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Academy Award winners Robin Williams, Al Pacino and Hilary Swank star in a thriller set in the land of the midnight sun, where the mind of even a tough cop can be threatened by Insomnia. Under the glare of the permanent Alaska sun, two veteran Los Angeles police officers close in on their suspect in the murder of a teenage girl. But when officer Will Dormer (Pacino) accidentally shoots his partner, their murder suspect, reclusive novelist Walter Finch (Williams), witnesses the shooting--and blackmails Dormer. Now, as an idealistic local detective (Swank) investigates the case, and the stakes rise, Dormer's sanity begins to falter.
© 2002 Insomnia Productions, LP.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Driven by Pacino's performance, Insomnia is a smart and riveting psychological drama.
In the world of Christopher Nolan, memory is still as treacherous as nitroglycerin.
June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Well-made but grisly thriller is not for kids.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this movie has brief but grisly violence, a nude corpse, some creepy sound effects, and some very strong language. There are tense scenes and characters are shot and killed. Characters drink and smoke.
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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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- Genre:Thriller, Drama
- Release Date:May 24, 2002
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD