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Biography Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19902h 0mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Based on Books Female Director Doctor 
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Country: America

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for Sayer too, as the exuberant patient reveals life's simple but unutterably sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor.Awakenings featuring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 5 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 88% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (114,600 votes).

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#764 Ranked Movie

#28 Ranked in Doctor Movies

#31 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#89 Ranked in Biography Movies

Awakenings has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 88% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (114,600 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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