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Dead Awake (2016)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 12 May 2017 (USA)
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A young woman must save herself and her friends from an ancient evil that stalks its victims through the real-life phenomenon of sleep paralysis.

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Phillip Guzman

Writer:

Jeffrey Reddick
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jocelin Donahue ... Kate Bowman / Beth Bowman
Jesse Bradford ... Evan
Jesse Borrego ... Dr. Hassan Davies
Lori Petty ... Dr. Sykes
James Eckhouse ... Mr. Bowman
Mona Lee Fultz ... Mrs. Bowman
Brea Grant ... Linda Noble
A.J. Gutierrez A.J. Gutierrez ... Daryl Noble
Billy Blair ... Mr. Pang
Liz Mikel ... Nurse
Jeffrey Reddick ... Anthony
Richard Lukens Richard Lukens ... Priest
Alanna Rae Alanna Rae ... Mistress
Natalie Jones ... The Night Hag
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chelsea Morgensen
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Storyline

Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is an average social worker who is investigating the mysterious deaths of people in their sleep. Shortly before their deaths, the victims all reported a supernatural force that appeared to them while they were suffering from sleep-paralysis. When Kate investigates further into the case, she opens herself up to the creature's wrath, and soon finds herself, and her family suffering from an ancient evil. Written by jman

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An ancient evil. Trapped in a world of darkness. Waiting for someone to believe.

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Horror | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Karabasan See more »

Filming Locations:

San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,358,834, 12 May 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,358,834, 12 May 2017
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WAIT FOR THE NIGHT
Performed by The American Spirit
Written by Gabe Strycharz & Adam Morgan
Published by ASCAP "Strycharz Music" & "A Motion In The Ocean Music"
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Mediocre at best
14 May 2017 | by DreiSee all my reviews

The movie is nothing new, nothing you haven't seen before. I could name about 3 4 just last year.

I am not familiar with the actual "sleep paralyses" problem but it must be terrifying. This film is obviously using it and mixing it up with "The Ring" and the many other similar horror movies.

I honestly got bored and even started to make jokes as some of the things happening were just plain silly. Very Blah movie. Would not recommend it to anyone looking for a good horror film or a good scare. Not going to get any with this one.... Sorry, I did jump once, the first time I saw the "entity" appear. Then it was all fun and giggles.


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