Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island Synopsis

The film, based on the novel "Shutter Island" by Dennis Lehane, is an atmospheric psychological thriller set in a 1950s asylum for the criminally insane. It's 1954, and up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Shutter Island's Ashecliffe Hospital. He'd been gunning for an assignment on the island for reasons of his own -- but before long he wonders whether he hasn't been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister.

Teddy's code-breaking skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he suspects would break the case wide open. As a hurricane cuts off communication with the mainland, more dangerous criminals "escape" in the confusion, and the puzzling, improbable clues proliferate, Teddy begins to doubt everything -- his memory, his partner, even his own sanity.

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Shutter Island TV Show Coming from HBO and Martin Scorsese

Shutter Island TV Show Coming from HBO and Martin Scorsese

15 Visual Effects Finalists for 83rd Academy Awards Revealed

15 Visual Effects Finalists for 83rd Academy Awards Revealed

EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Lehane Takes Us on a Trip to Shutter Island

EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Lehane Takes Us on a Trip to Shutter Island

Shutter Island Arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on June 8th

Shutter Island Arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on June 8th

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Shutter Island Stays Insane with an Additional $22.2 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Shutter Island Stays Insane with an Additional $22.2 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Shutter Island Goes Crazy with $40.2 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Shutter Island Goes Crazy with $40.2 Million

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: All-New Shutter Island Featurette Takes Us Inside the Island!

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: All-New Shutter Island Featurette Takes Us Inside the Island!

Shutter Island Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Hits

Shutter Island Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Hits

Watch the Shutter Island Super Bowl XLIV TV Spot Right Now!

Watch the Shutter Island Super Bowl XLIV TV Spot Right Now!

The 3rd Trailer for Shutter Island Hits!

The 3rd Trailer for Shutter Island Hits!

New Shutter Island Trailer Arrives!

New Shutter Island Trailer Arrives!

Shutter Island Release Date Gets Pushed to 2010

Shutter Island Release Date Gets Pushed to 2010

Shutter Island Poster Revealed

Shutter Island Poster Revealed

Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island Trailer Is Here!

Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island Trailer Is Here!

Curtiss Cook Joins Shutter Island

Curtiss Cook Joins Shutter Island

Emily Mortimer, Max Von Sydow and Jackie Earle Haley Prepare for Shutter Island

Emily Mortimer, Max Von Sydow and Jackie Earle Haley Prepare for Shutter Island

Michelle Williams Joins the Cast of Shutter Island

Michelle Williams Joins the Cast of Shutter Island

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Ben Kingsley Travels to Shutter Island

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Mark Ruffalo Heads to Shutter Island

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