Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

The Snake Pit (1948)

The Snake Pit
7.7 Rating
(51 ratings)
7.7 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


Starring (View all)
Olivia de Havilland Olivia de Havilland
Virginia Stuart Cunningham
Mark Stevens Mark Stevens
Robert Cunningham
Leo Genn Leo Genn
Dr. Mark Kik
Celeste Holm Celeste Holm
Grace
Glenn Langan Glenn Langan
Dr. Terry
Helen Craig Helen Craig
Nurse Davis
Leif Erickson Leif Erickson
Gordon
Beulah Bondi Beulah Bondi
Mrs. Greer


Written by (View all)
Frank Partos Frank Partos
(screen play) and
Millen Brand Millen Brand
(screen play)


Lists

434 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 7 years ago 868 comments
147 votes
Films Featuring Mental Illness (192 items)
list by C!pH3r
Published 5 years, 6 months ago 36 comments
78 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6061 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 4 years, 11 months ago 11 comments
72 votes
The Movies of my Life!! (126 items)
list by xolmis
Published 3 years, 8 months ago 14 comments
70 votes
Watched in 2014 (306 items)
list by Eleanor
Published 2 years, 3 months ago 12 comments

View all The Snake Pit lists (31 more)

Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote

View all The Snake Pit pictures (9 more)

Reviews

The Snake Pit

6 years, 2 months ago at Feb 23 7:38
The Snake Pit might be one of the first attempts at showcasing the standards and practices of mental health institutions, but its awkward politics reveal the era that it was produced it. That is say to nothing of the committed performances of the actors, especially de Havilland, or the directorial flourishes. It all comes down to the writing.

Olivia de Havilland, so sweet and so goo... read more
View all The Snake Pit reviews
Olivia de Havilland earned an Oscar nomination for her work in this stark drama as Virginia Cunningham, a married young woman whose idyllic life falls apart when she sinks into a world of psychosis and is eventually placed in an institution. Adapted from Mary Jane Ward's gripping autobiography, Anatole Litvak's portrait of mental illness examines the treatment of mentally unstable patients in the late 1940s and '50s.
Release date: 13 November 1948
UPC: 024543119821
Tags: Drama (4), Marriage (3), Death (2), Fair (2), B&w (2), 1940s (2), Mental Hospital (2), 1948 (2), Insanity (2), Mental Illness (2), Dancing (2), Shock Therapy (2), Cafeteria (2), Based On Novel (1), Dramas (1), Flashback (1), Based On A Novel (1), Hearing Aid (1), Locked Door (1), Writer (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

Noirdame posted 5 images [View All] 1 week ago

Noirdame rated this 9/10 2 weeks, 1 day ago
menjuragaammm added this to wanted list 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block