Synopsis: A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in the attic. Little do they know that there is much more to this endless sleep than meets the eye as they explore the paranormal, and rediscover the past; the key to getting their son back once and for all.
Director(s): James Wan
Production: FilmDistrict
  8 wins & 15 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

-Can you stand on it? Be careful.

-I think so.

I got you. Come here.

What are you doing? You scared us, buddy.

You were just doing a little exploring?


-So, no more exploring up there, okay?


Yeah, you may be a superhero, buddy,

but you're not invincible.

-You gotta be careful, all right?



Good night, sweetie.

So were you putting boxes away upstairs?

Don't, Josh.

I just hate feeling helpless. Sorry.

I'll figure out a way

to lock the door tomorrow.

Good. It's dangerous, you know.

Maybe we should just put him

on a child leash.

I'll stop at the pet store tomorrow.

I'm sorry I was pissy

when you got home from work today.

No, didn't notice.

I was trying to do some work today and then

Cali woke up after a half hour,

and she wouldn't go back down,

and I just didn't get anything done.

I just want things to be different

in this house.

I just had such a had day.

I'm scared nothing is gonna change.

It will, I promise you.

We've just got to give it time.

Thanks for letting me take some time

to work on my music.

Come on, I want you to do it.

I think I have a couple of good songs.

I mean, not all of them, but I think...

You know,

there's a few that I can do something with.

I love all your songs.

-Shut up. You do not!

-I do. Stop it.

Which one's your favorite?

-You should write a song about me.

-They're all about you.

Like how cool I am.

-Like, "He's the coolest guy..."

-No, no, no, no, no.

-No, no, no. Quiet.

-"Big muscles!"

-"Really, really pretty!"

-You'll wake up the baby.

Foster, can you finish your eggs, please?

Hey, Cali.

-Can you go wake up Dalton, Josh?


Hey, Mr. Sleepy-pants. Get up.

Hey, Sleepy-pants.

You'd better get out of that bed

or your mother's gonna kill us both.

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Leigh Whannell

Leigh Whannell (born 17 January 1977) is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. He is best known for writing films directed by his friend James Wan, including Saw (2004), Dead Silence (2007), Insidious (2011), and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). Whannell has directed two films, Insidious: Chapter 3, released in 2015, and Upgrade, released in 2018. Whannell and Wan are the creators of the Saw franchise. Whannell wrote the first installment, co-wrote the second and third installments, was producer or executive producer for all the films, and appeared as the "Adam Stanheight" character in four of the installments. He was also the writer of the Saw video game (2009), and co-writer of the 2014 film Cooties. more…

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