Doctor Sleep

A new chapter from Stephen King, author of ’The Shining’.


Doctor Sleep
Set some years after the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers to his, and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot. The True Knot are a tribe of people who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

153 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Nudity, Violence, Horror, Drug abuse).
Horror.

Showtimes

Murder, she wrote.
Murder, she wrote.

Credits

Cast
Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Violet McGraw, Jacob Tremblay, Carel Struycken, Cliff Curtis, Emily Alyn Lind, Bruce Greenwood
Director
Mike Flanagan
ScreenplayMike Flanagan, from the novel by Stephen King
MusicThe Newton Brothers
CinematographyMichael Fimognari
EditingMike Flanagan
Made in2019
Produced byWarner Bros., Intrepid Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone (sic)
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes of horror.
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use.
Runtime151
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderViolence, Gore, Horror, Threat, Language
Runtime152
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
30 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
126 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDoctor Sleep forsakes the elemental terror of its predecessor for a more contemplative sequel that balances poignant themes against spine-tingling chills.
15
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. Anderson quote iconWell-made “Shining” sequel has intense violence toward kids.
10

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
719 users
18
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
19
IMDB
6009 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
14

Average .. 73%

15

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