Screener Squad: Awake

Awake Movie Review


Who doesn’t love a good mystery thriller, right? That’s what the filmmakers were likely thinking when they made this movie, Awake (or Wake Up as it was originally titled). The film follows John Doe (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), who is called that because, following a huge car crash, he wakes up with amnesia. However, he is under suspicion for a crime after they found a dead body in the trunk of his car. Believing he was framed, John Doe breaks out of the hospital, kidnaps a nurse (Francesca Eastwood), and goes on a quest to clear his name. What could go wrong? Well…Justin and Allen reviewed this movie, and one of them may have called this the worst movie of the year. Which one said that? Listen here to find out.


DIRECTED BY: Aleksandr Chernyaev

STARRING: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Francesca Eastwood, William Forsythe, Malik Yoba, Kaye Brownlee-France, Ginger Gilmartin

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