Awakenings (1990)

7.8

Netflix rating: 7.8
Metacritics rating: 74.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 88.0%

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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. When a neurologist tests an experimental drug on a catatonic patient, he must come to grips with life as an adult as he awakens from a 30-year coma.

Title
Awakenings
Year
1990
Genre
Drama Biography
Type
Movies
IDMB rating
7.8 (119327 votes)
Netflix rating
7.8
Metacritics rating
74.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating
88.0%
Directors
Penny Marshall
Actors
Judith Malina, Alice Drummond, Barton Heyman, Ruth Nelson, Julie Kavner, Max von Sydow, Robin Williams, Penelope Ann Miller, John Heard, Robert De Niro

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