDB; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); Release Info.
  5. High Def; 'In the Mouth of Madness' Dated for Blu-ray; Landy, Tom. June 13th, 2013.
  6.; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); DVD. Product details.
  7.; In the Mouth of Madness (1994); Blu-ray. Product details; Special features.

Keywords[edit | edit source]

Alternate realities | Axe | Child | Dismemberment | Disfigurement | Dreams | Gunshot victims | Hotel | Little girl | Manhattan | Mental health facility | New Hampshire | New York | New York City | Nurse | Police officer | Psychopath | Reporter | Shotgun | Shot in the head | Truck driver | Writer

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