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Awakenings

Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro) is a middle-aged man who has been in a coma since he contracted encephalitis lethargica as a child. When Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is made responsible for his care, the man of medicine begins experimenting with different options that may help to awaken Leonard (and others suffering from the same malady) from a decades long sleep. This movie is based on a true story. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 19 Dec 1993
Video Release: 28 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Awakenings

Release Date: 29 January 2013

Awakenings releases to home video (Blu-ray) with no bonus extras.

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