Awake Movie Review 2021: Plot, Cast, Production and Release Date

Awake is an upcoming American science fiction, action film, directed by Mark Raso, from a screenplay he wrote along with Joseph Raso. It features Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, Finn Jones, Shamier Anderson, Lucius Havoc, and Gil Bellows.


Global hysteria ensures after a mysterious catastrophe wipes out all electronics and takes away humanity’s ability to sleep. Scientists race against time to search for a cure for unexplained insomnia before its fatal effects eliminate the human race.



When Jill, a former soldier, found out that her younger daughter may be the key to salvation, she must decide if she should protect her children by all means or sacrifice everything to save the world.

Directed by: Mark Raso
Produced by: Paul Schiff
Screenplay by: Mark Raso, Joseph Raso
Story by: Gregory Poirier
Cinematography: Alan Poon
Edited by: Michelle Conroy
Distributed by: Netflix
Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Sci Fiction, Drama
Original Language: English
Release Date(Streaming): 1h 36minutes
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Country: United States


Awake Cast and Crew

  • Gina Rodriguez as Jill Adams, Matilda’s mother
  • Jenifer Jason Leigh
  • Barry Pepper
  • Finna Jones
  • Shamier Anderson as Dodge
  • Ariana Greenblatt as Matilda Adams Jill’s Daughter
  • Frances Fisher
  • Lucius Hoyos as Noah
  • Gil Bellows
  • Elias Adraki as Petty Officer Diaz
  • Katerina Taxi as Greek Mother
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It was announced Gina Rodriguez had joined the cast of the movie in May 2019, with Mark Raso directing from a screenplay by himself and Joseph Raso and with Netflix distributing in August 2019, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Finn Jones, Shmaier Anderson, Arian Greenblatt joined the cast of the movie

Release Date

The Movie, Awake will be released by Netflix on June 9, 2021

The Best Movies of 2021 Ranked by Tomatometer

Rotten Tomatoes is collecting every new Certified Fresh movie into one list, creating our guide to the best movies of 2021. Among them, you will find blockbusters(Godzilla vs Kong), documentaries. Below are some of the est movies of 2021, ranked by Tomatometer

  • Palmer
  • Bad Trip
  • Godzilla vs Kong
  • Spoor(Pokot)
  • Pixie
  • My Salinger Year
  • Stowaway
  • To all the Boys; Always and Forever
  • The Water Man
  • Shadow in the Cloud
  • The Columist(De Kuthoer)
  • I Care a Lot
  • Safety
  • The Power

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