• PG-13
  • 1990
  • 120 min
  • USA
  • drama

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Director: Penny Marshall

Screenwriter: Steven Zaillian

Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard

Elevated by some of Robin Williams' finest non-comedic work and a strong performance from Robert De Niro, Awakenings skirts the edges of melodrama, then soars above it.


Main Cast


Producer: Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes

Editor: Battle Davis, Gerald B. Greenberg

Casting: Bonnie Timmermann

Director Of Photography: Miroslav Ondříček

Costume Design: Cynthia Flynt

Executive Producer: Elliot Abbott, Penny Marshall, Arne Schmidt

Associate Producer:

Production Design: Anton Furst


Tagline: There is no such thing as a simple miracle.

Genres: drama

Certificate: PG-13


Year: 1990

Runtime: 120 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby