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Awakenings 1990 Film | Robin Williams, Robert De Niro

What's your review of the 1990 film Awakenings? It's directed by Penny Marshall, based on the novel by Oliver Sacks, and stars Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. #Awakenings #RobinWilliams #RobertDeNiro Do you want to watch Awakenings? Did you enjoy the full movie or just parts of it? Scroll down for more information!


Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Przebudzenia, L'Éveil

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Awakenings plot from IMDb: "The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them."

Awakenings trailer on IMDb:

Cast and Characters:

Robin Williams as Dr. Malcolm Sayer

Robert De Niro as Leonard Lowe

Julie Kavner as Eleanor Costello

John Heard as Dr. Kaufman

Penelope Ann Miller as Paula

Max von Sydow as Dr. Peter Ingham

Ruth Nelson as Mrs. Lowe

Alice Drummond as Lucy

Judith Malina as Rose

Anne Meara as Miriam

Richard Libertini as Sidney

Keith Diamond as Anthony

Peter Stormare as Neurochemist

Bradley Whitford as Dr. Tyler

Dexter Gordon as Rolando

Vin Diesel as Orderly (Uncredited)

Directed by Penny Marshall

Produced by Walter F. Parkes, Lawrence Lasker

Screenplay by Steven Zaillian

Based on Awakenings by Oliver Sacks

Music by Randy Newman

Cinematography: Miroslav Ondricek

Edited by Battle Davis, Jerry Greenberg

Production company: Lasker/Parkes Productions

Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Release date: December 20, 1990 (limited U.S.), January 11, 1991 (wide U.S.)

Running time: 121 minutes

Budget: $29 million

Box office: $52.1 million


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