The Ninth Configuration

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

Member Reviews

Great movie, not really horror or shudder material but still great nonetheless.

RolandDeschain
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3 weeks ago

Excellent

Beautysstorm
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1 month ago

Good

Mothman_143
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5 months ago

Good

yardbirds
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5 months ago

This is one of the best films on all of Shudder and it's not even technically a horror film. It is perfect in every way...but I would have used more of Joe Spinell... that's my only complaint. However, the powerhouse performances in this movie are utterly jaw-dropping. It's some of the finest acting you can put in a movie and the story is tragic and beautiful. I couldn't recommend it enough. 5/5. REEDYBIRD SAYS TAKE A PEEK!

Reedybird
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5 months ago