4.8 Rate This Howard Avedis Alan Silvestri 90 min English 4.6/10 Thriller Meyer Dolinsky United States November 15, 1978 (1978-11-15) Meyer Dolinsky (screenplay), Howard Avedis (story), Marlene Schmidt (story) (Carl), Bo Hopkins (Kelly McIntyre), Dianne Hull (Cathy), Patti D'Arbanville (Melanie), Sharon Farrell (Benny), Robert Englund (Derrick) Anthony James I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, John Wick, Mad Max: Fury Road, A Serbian Film, Salt, Furious 7 The Nightmare Is Knowing You're Sane. is a film about a woman while sane gets sent to an asylum. It starred The Fifth Floor Dianne Hull, Bo Hopkins and Mel Ferrer.
The film focuses on Kelly McIntyre, a disco dancer played by Dianne Hull who through no fault of her own, accidentally overdoses on drugs and collapses at a disco. She is misdiagnosed as suicidal and sent to a psychiatric ward which is on the fifth floor of Cedar Springs Hospital. There she finds herself alone with no help, not even from her boyfriend who refuses to get her out of there. She becomes the subject of interest by an unbalanced orderly played by Bo Hopkins.
Cathey Paine, who played the part of Leslie Van Houten in
Helter Skelter, Robert Englund and Michael Berryman who are familiar to horror fans also play parts in the film. Singer Pattie Brooks also makes an appearance in the film as a disco singer. Bo Hopkins ... Carl Dianne Hull ... Kelly McIntyre Patti D'Arbanville ... Cathy Sharon Farrell ... Melanie Robert Englund ... Benny Anthony James ... Derrick Julie Adams ... Nurse Hannelord Mel Ferrer ... Dr. Sidney Coleman John David Carson ... Ronnie Denton Earl Boen ... Phil Betty Kean ... Sophy Alice Nunn ... Emma Cathey Paine ... Lois Udana Power ... Nurse Whelan Maggie Appel ... Mental Patient Howard Avedis ... Occupational Therapist Gregory J. Barnett ... Deputy Sheriff Michael Berryman ... Mental Patient Chuck Boyd .. Douglas Crawford Pattie Brooks ... Disco Singer Bob Herron ... Sheriff Peter Horak ... Driver M.G. Kelly ... Hal Barbara Ellen Lyle ... Francine Milt Kogan ... Dr. Shaw Marie Marq ... Jinny Suzanne Niles ... Doreen Mary Ellen O'Neill ... Mental Patient Grant Owens ... Jerry Alan Sands ... Mental Patient Marlene Schmidt ... Night Nurse Lee Stein ... Lou Bruce Stidham ... Dr. Morgan Duane Tucker ... Psych Tech Tracey Walter ... Mental Patient Chance Boyer ... Kid at Zoo The Fifth Floor Wikipedia
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