Crazy as Hell (2002)



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A psychiatrist confronts a new client whose problems may not be all in his head in this drama. Dr. Ty Adams (Michael Beach) is a well-known psychiatrist who has earned no small amount of controversy for his blunt and "anti-medicinal" approach to treatment. Adams is also dealing with some emotional problems of his own after the death of his wife and child. Parker (John C. McGinley), a documentary filmmaker, has arrived at the hospital where Adams works to make a movie about his work, just in time … More

Rating: R (for some strong sexual content, violent images and language)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Jeremy Leven, Erik Jendresen, Eriq La Salle, Butch Robinson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 25, 2003
Artistic License - Official Site


as Dr. Ty Adams

as Dr. Delazo

as Orderly

as Lupa

as Mr. Brennan

as Suzanne

as Mansell

as Ms. Aslee

as Brianna

as Arnie

as Mr. Tobin

as Selden
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Critic Reviews for Crazy as Hell

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

This dramatically shaky contest of wills only reiterates the old Hollywood saw: Evil is interesting and good is boring.

Full Review… | October 3, 2002
Top Critic

A morality tale whose thought-provoking potential is hampered by a made-for-TV look, rigid performances and an asinine 'twist' that brazenly rips off The Sixth Sense.

September 27, 2002
New York Post
Top Critic

The film is a verbal duel between two gifted performers.

Full Review… | September 26, 2002
New York Times
Top Critic

Despite its flaws, Crazy as Hell marks an encouraging new direction for La Salle.

Full Review… | September 26, 2002
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

So much about the film is loopy and ludicrous ... that it could have been a hoot in a bad-movie way if the laborious pacing and endless exposition had been tightened.

Full Review… | September 26, 2002
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

An allegory concerning the chronically mixed signals African American professionals get about overachieving could be intriguing, but the supernatural trappings only obscure the message.

Full Review… | September 24, 2002
Village Voice
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Crazy as Hell

Brilliant with an excellent twist

Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer


im a good man... i guess id say this was maybe okay but not especially good. i never really got into this at all, i still dont really understand what he was trying to do. sinbads role was very confusing well anyway see or dont im not recommending this to anyone.

max power

A decent low-budget thriller with good acting from both lead actors. Definitely has Lynch feel to it and nice twist at the end.

lenny d

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