Rent Awakenings on DVD


1990 Rated PG-13 2hr

In this stirring fact-based drama set in 1969, a reclusive neurologist is given authorization to test an experimental drug on a catatonic patient -- who awakens from his 30-year stupor and must come to grips with life as an adult.

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Movie Details

1991 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1991 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Robert De Niro
  • Best Picture nominee
Adult content and adult language
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.