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Release Date: December 20, 1990Running Time: 121 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $49,404,987.00
Genre: Biopic, Drama


Robert De Niro

Robin Williams

Julie Kavner

John Heard

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Based on a true story, a passionate and somewhat unorthodox doctor struggles to cure patients of encephalitis, a sleeping disorder which struck many victims in the 1920s, rendering them motionless and seemingly thoughtless.