"Doctor Sleep" is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Flanagan.
The starring cast includes Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind, Carl Lumbly, Robert Longstreet, Jocelin Donahue, Bruce Greenwood and others.
Here are "Doctor Sleep" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.
Warner Bros. Pictures on Sunday, September 08, 2019 released the trailer for "Doctor Sleep" you can watch here:
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Here is a short review of "Doctor Sleep" movie plot summary.
In 1980, Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) and his mother Wendy live in Florida, still traumatized by their ordeal at the Overlook hotel. Dick Hallorann (Carl Lumbly), now a benevolent spirit, explains that the hotel's ghosts feed on Danny's psychic ability, his "shining". Now that the hotel has been abandoned, the starving ghosts are pursuing Danny. Halloran teaches him to lock them in imaginary "boxes" in his mind. Meanwhile, the True Knot, a cult of psychics led by Rose O'Hara, also known as Rose the Hat (Rebecca Ferguson), extend their lifespans by consuming "steam", a psychic essence released by torturing and killing those who have the shining.
In 2011, Danny (now going by Dan) has become an alcoholic to suppress his shining. After stealing money from a single mother, with whom he had a one-night stand, Dan realizes he has hit rock bottom. He moves to a small New Hampshire town and befriends Billy Freeman (Cliff Curtis), who gets him an apartment. Billy then becomes Dan's Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor; Dan becomes a hospice orderly and uses his shining to comfort dying patients, who nickname him "Doctor Sleep". He also begins receiving telepathic communications from Abra Stone (Kyliegh Curran), a young girl whose shining is even greater than his.
In 2019, the True Knot are starving as steam has become increasingly rare. They abduct a young boy in Iowa and torture him to death for his steam. A teenage Abra senses the event and alerts Dan, in the form of the word MURDER appearing on his wall. Rose also senses Abra, and plans to extract her steam. Abra visits Dan and tells him she can track the cult if she touches Bradley's baseball glove. Dan refuses to help, telling her to suppress her shining to stay safe. That night, Rose projects her consciousness across the country and infiltrates Abra's mind, but is physically injured by a psychic trap set by her. After cult member Grandpa Flick (Carel Struycken) dies of starvation, Rose sends the remaining members after Abra.
Here is the full cast and characters of "Doctor Sleep" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"Doctor Sleep" movie release date was scheduled to be on October 21, 2019 (Regency Village Theater), on October 31, 2019 (United Kingdom), on November 7, 2019 (Hungary), on November 8, 2019 (United States), on November 21, 2019 (Germany) and on November 22, 2019 (Turkey) distributing by Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Karo Premiere, Nos Lusomundo Audiovisuais, Roadshow Films, Tanweer Alliances, Warner Bros. F.E. and HBO Max.
The duration of the film is 152 minutes. With a budget of $45 - 55 million, the film grossed over $72.3 million.
"Doctor Sleep" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
"Doctor Sleep" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 77/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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