Flatliners (2017)

Flatliners (2017)

Flatliners (2017)

Supernatural thriller starring Ellen Page, following medical students experimenting with near-death experiences that bring something evil back from beyond. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and based on the 1990 Kiefer Sutherland-starring original.

Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

2017Rating: R13, Violence, horror & sex scenes108 minsUSA
HorrorScience FictionThriller
80%
want to see

Streaming (4 Providers)

Reviews & comments

Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Light on thrills, chemistry, or frights, Flatliners squanders a fun concept before wrapping it up in perfunctory fashion, guaranteeing none of its cast are likely to turn up in a new version in another 27 years time.

2.0

Short-lived

The Geets (greats): A somewhat passable remake of the original with riveting cinematography and creating a dream-like atmosphere, which reflects the notion of 'afterlife'. 5 medical students attempt to 'flatline' to research on afterlife with dangerous outcomes. This movie does a good job at identifying the intrinsic value of life, which cannot be achieved...

2.0
Variety

Variety

press

Offers no reason for reanimating this long-expired property.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Somebody get a defibrillator in here, stat.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

This Flatliners is in fact a new definition of "meh."

Stuff

Stuff

press

I guess we can give Flatliners at least one star for knowing the cliches of scriptwriting.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

An agonizingly boring remake of a movie about the danger of bringing things back from the dead.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the kind of film you'll forget even exists in five years so why not cut out the middleman and just forget it now?

Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Light on thrills, chemistry, or frights, Flatliners squanders a fun concept before wrapping it up in perfunctory fashion, guaranteeing none of its cast are likely to turn up in a new version in another 27 years time.

2.0
Variety

Variety

press

Offers no reason for reanimating this long-expired property.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Somebody get a defibrillator in here, stat.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

This Flatliners is in fact a new definition of "meh."

Stuff

Stuff

press

I guess we can give Flatliners at least one star for knowing the cliches of scriptwriting.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

An agonizingly boring remake of a movie about the danger of bringing things back from the dead.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the kind of film you'll forget even exists in five years so why not cut out the middleman and just forget it now?

Short-lived

The Geets (greats): A somewhat passable remake of the original with riveting cinematography and creating a dream-like atmosphere, which reflects the notion of 'afterlife'. 5 medical students attempt to 'flatline' to research on afterlife with dangerous outcomes. This movie does a good job at identifying the intrinsic value of life, which cannot be...

2.0