The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA | Director: Brett Leonard
Language: English | Subtitles: English (Optional, embedded in mkv file)
Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1 | Length: 101mn
Bdrip H264 Mkv – 1280×720 – 23.976fps – 1.95gb

A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake – which cracks the seal to the Dead Pit, freeing the evil doctor to continue his work.

Brett Leonard (Lawnmower Man, Hideaway) gives us in his directorial debut a pastiche of De Moro’s HELLHOLE and Fulci’s CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD, and it holds it’s own with those two heavy-weights from opposite poles of the extreme-film spectrum. This movie has raving mental patients, psychotic doctors, people being buried alive, ritual murders in boiler rooms, flesh-hungry zombies, high-quality gore effects, and hot women. Very atmospheric for taking place in a clichéd setting = a mental asylum. Probably the creepiest one caught on film. There are dead bodies all over this movie. Amazing dialog like this doesn’t hurt either: -“My God! You’re a Doctor! You’re supposed to be saving lives!” -“I’ve done life. Now I’m doing death.” Not a disappointment for zombie fans looking for something different, or slasher fans doing the same. Solid. A must see.


The Dead Pit (1989)