10 famous movie scenes that show waking up

August 25, 2014

Waking up can be stressful, but also hilarious and dramatic as seen below in some of our favorite movies.

The fact that you’ve been away on holiday for the last few weeks doesn’t change a thing. Soon, it will be time — again — to set up your alarm clock and get woken up by an unpleasant sound, feeling more or less groggy. Well… There might be a sunny spell on the way! As all of us at Withings care deeply about sleep, here is a compilation of 10 great movie scenes evolving around waking up. Enjoy! And if you want to know more about our activity and sleep trackers or our advanced sleep tracking mat, those links will tell you all you need to know.

1. Groundhog Day: “Get up and check that hog”

A cult wake up movie scene…

2. Vanilla Sky: “Open your eyes”

A scary wake-up scene.

3. Back to the Future III: “Wake-up juice”

A classic wake up movie scene

4. Kingpin: Roy Munson’s wake-up routine

A sketchy wake up movie scene.

5. The Hangover: The big wake-up scene

A recent wake-up scene.

6. Iron Man: Iron Man’s alarm clock

A techy wake-up movie scene.

7. The Matrix: “Wake up, Neo”

Creepy but awesome.

8. Ocean’s Twelve: “This is your 5 AM wake-up call”

Recognize the voice on the phone in this wake-up movie scene?

9. The Fifth Element: Dallas and Leeloo’s first kiss

Wake-up scenes usually are not this trigger-happy.

10. Inception: “Wake me up!”

A mind-twisting wake-up scene.

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BONUS VIDEO: La folie des grandeurs: “Scène du réveil”

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Susie Felber

Susie is a writer and producer who has worked in nearly every medium. As the daughter of a hard-working M.D., she's had a lifelong interest in health and is proud that she continues to lower her 5k time as she ages.
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