Overall Rank: 9316
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 57
Theatrical Release Date: 11/30/2007
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/04/2008
Genre: Drama, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joby Harold
Actors: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Lena Olin, Charlie Hewson, Christopher McDonald, Terrence Howard
Plot: A young man goes under for open heart surgery only to find himself actually consciously awake but unable to reach those that need to be told the truth as his wife struggles to find the truth.
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/12/2009
Shot and to the point, this is a tightly-wrapped little thriller that kept my attention. Hayden Christensen is still a little wooden, but Jessica Alba is electric. An interesting concept that is brought to fruition. Dark and entertaining.
Tia Maria - wrote on 01/12/2009
Awake is simply a great movie that kept me interested the whole way through. Just the concept itself interested me. But then there was also the unpredictable twists throughout the movie that kept me conscious to every small detail. In short, a fantastic movie to watch that's a step apart from the others.
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BryanFury - wrote on 02/23/2008
To a scale of one to ten, I would rate Hayden's acting about a 5. This certain scene where he should be in terrible pain didn’t materialize for me. So check this, Hayden's character is suppose to be in the state of euphoria during the whole heart transplant thing but then for some crazy reason he's not. He can feel pain and see his whole chest cavity being dissected even though his eyes are closed and anesthesia is supposed to be flowing through his veins. It’s crazy I know and believe me that’s not even the juicy part. Well ok let’s say I believed all that, the problem was it goes down to acting once again which is probably Hayden’s weakness. The acting is frail and no doubt unbelievable. Although it was an attractive idea having someone helplessly awake in the middle of a …
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