- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev
- Cast: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons
A group of medical students embark on a series of experiments in which they kill themselves, experience the afterlife and are brought back. The characters are unlikeable, there’s no reverence for the life-after-death theme and every modern horror cliché gets trotted out. It makes Schumacher’s mildly enjoyable 1990 original seem like a masterpiece.
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Flatliners29 Sep 2017
A strong cast can't save this remake from death by misadventure
Despite the appearance of original star Kiefer Sutherland, in a thankless cameo as a grizzled lecturer, this remake of Joel Schumacher's 1990 brat pack horror Flatliners proves to be a straightforward (and entirely unnecessary) rehash which proves…
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