The Fifth Floor

The Fifth Floor (1978)

The Nightmare Is Knowing You're Sane.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1978-11-15
  • User Rating: 4/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hickmar Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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A young woman collapses on the disco dance floor of what's revealed to be strychnine poisoning. Assuming that this is an attempt at suicide, her boyfriend and doctor have her committed to the Fifth Floor, an asylum with obviously crazy inmates and a predatory orderly. The problem is, she's still sane!

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  • Bo Hopkins

    as Carl
  • Dianne Hull

    as Kelly McIntyre
  • Patti D'Arbanville

    as Cathy
  • Sharon Farrell

    as Melanie
  • Robert Englund

    as Benny
  • Anthony James

    as Derrick
  • Julie Adams

    as Nurse Hannelord
  • Mel Ferrer

    as Dr. Sidney Coleman
  • John David Carson

    as Ronnie Denton
  • Earl Boen

    as Phil
  • Alice Nunn

    as Emma
  • Howard Avedis

    as Occupational Therapist
  • Michael Berryman

    as Mental Patient
  • Milt Kogan

    as Dr. Shaw
  • Marlene Schmidt

    as Night Nurse
  • Tracey Walter

    as Mental Patient
Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
Camera Daniel Pearl Director of Photography
Editing Stanford C. Allen Editor
Writing Meyer Dolinsky Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Pamela Peitzman Makeup Artist
Directing Howard Avedis Director
Production Howard Avedis Producer
Writing Howard Avedis Story
Production Marlene Schmidt Executive Producer
Writing Marlene Schmidt Story
Art Chuck Seaton Art Direction
Production Bill Kawata Associate Producer