The Awakening Synopsis
A post-WWI ghost hunter (Rebecca Hall) investigates a haunting at a boys boarding school.
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A great psychological, even spiritual study

By mrmac296
The horror in this film is fear, not necessarily of spirits, but most certainly of death and how to deal with it, understand its meaning, or simply how to accept it in relation to life. The acting is...

Interesting and Suspenseful

By tombyrom
Rebecca Hall is a fine actress, and she is great in this movie. It's dark and suspenseful, but with a lot of class as one would expect from the BBC. Definitely not boring. The ending is a bit...

Such Potential to be Great

By jesus102b
The Awakening was set up to be a great horror and suspenseful film, but it came up short when it humanized the ghosts within the film. The ghost started out as horrifying and frightful, then it was...


By Sandy918
This movie reminded me of the Orphanage. I did like some of the scary moments, but overall, a movie I could have waited to see on DVD....


By dslasor
I enjoyed the storyline and the movie was suspensful. Several times i was on the edge of my seat and was surprised by the next turn. It was a refreshing twist to the storyline....

Terrific Psychological Thriller

By Mr Chips 8
Terrific film. A psychological thriller....

Good Thrillee

By kevinreeg
My wife and I enjoyed it. Worth the price of admission....

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Awesome Thriller!

By Jlhatcher
Haven't seen one this good since The Others. The twists and turns were amazing. This movie keeps you on your toes....

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Rated R | For Some Violence and Sexuality/Nudity