17 movies

Sleeping Beauty

January 29, 1959

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess's fate.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

November 15, 1984

Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp), must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...

Dark City

February 27, 1998

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

Echoes

July 5, 2014

A young writer experiences visions during episodes of sleep paralysis, and she retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated house in the desert. As the visions worsen, she teeters on the edge of insanity as she uncovers a life-threatening secret.

Dead Awake

May 12, 2017

Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is an average social worker who is investigating in the mysterious deaths of people who died in their sleep. Shortly before their deaths, the victims all reported a supernatural force that appeared to them while they were suffering from sleep-paralysis. When Kate investigates further into the case, she opens herself up to the creature's wrath, and soon finds herself, and her family suffering from an ancient evil.

Sleeping Beauty

June 12, 1987

Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.

Alice in Wonderland

January 31, 1981

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An innocent essay in a college-creative writing class sets off a terrifying and deadly chain of events. Will they be able to stop her, or will she take them all?

The Russian Sleep Experiment

January 10, 2015

Russian researchers funded by the Soviet Union during WWII are testing an expirimental gas on subjects deemed enemies of the state. The experimental gas is meant to eliminate the need for sleep, but all goes wrong as the gas has unexpected effects on the subjects.

Snooze Or Lose It

May 28, 2017

Ollie (the frog) has a new alarm clock but clearly doesn't know how to work it properly. Or is it the fact that it is just way too early?

Conscientia

December 11, 2017

As Samuel once again struggles with his inability to sleep, his grasp on reality is challenged when the events of a single night lead him to question his own morality .

Shut-Eye

November 17, 2014

Next Corp nears the launch of its greatest product ever: a mind app that removes our need for sleep. But when the son of the CEO discovers horrifying side effects, he must choose whether or not to bring down the giant corporation that his father built.

Thanatos is a dark psychological thriller about lucid dreaming.

Sleep Incidents

January 30, 2016

Hans suffers from insomnia. But there is help available! A self-appointed specialist guides us through this absurd study of sleep.

The Nightmare

January 1, 2010

THE NIGHTMARE, documentary filmmaker Adam Gray sets out on a journey to understand this terrifying phenomenon. From the foggy shores of Newfoundland to the steaming jungles of Zanzibar we will see where the Nightmare has left its mark. Hear from those who have survived the experience, and the families of those that did not. Meet the scientists, psychologists, and folklorists on the front lines of the battle for understanding how something without material form can traumatize and even kill those that encounter it. THE NIGHTMARE is a fascinating exploration of a phenomenon that suggests that the only difference between hallucination and the supernatural...is belief.

Comfy

June 1, 2000

Solutions to one problem can bring their own problems. In the middle of the night, a solitary sleeper awakes in bed. He's uncomfortable, his bed is too short for his body; in fact, his legs stick straight up at the end of the bed. To deal with this and ensuing challenges to his comfort, he takes extreme measures with his extremities.

Sleep for Health

January 1, 1950

Encyclopaedia Britannica outlines the basics of sleep hygiene.