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"Every year, one in 700 people wake up during surgery."
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"Awake" which was released in 2007; directed by Joby Harold and starring actors Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard and Hayden Christensen. This film contains hospital language and what may be considered to be dramatic imagery. Dr. Jack Harper (Terrence Howard) narrates about his heart transplant surgery in which he performed on his friend Clay. The movie follows the story of Clay's heart transplant and the phenomenon known as Anesthesia Awareness, where a patient finds themselves awake during anesthesia to the point their bodies are completely paralyzed, and they are unable to speak or move. Although unable to speak or move they are completely aware of their surroundings and everything going on.

Clay (Hayden Christensen) who is going for his heart transplant is nervous that his life may end due to some sort of complication during the procedure. Based on these fears he marries his fiancé much to his Mothers dismay. Throughout the sequence of the surgery Clay finds out secrets that his doctors, his fiancé, his so called friends, and even his family are keeping from him. Through clarity and his aware state of mind, he will be faced with tough decisions between life and death and hope for the best that he will make it off the table during his heart transplant.

Awake is an Thriller, Crime, Mystery movie that was released in 2007 and has a run time of 1 hr 24 min. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 33.

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| 2007 | 1 hr 24 min | 6.5/10 | 33/100
Cast
Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin
Director
Joby Harold
Produced By
Jason Kliot, John Penotti, Joana Vicente
Language
English
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