Insomnia

Insomnia
Insomnia
  • R
  • 1h 58m
  • 2002
Certified Fresh92%
Common Sense Media Iconage 18+
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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.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh92%
Critics Consensus: Driven by Pacino's performance, Insomnia is a smart and riveting psychological drama.
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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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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date:May 24, 2002
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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