Close Your Eyes (Doctor Sleep)
Close Your Eyes (Doctor Sleep) (2002)

A hypnotist with psychic talents is drawn into a criminal case with bizarre implications in this thriller from Great Britain. Dr. Michael Strother (Goran Visnjic) is a psychologist and hypnotherapist who has relocated from the United States… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 14, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
46%
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User Score
35%


Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

The atmospheric psychological thriller weaves a compelling web thanks to dense, stylized direction by Nick Willing and a smartly assembled cast.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

An occasionally engaging but more often gruesome British thriller.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Its solid horror pedigree is all the more enjoyable because it comes as such a surprise -- forgotten in a dusty corner and just waiting for the right fan to find it.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... one of the best thrillers I've seen probably since The Ring.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

If you can overlook its TV-episode look, occasional lapses in logic and detours into lurid overkill, this old-school psychological thriller, which marries a tracking-the- serial-killer narrative with occult themes, is a creepy diversion.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a surprisingly effective little thriller...

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

On their way to confront ancient evil, Strother and Losey keep tripping over timeworn cliches.

Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

May be the worst-directed movie exported by England in this young century.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Visnjic proves he can conceivably carry a movie if given a chance. But he still needs to find one worth his time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
i quite liked this film its different but i guess not memorable though
Chosen 718
Interesting thriller, nice twist.
Stephen M
A cheap and pretty crappy British occult thriller about a psychic hypnotherapist helping the police to catch a serial killer of little girls. I must have missed… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Unremarkable occult thriller except this one employs a visionary hypnotist as part of the story. Passable, nothing more gripping than that.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][color=sienna]"Close Your Eyes" starts out with a young girl being pursued. She escapes by jumping off a bridge into a river. A… More
Deb Singh
The British film Close Your Eyes was better than I anticipated. It had some good suspense moments, thrills and twists. Goran Visnjic was stellar in his… More