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Awake

R| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
While undergoing surgery, a young man (Hayden Christensen) experiences intraoperative awareness. He becomes fully alert -- but paralyzed -- and therefore cannot tell his doctors that he is not sedated and is enduring the whole process. Meanwhile, his wife (Jessica Alba) wrestles with demons of her own while her husband suffers through his ordeal.

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Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Awake (2007)

Release Date: November 30th, 2007|1 hr. 24 min.

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fan reviews ( 47 )
  • Christensen delivers a low-key performance that is ultimately quite appealing, and he's well matched by the beautiful Alba. Olin brings unexpected depths to what could have been a stock role, and Terrence Howard uses his easy ability to project innate decency to excellent effect. show more

  • A surprisingly effective thriller. show more

  • Awake is short enough (about 85 minutes) that it doesn't wear out its welcome. It's not a good movie but it's silly and lively enough to keep most viewers from dozing off, even if that might be a more profitable use of their time. show more

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  • July 18, 2012 Chell
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    Why is it that in every movie, Terrence Howard has long freddy Krueger finger nails? I don\'t care who he is or how much he makes, theres no excuse for men to have long finger nails. How annoying! Stop being so damn lazy and cut your nails. Or at least have your nail tech trim those nasty things down. There\'s no reason nor excuseS for it, PERIOD!

  • June 17, 2008 walkerbjs22
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    Awake has an interesting premise but would have benefited from tighter performances and more efficient direction and editing.

  • May 22, 2008 psorjuanaines
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    Great movie with twisted end.

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