"Doctor Sleep" is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Flanagan.
The starring cast includes Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, Rebecca Ferguson as Rose the Hat, Kyliegh Curran as Abra Stone, Zahn McClarnon as Crow Daddy, Carl Lumbly as Dick Hallorann, Emily Alyn Lind as Snakebite Andi, Bruce Greenwood as Dr. John Dalton, Jocelin Donahue as Lucy Stone, Cliff Curtis as Billy Freeman, Robert Longstreet as Barry the Chunk and others.
Here are "Doctor Sleep" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services 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 2011, Dan Torrance, still traumatized from his family's 1980 ordeal at the Overlook hotel, lives in a New Hampshire town and drinks alcohol to suppress his shining. He is recovering through Alcoholics Anonymous and becomes a hospice orderly, where he uses his shining to comfort dying patients, who nickname him "Doctor Sleep". Meanwhile, the True Knot, a cult of psychics led by 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 2019, the True Knot are starving as steam has become increasingly rare. They torture a boy to death for steam, which is sensed by Abra Stone (Kyliegh Curran), a young girl whose shining is even greater than Dan's. She telepathically alerts Dan about the murder, but Rose senses Abra in the process. Rose projects her consciousness across the country and infiltrates Abra's mind, but is physically injured by a psychic trap set by Abra. Rose sends the remaining members after Abra for steam.
Abra informs Dan about the True Knot. Although he is initially skeptical about stopping them, he changes his mind and recruits his friend, Billy Freeman (Cliff Curtis), and Abra's father, Dave, to help. They successfully kill most of the group except Rose, but Billy and Dave are killed and Abra is captured by Rose's partner, Crow Daddy (Zahn McClarnon). Dan shines into Abra and saves her from Crow Daddy, killing the True Knot member in the process. As a last resort, Dan brings Abra to the Overlook, believing it will be equally dangerous for Rose. He starts the hotel's boiler and explores the dormant building, "awakening" it with his shining. At the same time, he has visions of his time at the hotel, including his father Jack's breaking into a bathroom door to kill his mother Wendy.
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, HKC 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 $30 - 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 78/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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