Close Your Eyes (2002)
"Doctor Sleep" (original title)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror, Mystery  |  5 May 2004 (France)
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A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Janet Losey
Michael Strother
Clara Strother
Sophie Stuckey ...
Josh Richards ...
John Rogan ...
Francis Paladine
Lauren Gabrielle Volpert ...
Martha Strother
Sarah Woodward ...
Police Inspector Hilary Ash
Chief Inspector Clements
Elliot Spruggs
Madison Smartt Bell ...
Hypnosis Patient
Stevie Nye ...
Young Boy 1
Joshua McGowan ...
Young Boy 2
Andrew French ...
Police Detective


While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is called upon by Scotland Yard to unlock the secrets she holds in order to catch a man who believes he has discovered the key to immortality. Written by Jaime Jeske <>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 May 2004 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Close Your Eyes  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,980 (USA) (23 April 2004)


$39,381 (USA) (30 April 2004)

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Goran Visnjic lived in a rented flat above a pub off Trafalgar Square for three months while filming this movie. See more »


Dr. Michael Strother: Filthy habit, that.
Janet Losey: Oh, yeah? Well, I know this cute hypnotist who can cure me.
Dr. Michael Strother: What? That quack from the newspapers?
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Performed by Simon Boswell
Published by Sunfun Music
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4 September 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

We all like a good mystery, this is a big wow!

Of course, it has the usual elements to get you going, the occult, a silent child, a sexy troubled hypnotherapist and a disgraced girlie copper plus fantastic cameo appearances by a host of fine actors.

When a movie feels like 10 minutes .............. you know you are engrossed.

Highly recommended, I was on the edge of my seat - you feel uncomfortable throughout.

You want to watch but are scared to.

There is no Hollywood hype, just good old fashioned sweaty palms.

I won't expand on the story as the tale should unfold ..........

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