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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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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,574,326, 1 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,866,403, 16 November 2017
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Trivia

Diego Luna's character Ray says "there has been an awakening". This exact quote is said by Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars The Force Awakens (2015). Diego Luna plays Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), connecting him to the Star Wars universe, and this coincidental use of the quote. See more »

Goofs

When Sophia ( Kiersey Clemons) comes back to life and the cleaning crew is getting closer, she is barefoot. When Ray (Diego Luna) is carrying her out, we can see that she has her shoes on. See more »

Quotes

[in the evening before his flatline]
Jamie: It's a great day to die!
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Flatliners (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

That Good Night (Trentemøller Remix)
Written by Jeppe Sorensen, Silas Tinglef and Anders Trentemøller
Performed by Howl Baby Howl
Courtesy of Tigerspring
By arrangement with Sen Music
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It kinda fell flat.
3 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

What started off as potentially a great film, suddenly turned into a complete boring mess. While going in a different direction to the 1990's version, I don't think the creators knew exactly what that direction was as it seemed to jump all over the place. While I giggled at certain ridiculous moments, the rest was spent thinking what exactly is going on? Ellen Page's performance was okay but I think the movie itself squashed what could have been a great acting role.


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