Awakenings

Awakenings

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.

Release Date: 1990-12-04

Rating: 7.8 votes(1303)


Awakenings : Trailer

Awakenings : Storyline

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.

Tagline:There is no such thing as a simple miracle.

Genres: Drama|

Awakenings : Details

Release Date: 1990-12-04

Movie Revenue: $52096475

Movie Runtime: 120

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