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The Asylum

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The Asylum: The movie studio that gave the world, "Sharknado."

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Thoughts on The Asylum

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Asylum Films: Mockbusters

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TOP 5 MOVIES FROM THE ASYLUM

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The Asylum is an American independent film company and distributor that focuses on producing low-budget, direct-to-video films. The company has produced titles that capitalize on productions by major studios, often using film titles and scripts very similar to those of current blockbusters in order to lure customers. These titles have been dubbed "mockbusters" by the press. Its titles are distributed by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, GT Media, and as of 2015, Cinedigm. They are perhaps best known for creating the Sharknado films. As of 2009/2010, The Asylum have never had any losses from their film productions.