REVIEW: Awakenings

Justin’s Pick: Awakenings

The story of a doctor’s extraordinary work in the Sixties with a group of catatonic patients he finds languishing in a Bronx hospital. Speculating that their rigidity may be akin to an extreme form of Parkinsonism, he seeks permission from his skeptical superiors to treat them with L-dopa, a drug that was used to treat Parkinson’s disease at the time.

Awakenings first entered theaters on January 11, 1991

Awakenings is Rated PG-13.

Lets see what the guys think of Awakenings.

IMDB Rating: 7.8 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: Tomatometer: 89%, Audience Score: 89%

Dave’s Rating: Overflowing Large

Justin’s Rating: Overflowing Medium

Joe’s Rating: *MOP BUCKET*

Awakenings is a great think piece and a great part of the Robin Williams catalog. Stay tuned as we review Unfinished Business.


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