“A Nightmare Wakes” Available on VOD, Digital HD & DVD on July 6



Available on VOD, Digital HD & DVD on July 6, 2021

“a compelling new look at Frankenstein’s creation” – Bloody Disgusting

“stunning cinematography and incredibly effective horror sequences…the birth of Frankenstein comes alive” – Rue Morgue

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to the horror film, A NIGHTMARE WAKES,from Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural. RLJE Films will release A NIGHTMARE WAKES on VOD, Digital HD and DVD on July 6, 2021.

The feature screen writing and directorial debut of Nora Unkel, A NIGHTMARE WAKES stars Alix Wilton Regan (The Wife), Giullian Gioiello (“Scream: The TV Series”), Claire Glassford (Collateral Beauty), Philippe Bowgen (The Mick, “Supernatural”) and Lee Garrett (“The Undoing”). RLJE Films will release A NIGHTMARE WAKES on DVD for an SRP of $27.97.

A NIGHTMARE WAKES is based on the timeless novel and the birth of one of cinema’s most iconic monsters. While composing her famous novel “Frankenstein,” Mary Shelley descends into an opium-fueled fever dream and carries on a torrid love affair at a remote lake house. As she writes, the characters of her novel come to life and begin to plague her relationship, forcing everyone—including herself—to question her sanity.

Check out the trailer: https://youtu.be/oEAOzMExvTs

Bonus features on the DVD include:

  • Cast Audition Tapes
  • Max Fedore Concept Art
  • Ginna Wall Concept Character Sketches
  • Jenn Stroud Costume Design Sketches
  • Deidra Catero Sketch Art
  • Alex Schaefer Concept Poster
  • A First Look at A Nightmare Wakes
  • A Nightmare Wakes Proof of Concept


 Genre:                  Horror

Rating:                 Not Rated  

Language:           English

Subtitles:             English SDH,


Format:                Color  

Year:                      2020 

SRP:                       $27.97

Length:                 91 minutes  

UPC:                      014381135862

Cat#:                     SHU13586DVD

Aspect Ratio:      2.39:1

Audio Format:   Dolby Digital 5.1


RLJE Films’ recent features include Color Out of Space starring Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson and written and directed by Richard Stanley; the critically acclaimed horror film The Dark And The Wicked from director Bryan Bertino; Steve Byrne’s The Opening Act from producers Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley; David Ayer’s The Tax Collector and Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Archenemy. Upcoming films include Sion Sono’s 2021 Sundance Film Festival premiere Prisoners of the Ghostland starring Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella; and David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man starring Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson and Lonnie Chavis.  us.rljentertainment.com.


AMC Networks’ Shudder is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. Shudder’s expanding library of film, TV series, and originals is available on most streaming devices in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. To experience Shudder commitment-free for 7 days, visit www.shudder.com.


AMC Networks is a global entertainment company known for its popular and critically-acclaimed content. Its portfolio of brands includes AMC, BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Studios), IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, IFC Films, and a number of fast-growing streaming services, including the AMC+ premium streaming bundle, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and ALLBLK. AMC Studios, the Company’s in-house studio, production and distribution operation, is behind award-winning owned series and franchises, including The Walking Dead, the highest-rated series in cable history. The Company also operates AMC Networks International, its international programming business, and 25/7 Media, its production services business.

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