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 Starz, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (122,127 votes) and was well received by critics.
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Awakenings has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (122,127 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.