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 streaming on CBS All Access, free on Sony Crackle, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, 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 (116,419 votes).
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