Flatliners: Five Fast Facts You Need to Know

Here We Go Again!


As with the 1990 film Flatliners, the 2017 version involves the same storyline. Four medical students decide to play god and bring each other to the brink of death. Are there consequences to seeing the other side? Once you are brought back from death’s door, are you the only one who comes back?

Main Cast

The following actors are in this new rendition of Flatliners: Nina Dobrev, Ellen Page, Diego Luna, and Kiersey Clemons.

Why the Remake?

Actually, the 2017 film is not a remake, but rather a sequel to the 1990 film Flatliners. Keifer Sutherland makes an appearance in the 2017 film as a teacher who has changed his name in order to continue the experiments.

Release Date

Flatliners comes to a theater near you on August 19, 2017.

Meet the Director

Denmark native, Niels Arden Oplev has worked on several films: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Dead Man Down (2013), We Shall Overcome (2006). Oplev also directed the pilot for Stephen King’s mini-series Under the Dome.

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