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I am trying to find the title of a movie about coma recovery. A scientist notices that the EEG/brainwaves of several coma patients are starting to sync.

He is able to enter their mind by going into a near death state. He finds that each have created a fantasy world. The fantasy worlds begin to deteriorate and the scientist leads them to an exit. Once they go through the exit, they wake from their coma.

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Time frame for when you saw this movie? How old was the movie when you saw it (TV/Cable/DVD released)? Any notable actors? Any help is appreciated. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Nov 6 '13 at 15:11

I think it's an episode of The Outer Limits titled The Other Side, (1999).

The brain waves of two comatose patients, Adam (Aaron Smolinski) and Lisa (Emmanuelle Vaugier), fall into sync while they're hooked up to the NISA and one of them whispers the other's name.


What Neal doesn't know is that Adam and Lisa have landed in an idyllic parallel consciousness and are falling in love.


Desperate to try the technique on other comatose subjects, Neal loses patience and makes the journey himself.

The ending matches your description as well. The full episode is available on Hulu.

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Is it psychological thriller film The Cell. Most of the plot-line doesn't matches but it follows as

Child psychologist Catherine Deane (Jennifer Lopez) is an expert in an experimental treatment for coma patients: a virtual reality device that allows her to enter into the minds of her patients and attempt to coax them into consciousness.When serial killer Carl Rudolph Stargher (Vincent D'Onofrio) falls into a coma before the FBI can locate his final victim, Agent Novak (Vince Vaughn) persuades Deane to enter Stargher's mind and discover the victim's location.

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It's superficially similar to The Cell (dream sharing, coma), but the particulars don't match... – Alex Feinman Mar 26 '14 at 16:51

its Red mist... just watched it on netflix the other day

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Can you expand on this answer or give examples of why you think you are right? – Meat Trademark Mar 26 '14 at 0:26
Welcome to the site. Notice the other answers give some additional information about the film to suggest why the answers are correct. Consider doing the same to your answer to support your opinion, or risk it being downvoted for being too vague. – Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 8:10
In fact, scratch my last comment. A quick read of the synopsis for Red Mist on Wikipedia suggests it is nothing like what the OP is describing. – Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 8:12

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