The Asylum

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The Asylum
Tip Film
Distribuitor TV DVD
Gen Cinematografie
Fondată 1997
Fondator(i) David Michael Latt
David Rimawi
Sherri Strain
Sediu Burbank, California[1], Statele Unite ale Americii Statele Unite ale Americii
Divizii Faith Films
Prezență online

The Asylum este un studio de film american și distribuitor care se concentrează pe producerea de filme cu buget redus, de obicei, producții direct-pe-video . Studioul este cel mai bine cunoscut pentru producerea de titluri asemănătoare unor producții cu buget mare ale altor studiouri. Aceste titluri au fost poreclite mockbusters.[2][3][4][5]

Filmografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

An Titlu Regizor Note Mockbuster al
1999 Bellyfruit Kerri Green The Asylum's first feature film. N/A
2001 Fourplay Mike Binder Also known as Londinium. N/A
2004 Vampires vs. Zombies Vince D'Amato Freddy vs. Jason
2005 H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds David Michael Latt Also known as Invasion or H. G. Wells' The Worlds in War outside of North America. Setting update of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. War of the Worlds
King of the Lost World Leigh Scott King Kong
2006 Snakes on a Train Peter Mervis Directed by Mervis under the pseudonym "The Mallachi Brothers" Snakes on a Plane
The Da Vinci Treasure The Da Vinci Code
When a Killer Calls When a Stranger Calls
666: The Child Jack Perez The Omen
Halloween Night Mark Atkins N/A
Pirates of Treasure Island Leigh Scott Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Hillside Cannibals The Hills Have Eyes
The 9/11 Commission Report United 93 and World Trade Center
Dragon Eragon
2007 Transmorphers Transformers
The Hitchhiker The Hitcher
AVH: Alien vs. Hunter Scott Harper Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
The Apocalypse Justin Jones N/A
Invasion of the Pod People The Invasion
30,000 Leagues Under the Sea Gabriel Bologna Setting update of the Jules Verne novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. N/A
I Am Omega Griff Furst I Am Legend
2008 100 Million BC 10,000 BC
2012: Doomsday Nick Everhart Doomsday
Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls Mark Atkins Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Death Racers Roy Knyrim Death Race
Journey to the Center of the Earth Scott Wheeler and David Jones Journey to the Center of the Earth
Monster Eric Forsberg Cloverfield
Street Racer Teo Konuralp The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Sunday School Musical Rachel Lee Goldenberg The Asylum's first family musical under Faith Films. High School Musical 3: Senior Year
The Day the Earth Stopped C. Thomas Howell The Day the Earth Stood Still
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave Sequel to H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds N/A
2009 The Land That Time Forgot Land of the Lost
Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus Ace Hannah N/A
18-Year-Old Virgin Tamara Olson
Sex Pot Eric Forsberg
Princess of Mars Mark Atkins Retitled The Martian Colony Wars in some European countries. Avatar
Haunting of Winchester House The Haunting in Connecticut
The Terminators Xavier Puslowski Terminator Salvation
Transmorphers: Fall of Man Scott Wheeler Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2012: Supernova Anthony Fankhauser 2012
Paranormal Entity Shane Van Dyke Paranormal Activity
2010 6 Guns Jonah Hex
Titanic II N/A
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad Adam Silver
Ben Hayflick
Title changed from The 7 Voyages of Sinbad due to legal issues. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
8213: Gacy House Anthony Fankhauser Also known as Paranormal Entity 2: Gacy House. Paranormal Activity 2
Mega Piranha Eric Forsberg Piranha 3D
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Rachel Lee Goldenberg Sherlock Holmes
MILF Scott Wheeler N/A
Moby Dick Trey Stokes Also known as 2010: Moby Dick or Moby Dick: 2010. Setting update of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. N/A
Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus Christopher Ray N/A
2011 Almighty Thor Thor
Anneliese: The Exorcist Tapes Jude Gerard Prest Also known as Paranormal Entity 3: The Exorcist Tapes. Paranormal Activity 3
Battle of Los Angeles Mark Atkins Battle: Los Angeles
3 Musketeers Cole McKay The Three Musketeers
200 mph Fast Five
11/11/11 Keith Allen 11-11-11
Barely Legal Jose Montesinos N/A
The Amityville Haunting George Meed
Zombie Apocalypse Nick Lyon
Mega Python vs. Gatoroid Mary Lambert
Princess and the Pony Rachel Lee Goldenberg The Asylum's first family film not marketed under Faith Films.
2012 Grimm's Snow White Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror Mirror
2-Headed Shark Attack Christopher Ray
Bikini Spring Break Jared Cohn Spring Breakers
Hold Your Breath N/A
Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies Richard Schenkman Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Alien Origin Mark Atkins Prometheus
100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck Martin Anderson Also known as Paranormal Entity 4: The Awakening. Paranormal Activity 4
American Warships Thunder Levin Title changed from American Battleship due to legal issues. Battleship
Clash of the Empires Joseph Lawson Title changed from Age of the Hobbits due to legal issues.
Also known as Lord of the Elves.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Nazis at the Center of the Earth Retitled Bloodstorm in the UK. Iron Sky
Rise of the Zombies Nick Lyon N/A
2013 AE: Apocalypse Earth Thunder Levin After Earth and Oblivion. Planeta uitată
Atlantic Rim[1] Jared Cohn Pacific Rim
Hansel & Gretel Anthony Ferrante Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Sharknado N/A
Jack the Giant Killer Mark Atkins Jack the Giant Slayer

Note[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ a b Katz, David. „From Asylum, the People Who Brought You (a Movie Kinda Sorta Like) Pacific Rim. GQ. Accesat în . 
  2. ^ sau knockbuster, ca o analogie cu cuvântul blockbuster
  3. ^ Potts, Rolf (). The New B Movie. The New York Times. Accesat în . 
  4. ^ Caplescu, Romulus (). Invazia pseudoclonelor (în Romanian). Bucharest, Romania: Adevărul. Accesat în . 
  5. ^ Movie 'Mockbusters' Put Snakes on Trains. National Public Radio. . Accesat în . 

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