Shutter Island is a 2010 American horror thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane.

Plot[edit | edit source]

In 1954, two U.S. marshals investigate the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane on an island in Massachusetts. They run into trouble when they are deceived by the hospital's chief administrator, a hurricane hits and an inmate riot traps them on the island.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Teddy Daniels, a U.S. marshal investigating the disappearance.
  • Mark Ruffalo portrays Chuck Aule, a U.S. marshal and Teddy's partner.
  • Ben Kingsley portrays the hospital's chief physician, Dr. John Cawley.
  • Michelle Williams portrays Daniels' wife.
  • Emily Mortimer portrays the escaped patient Rachel Solando.
  • Max von Sydow portrays Dr. Jeremiah Naering, one of the hospital's physicians.
  • Jackie Earle Haley portrays George Noyce.
  • Ted Levine portrays the Warden of the Hospital.
  • John Carroll Lynch portrays McPherson, a guard at the Hospital.
  • Elias Koteas portrays Andrew Laeddis.
  • Patricia Clarkson portrays Ethel Barton.
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