Bad Dreams

Synopsis: In the mid-'70s, a cult group called Unity Field commits mass suicide, but a young girl survives. After being in a coma for thirteen years she wakes up in a psyche ward, not remembering the incident. The psychiatrist tries to help her remember, but she begins seeing the leader of the cult talking to her from the grave, and the other members of her therapy group begin to commit suicide around her. Or is it suicide?
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Andrew Fleming
Production: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
80 min

I was on the verge here of a major

breakthrough and you just blew it.

Ralph, the only thing you were

on the verge of was bad taste.

Sit down.

Cynthia, I'm Dr. Carmen. And I

doubt if my welcome can equal

Ralph's, but I'll try.

This is the borderline

personality group.


What is a borderline personality?

A borderline personality

is when, it, um...

Well, borders on two very

overused categories:

Psychotic, and neurotic.

- He's making this up.

- Go back to where you came from.

Go back to your


He has touched you.

He will take you.

Thank you, Gilda.

As a personality syndrome, we've been

exploring it for the

past couple of years.

It includes identity crisis, um...

Chemical addiction,

emotionalism, neuroses.

You forgot something.

Violent mood swings!

We're only violent when it's

absolutely necessary.

If we're just about

finished, I think we-

But we're not finished, Dr.

Carmen, and they will not

be finished until they make her

feel as miserable and pathetic

and confused

as they are.

I am confused.

You see? I hope you're all very happy.

- Honey, honey, please-

- Abe, not here, please!

I thought we decided no touching

in front of other people.

You decided that. I

didn't decide that.

You can't just do that

to me when I need

to touch you, you can't do it to me,

You can't, you

can't, you can't!


- The crazy crew.

- Crazy? You said today's secret word.

There are no secrets here.

Excuse me, Dr. Carmen...

Um, I don't think I fit your

description of a personality.

You don't belong here.

You're not one of us.

Didn't Dr. Berrisford

explain why you're here?

He said that he thought that this

would help me fit into the eighties.

You want to fit into the eighties,

you're at least two divorces,

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Andrew Fleming

Andrew Fleming (born March 14, 1963) is an American film and television director and screenwriter. He directed and wrote or co-wrote the films Bad Dreams, Threesome, The Craft, Dick, Nancy Drew, Hamlet 2, Barefoot, and Ideal Home. He also directed, without writing, the 2003 film The In-Laws. He has also directed episodes of the television series Arrested Development and Grosse Pointe, among others. He studied filmmaking at New York University film school. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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