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Shutter Island

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Shutter Island
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When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2010
Edition: Widescreen format
ISBN: 141575120X
9781415751206
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama SHUTTER
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (137 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there ar... Read More »


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Feb 17, 2015
  • CrystalTony rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I'm obsessed with this movie I've seen in in theatres and watched it twice from the library so I decided to order it online. Leonardo Dicaprio is just amazing in this movie and so is his cop partner. I was shocked by the ending!! Just one of my top 5 favorite movies!

Feb 02, 2015
  • michaelbrouillette rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

An all star ensemble comes together for a very predictable and very, very long "mystery" movie. The problem with that is the twist is extremely obvious and the movie spends too much time going over the same things constantly. Avoid this.

Jan 31, 2015
  • slarsen rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I love the last comment, I have to agree, but I want to add, if I was Leonardo I would be so embarrassed to be in this. I think the story line or plot was good it was just bad in it's presentation, script and acting. Leonardo was spot on though when he said it "is a f*king ugly tie!" His tie brought on my first of many eye-rolls. I think this would be a good movie if you wanted to talk through it.

Dec 07, 2014
  • new_orleansguy rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I just finished watching this piece of drivel and it is the worst movie I have ever seen. Predictable to the second, acting so bad you'd think Celine Dion was in it, script lines that are hysterical and scary and intense as one poster said on here ? please, this is about as intense as waiting in line at COSTCO at 4pm on a busy Friday afternoon... This is just one bad cliche piled upon another which itself is piled upon another. I assume (or hope !!!) the book was better but frankly, any movie with Leonardo you know first hand is going to be laughable, the kid can't act, especially when he's playing a big bully or cop (guffaw...)... Maybe with an actor of some talent, and done by a director with some sense of drama and a script not written by someone who put the book in the blender then glue it back together again... do yourself a favour, pass on this 2 hour-plus snooze fest and watch "THE SPANISH PRISONER" or "THE USUAL SUSPECTS" or "APARTMENT ZERO", you know, good movies...

Nov 29, 2014
  • Froster rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

OMG! What were they thinking? If this were any other director, one might be merciful, but Marty...whassup? This is an overlong Twilight Zone episode with better camerawork, but the same level of egregious overacting. You will guess the ending after the first 10 minutes, and the insane waste of talent getting there will leave you gasping. Is this a cynical grab for popularity? Is it a joke? Is it a send-up? Whatever it is, it is a MAJOR waste of time and money. Shame on you people.

Nov 26, 2014
  • subject1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I truly enjoyed watching this flick! It's an edge of your seat don't blink you might miss something all around great reason to go to the movies!! I loved Mark Ruffalo's character portrayal very much! It's a must see for sure!! :)

A stunning psychological thriller with alot of suspense and an inexhaustable amount of mystery!

Feb 24, 2014
  • MadameCurie1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Enjoyed!!! One of the better movies I have seen.

Feb 09, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Overdone. Entertaining but needlessly overboard with messy mind games and plot complexity.

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Frightening or Intense Scenes: Very intense movie with lots of frightening scenes. Some very upsetting scenes happen that can be very upsetting for some people.

Violence: A lot of violence. Gore and guns are in this movie. They argue in this movie and they talk about violence too.

Coarse Language: Swear quite a bit, but it isn't very noticeable.

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Jan 11, 2011
  • VikaVika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Jan 11, 2011
  • VikaVika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Jan 11, 2011
  • VikaVika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Jul 28, 2010
  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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bookgeek101 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

Jan 01, 2013
  • alexjrjr13 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

alexjrjr13 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

Apr 28, 2012
  • IvanBello rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

IvanBello thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Mar 20, 2012
  • RichardPaul rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

RichardPaul thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Jan 11, 2011
  • VikaVika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

VikaVika thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

Sep 19, 2010
  • Ryan Akler-Bishop rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Ryan Akler-Bishop thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Jul 28, 2010
  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Teyfor8Wyoma thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Feb 09, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

(Plaque on the fence of the Ashecliffe Hospital Cemetery) "Remember Us For We Too Have Lived, Loved And Laughed"

Dr. John Cawley: Why are you all wet, baby?

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Dr. John Cawley: You blew up my car. I really loved that car.

Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

George Noyce: This is a game. All of this is for you. You're not investigating anything. You're a f**king rat in a maze.

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Apr 13, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Drama set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby.

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