Doctor Sleep Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ewan McGregor, Akiva Goldsman, Rebecca Ferguson, Jacob Tremblay, Mike Flanagan, Jocelin Donahue, Trevor Macy, Jon Berg, Carl Lumbly, Alex Essoe, Zackary Momoh

Release Date:

Friday, November 8, 2019 Nationwide

for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Centers on the Danny Torrance character from “The Shining,” carrying the trauma from the events at the Overlook Hotel into his adulthood.


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Who stars in Doctor Sleep: Cast List

... Danny Torrance

Flowervale Street, The Impossible  

... Dick Halloran

Captain America: Brave New World, A Cure for Wellness  

... Wendy Torrance

Trim Season, Homewrecker  

... Rose The Hat

Dune: Part Two, Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part Two  


The Last Stop in Yuma County, Offseason  

Luca (re-release), Wonder  

Who's making Doctor Sleep: Crew List

A look at the Doctor Sleep behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Mike Flanagan last directed Gerald's Game and Ouija: Origin of Evil. The film's writer Mike Flanagan last wrote Gerald's Game and Ouija: Origin of Evil.


Jon Berg
Trevor Macy

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Production: What we know about Doctor Sleep?

Key Facts

  1. Based on Stephen King’s 2013 horror novel “Doctor Sleep,” a sequel to the iconic 1977 story “The Shining.”

Filming Timeline

  1. 2019 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2019 - February: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2018 - December: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  4. 2018 - March: The film was set to Development  status.

Doctor Sleep Release Date: When was the film released?

Doctor Sleep was a Nationwide release in 2019 on Friday, November 8, 2019. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Midway, Last Christmas and Playing With Fire.

Doctor Sleep DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Doctor Sleep was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 .

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