After a devastating global event wiped out all electronics and eliminated people's ability to sleep, a former soldier may have found a solution with her daughter.

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Mark Raso

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Joseph Raso (screenplay by), Mark Raso (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gina Rodriguez ... Jill
Ariana Greenblatt ... Matilda
Lucius Hoyos ... Noah
Shamier Anderson ... Dodge
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Dr. Murphy
Finn Jones ... Brian
Frances Fisher ... Doris
Gil Bellows ... Dr. Katz
Sergio Di Zio ... Dumb Jim
Barry Pepper ... Pastor
Brigitte Robinson Brigitte Robinson ... Marcy
Elias Edraki ... Petty Officer Diaz
Alex House ... Scarred Soldier
Patrick Garrow ... Neck Tattoo
Edsson Morales ... Lazy
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With humankind unable to sleep and think clearly, growing increasingly irrational and violent after an unprecedented global phenomenon that wiped out all electronics, Jill, a former U.S. Army medic and widowed mother-of-two, finds herself struggling to keep her kids safe. Now, as scientists all over the world seem to fight a losing battle, the mysterious, worldwide plague of insomnia threatens to eradicate the entire human species, and undoubtedly, this is the end of the world as we know it. However, what if Jill's ten-year-old daughter, Matilda, holds the key to a cure? Can sleep-deprived Jill protect her children when everyone has only a few days to live? Written by Nick Riganas

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Disorientation. Hallucinations. Hysteria. Sleep Is Survival.


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Ariana Greenblatt (Matilda) & Finn Jones (Brian) both played roles based on Marvel characters. Ariana as young Gamora in "Avengers: Infinity War" & Finn as Danny Rand/Iron Fist in "Iron Fist" & "Defenders" on Netflix. See more »

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When Jill comes out of the lake to see Matilda in the company of two police officers, the daughter sits up and cough up water. One officer says that Matilda "was out for about a minute," yet neither officer performs CPR, nor turns Matilda on her side to help her expel the water she has swallowed. See more »

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Jill: Fixing this car is going to be so hard. Oh, man. Okay. But there are books on that, okay? You hear?
Dodge: [Smiles] Burn the books, man. Burn 'em all. Don't need those anymore.
Jill: [Matilda looks behind her] Ah, eyes! Can you maybe just not- Focus on the road, please. Not talk to her so she can concentrate, please.
Dodge: [Looks to Noah] Enough people said that the Earth was flat, so the Earth was flat. Then, they said the Earth was round... so the Earth was round.
Noah: The Earth is round.
Dodge: Prove it.
Noah: Science proves it.
Dodge: [laughs] ...
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Wow.
Performed by Post Malone
Written by Louis Bell, Frank Dukes (as Adam Feeney), Post Malone (as Austin Post), Carl Rosen and Billy Walsh
Courtesy of Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Canada Inc.
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Average movie, poor ending.
9 June 2021 | by krissdelhiSee all my reviews

Movie couldn't hold my interest much but I finished it hoping for a good climax, but it ended in disappointment.


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Country:

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Release Date:

9 June 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Awake See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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$156,469
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Dolby Atmos

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2:1
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