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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Naturally, some liberties were taken with Mary Mallon's history. For one thing, the general consensus is that Mary was born with Typhoid Fever that she got from her mother when she was pregnant with her, rather than getting it from being raped by a pedophile who had it. [[spoiler:There also doesn't seem to be any record of Mary having any relatives herself, least of all a half-sister.]]

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Naturally, some liberties were taken with Mary Mallon's history. For one thing, the general consensus is that Mary was born with Typhoid Fever that she got from her mother when she was pregnant with her, rather than getting it from being raped by a pedophile who had it. [[spoiler:There also doesn't seem to be any record of Mary having any relatives herself, besides her parents, least of all a half-sister.]]

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* HowWeGotHere: The film opens with [[spoiler:Michelle possessed by Typhoid Mary's ghost]] wandering through the house at night. The next scene shows Mark returning home.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Naturally, some liberties were taken with Mary Mallon's history. For one thing, the general consensus is that Mary was born with Typhoid Fever that she got from her mother when she was pregnant with her, rather than getting it from being raped by a pedophile who had it. [[spoiler:There also doesn't seem to be any record of Mary having any relatives herself, least of all a half-sister.]]


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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Mark gets sealed in a mortuary storage slab (presumably for when Evelyn decides to consume his youth), while the ghostly orderlies get ready to operate on Michelle. The camera pans out on the monitor recording all this before they start to glitch.]]
* DrivenToSuicide: When Mark returns to [[spoiler:George Sheffield]]'s apartment, he finds [[spoiler:George standing on the balcony rail. He says something, and then falls off it to his death]].


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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Evelyn is Mary's half-sister, who's been using her sister's ghost to lure men to her so she can consume their youth to stay young. Also, Mary was regularly molested by her father, which only stopped after her stroke because her not moving took the enjoyment out of it.]]


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* UndeathlyPallor: Michelle's skin becomes much paler, and her eyes and lips turn black, when [[spoiler:Mary takes over]].


* HollywoodSeance: Michelle holds one of these one night. [[spoiler:It results in her being possessed by Mary's ghost.]]


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* SpookySeance: Michelle holds one of these by herself one night. [[spoiler:It results in her being possessed by Mary's ghost.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: When [[spoiler:the ghostly orderlies]] start coming towards Mark while [[spoiler:he's locked in the room with them]], he shields himself for [[spoiler:their]] attack. [[spoiler:They just pass right through him.]]


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* HollywoodSeance: Michelle holds one of these one night. [[spoiler:It results in her being possessed by Mary's ghost.]]


''Paranormal Asylum'' (also called ''Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge Of Typhoid Mary'') is a StraightToVideo [[HorrorFilms Horror Movie]] by Nimrod Zalmanowitz.

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''Paranormal Asylum'' (also called ''Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge Of Typhoid Mary'') is a StraightToVideo DirectToVideo [[HorrorFilms Horror Movie]] by Nimrod Zalmanowitz.

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''Paranormal Asylum'' (also called ''Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge Of Typhoid Mary'') is a StraightToVideo [[HorrorFilms Horror Movie]] by Nimrod Zalmanowitz.

Mark (Aaron Mathias) and Andy (Nathan Spiteri) are a couple of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity filmmakers who, after Mark returns from L.A., decide they're going to make a documentary film about [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Mallon Mary "Typhoid Mary" Mallon]], which Andy's fiance, Michelle (Laura Gilreath) decides to tag along with. They start by setting up cameras in a hospital Mary was secretly transferred to after having a stroke.

When they start filming, however, things soon take a strange turn. Mark seems to be seeing people who aren't really there, and at one point, Michelle starts behaving strangely. As all this is happening, secrets of what happened to Mary start being unearthed.

The film was released on [=DVD=] on September 17th, 2013.

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!!''Paranormal Asylum'' contains examples of:
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: At least one shot viewed through the camera is done in black and white.
* DerelictGraveyard: While boating around the Hudson River, Mark and Andy get some footage of old ship ruins.
* InTheBack: [[spoiler:Mary-in-Michelle's-body stabs Andy in the back with a knife while he's arguing with Mark.]]
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