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Flatliners (2017)

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Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

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Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure. Written by heatmiser73

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Rated PG - 13 for violence and terror, sexual content, language, thematic material, and some drug references | See all certifications »

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29 September 2017 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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ISK 780,863 (Iceland) (1 October 2017)
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Trivia

Avery Bederman, the daughter of one of the executive producers of the film, Michael Bederman, has a small role in this movie. See more »

Quotes

[in the evening before his flatline]
Jamie: It's a great day to die!
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Featured in Box Office: Episode dated 28 September 2017 (2017) See more »

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Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BMV 1007
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Had potential but fell short
25 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

The first half of this movie was great - the premise was great, and the diverse cast set it apart from other "afterlife" type films. However, moving into the second half, things got very muddled. It seems that the director didn't know exactly which direction to go in, so he went in all of them. It was very anti-climatic, and also relied on cheap jump- scares to drive the film. Quite disappointing as it had great potential.


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