I Can't Sleepby Imdbidia | created - 01 May 2011 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Movies whose main characters are insomniacs or were proper insomnia is relevant.
Other movies related to dreams an sleep-related themes are included in my other list Dreamology.
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1. Cashback (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Votes: 77,074 | Gross: $0.02M
2. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Votes: 240,302 | Gross: $67.36M
5. The Haunting (1999)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.
Votes: 62,775 | Gross: $91.41M
6. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,534,903 | Gross: $37.03M
8. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
Votes: 579,613 | Gross: $28.26M
11. The Insomniac (2009)
88 min | Drama
Ali is a workaholic writer who does not believe in rest. His sleepless efforts to complete his latest work of fiction are slowly forcing him to lose his mind. On one fateful night, his imagination gets the better of him.
13. Lucid (2005)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A Canadian therapist has one last chance to keep his own personal life afloat by avoiding a job transfer to Gimli and working to help three patients suffering from extreme post-traumatic stress disorder.
16. Hands on a Hardbody: The Documentary (1997)
PG | 98 min | Documentary
Twenty-four contestants compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest in order to win a brand new Nissan Hardbody truck. The last person to remain standing with his or her hand on the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,404 | Gross: $0.49M
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Ben tries to stave off the torments of his dreams by staying awake, but the lack of sleep is taking its toll. Meanwhile, Samson looks to drum up new business by resurrecting several ... See full summary »
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Documentary
Penn and Teller look at the pseudoscience that has built up around peoples need to get a good nights sleep.
22. Goodnight Nobody (2010)
76 min | Documentary, Biography
The mysterious world of the sleepless. Four insomniacs from around the world invite us to spend a night with them. While the rest of the world sleeps, they're awake.
23. Caffeine (1999)
55 min | Comedy, Mystery
Caffeine addict Mitchell hasn't slept for three days. On a late night search for coffee he reluctantly takes over security duties at a 24-hour supermarket.
24. Tuba Atlantic (2010)
TV-MA | 25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Everybody is going to die one day. Oskar (70) is going to die in 6 days. He is now ready to forgive his brother for a disagreement years ago. Will he reach his brother, who he believes live... See full summary »
25. Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy
A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Votes: 10,822 | Gross: $2.26M
26. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Votes: 1,143,912 | Gross: $188.02M
27. Roadtrip (2014)
20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Julius can not sleep. To get his head empty he decides to go on a roadtrip, but somehow he can not manage to leave. A hand drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty ... See full summary »