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Shutter Island – Movie Review


Based on the novel Shutter Island by American writer Dennis Lehane, the movie Shutter Island is a 2010 mind-bending thriller/drama. It stars superstars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo. Directed by Martin Scorsese, this movie follows two US marshals Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule who came to an asylum which is located on an island to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a patient. As the movie progresses slowly, Teddy learns a terrifying truth about the asylum. Read the Shutter Island movie review.


The movie starts with a shot of both Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule on a boat going to a hospital for criminally insane, which is situated on an island. They came here to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a patient Rachel Solando who was put here after she drowned her own three children.

A bad storm followed these marshals making their return to mainland impossible before the storm passed. After spending a couple of days investigating the place, Teddy Daniels finds many things mysterious about the place as like, the staff was non-cooperative when interrogated some patients they acted weird and told them to leave the area, the doctor who was in charge for the disappeared patient went the day Rachel Solando disappeared.

When it came to investigating the room of Rachel Solando, there were no signs of her escaping the room, and after talking to each other, both the marshal concluded that Rachel is still on the island somewhere hiding.
On the other hand, teddy was having terrible headaches and nightmares about his wife, who was killed in a fire which he believes was set by Andrew Laeddis.

He is somehow convinced that Laeddis is on this island and tells Chuck that he came here to find Laeddis. While Chuck and Teddy are busy in uncovering the mystery of the asylum, the reality strikes Teddy. The audience is left with their jaw dropped on the floor.

Shutter Island Movie Review

Anyone who watched the movie once will watch it again as it is too much to process in a single go and always leaves you scratching your heads. It won’t be wrong to say that it gets better every time you watch it.
It won’t be wrong to say that it is one of the best Psychology Thriller movies of the generation.

You’ll realize how you were fooled just like the main character throughout the movie. Moreover, you won’t be able to do anything but appreciate the film. The movie earned an 8.1 rating on IMDB and a 68% ratings on rotten tomatoes. At-last I would like to say that this movie should be on everyone’s “Must Watch” list.

Genre: Psychology/Thriller

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