The Ninth Configuration
Directed by William Peter Blatty
A troubled psychiatrist takes command of a military asylum filled with insane soldiers in this creepy only-in-the-’70s oddity written and directed by William Peter Blatty (THE EXORCIST). When Kane arrives at an army castle to cure the inhabitants, he bonds with an astronaut who snapped before a mission. But as the two men examine their demons, it becomes clear Kane may be more in need of help than his patients. Blatty’s unsettling mix of psychological horror and Altman-meets-Joseph Heller-esque comedy has fascinated die-hard cult cinema fans since its release in 1980.
A troubled psychiatrist takes command of a military asylum filled with insane soldiers.
Cast: Stacey Keach, Scott Wilson, Jason Miller, Ed Flanders
Great movie, but I almost cried when they broke the bottles...
Really great film and not what I was expecting. Not your conventional horror film just a really good psychological thriller.
Very thought provoking and well made flick. Definitely recommended, great cast, also.
Not what I expected but Good Movie
I won't say this was a bad movie. It was a rather good movie. But I'm giving it a low rating because I have no idea why it's on this particular streaming service. The fact that it was directed by the same guy who directed The Exorcist is about the only connection it has to horror. If you want to watch a movie about mental illness set in the Vietnam era then this is great, but that's not exactly the kind of thing I have a Shudder subscription for.