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Flatliners is a 2017 science horror movie, directed by Niels Arden Oplev. Some nice production work by Laurence Mark, Michael Douglas, Peter Safran. The cast was very good in this movie, we have Ellen Page who plays Courtney , Diego Luna as Ray, Nina Dobrev who plays as Marlo, James Norton as Jamie, Kiersey Clemons who plays Sophia and Kiefer Sutherland who plays Barry Wolfson. the movie brought in $41.7 million from the $19 million invested. That was pretty good at the box office. The movie was filmed in some parts of ontario canada.
Courtney, who is a medical student played by Ellen Page, is curious about the idea of the afterlife to the point where she is obsessed. She is going to start a experiment and asks her fellow students Jamie and Sophia to join her. The plan is to basically die for sixty seconds, record her brain and revive her. She told them that if any accidents were to happen that they would not be held responsible.Sophia disagrees but jamie is all for it. So they start the experiment and it starts to go as planed but then something happens, Sophia and Jamie panics as they are unable to revive Courtney. But eventually with the help of Ray played by Diego they were able to revive Courtney back. Marlo who is played by Nina Dobrev also comes to learn about this experiment.
After the experiment Courtney starts to remember past events, such as recipe for bread her grandmother use to make and she starts to get an increase in intelligence like answering questions perfectly in class and being able to play a piano. Jamie who is a little envious decides that he wants to flatline as well. But his was a little different, he saw someone he knew during flatlining and almost had a disturbing experience. Courtney and Jamie do not let the others know that they started seeing visions. Later Marlo and Sophia join in the flatlining experience, but they got the same results as Courtney did as far as increased intelligence. The group then starts seeing visions, they are all haunted by visions of something that happened in their lives and they soon realize that there was more that came with flatlining.
The only one who did not flatline however was Ray and he does not believes whats happening, he orders them to stop the experiments. The haunting’s that the others are seeing gets more intense now. the movie gets really interesting. But the group realize that they must come clean to some of the mistakes that they made. So they take action to stop these hallucinations by fixing their past mistakes. Marlo goes to flatlines on her own to commit suicide because she his having issues on fixing her past mistake.The rest of the group figures this out and goes and rush to save her and you must watch to see how this all plays out. This was a very interesting movie and definitely a go see.
Release Date: September 29, 2017
Run Time: 110 minutes
Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev
Producers: Laurence Mark, Michael Douglas, Peter Safran
Starring:Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev
James Norton, Kiersey Clemons,Kiefer Sutherland