The Awakening


Awakening or The Awakening may refer to:

  • Wakefulness, the state of being conscious
  • Awakening (religious movement), a Lutheran movement in Finland
  • Great Awakening, several periods of Anglo-American Christian revival
  • Bodhi (awakening), a form of Buddhist spiritual enlightenment
  • Spiritual awakening, a religious experience
  • National awakening (disambiguation)
Film and TV


  • The Awakening (1913 film), starring Charlotte Burton
  • The Awakening (1914 film), directed by William Desmond Taylor
  • The Awakening (1928 film), directed by Victor Fleming
  • The Awakening (1954 film), starring Buster Keaton, based on Gogol's short story "The Overcoat"
  • Awakening (1959 film), starring Josef Kemr
  • The Awakening (1980 film), starring Charlton Heston
  • Awakening (1981 film), starring Joan Chen
  • Awakenings, a 1990 film starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro, based on the book by Oliver Sacks (see below)
  • Awakening (1992 film) or Mary from Beijing, a Hong Kong film
  • Awakening (1994 film), a Hong Kong film starring Anthony Wong
  • The Awakening, a 1995 TV movie starring Sheila McCarthy
  • The Awakening, a 1999 adult film starring Inari Vachs
  • The Awakening (2006 film), a Bollywood documentary
  • Species: The Awakening, a 2007 science fiction thriller film
  • The Awakening (2011 film), a horror film starring Rebecca Hall
  • Awakening (2013 film), a Nigerian thriller


  • The Awakening (TV series), a 1984 two-part Singaporean drama series
  • The Awakening (Doctor Who), a 1984 Doctor Who serial
  • "Awakening" (Angel)
  • "Awakening" (The Outer Limits)
  • "Awakening" (Sanctuary)
  • "Awakening" (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • "Awakening" (Stargate Universe)
  • "The Awakening" (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • "The Awakening" (Masters of Science Fiction)
  • "The Awakening" (Spider-Man)
  • The Awakening (Armstrong novel), a 2009 Darkest Powers novel by Kelley Armstrong
  • The Awakening (Carroll novel) or The Quantum Prophecy, a novel by Michael Carroll
  • The Awakening (Chopin novel), an 1899 novel by Kate Chopin
  • The Awakening (Smith novel), a novel in the Vampire Diaries series by L. J. Smith
  • "The Awakening" (short story), a 1942 story by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Awakenings (book), a 1990 non-fiction book by Oliver Sacks
  • Awakening, a novella by Judith Berman
  • Awakening, a novel by Cate Tiernan
  • Awakening, the U.S. title of Les Mal Partis, a novel by Sébastien Japrisot
  • Awakening (comics), a number of titles
  • The Awakening (band), a musical project of Ashton Nyte
  • Awakening Records, a label specializing in Islamic music


  • "Awakening", by Lars Jansson (born 1936)
  • "Awakening", for harp by Barry Conyngham (born 1944)
  • "Awakening", by Behzad Ranjbaran (born 1955)


  • Awakening (Jackie Evancho album), 2014
  • Awakening (Nicole Mitchell album), 2011
  • Awakening (Promise album), 2011
  • Awakening (Blessthefall album), or the title song, 2011
  • Awakening (Narnia album), or the title song, "The Awakening"
  • Awakening (Iris album), 2003
  • Awakening (Narada Michael Walden album), 1979
  • Awakening (Sonny Fortune album), 1975
  • Awakening!! Jimmy Woods album, 1962
  • The Awakening (Ahmad Jamal album), or the title song, 1970
  • The Awakening (Caliban album), or the title song, 2007
  • The Awakening (James Morrison album), or the title song, 2011
  • The Awakening (Lord Finesse album), 1996
  • The Awakening (Melissa Etheridge album), or the three-song title work, 2007
  • The Awakening (Merciless album), or the title song
  • The Awakening (The Pharaohs album), 1972
  • The Awakening (PMD album), or the title song, 2003
  • The Awakening (P.O.D. album), or the title song
  • The Awakening (Send More Paramedics album), 2006
  • The Awakening (EP), 2017
  • Passion: Awakening, recorded live at Passion Conferences 2010, or the title song
  • Awakening, by Color Me Badd
  • The Awakening, by The Reddings, or the title song


  • "Awakening" (song), by Switchfoot, 2007
  • "Awakening", by The Absence from Riders of the Plague, 2007
  • "Awakening", from the Final Fantasy XI video game soundtrack, 2002
  • "The Awakening", by Alice Cooper from Welcome to My Nightmare, 1975
  • "The Awakening", by Godsmack from Faceless, 2003
  • "The Awakening", by York, 1999
  • "The Awakening", by Hawkwind from Space Ritual, 1973
  • "The Awakening", a piece of library music composed by Johnny Pearson (1925–2011) and used as theme music by ITV
  • "Awakenings", by Symphony X from The Odyssey, 2002
  • "Awakening", by Empire of the Sun from Ice on the Dune, 2013
  • "The Awakening", by Edison's Children
  • Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening, a 2010 expansion pack for the video game Dragon Age: Origins
  • Fire Emblem Awakening, a 2012 strategy video game
  • Mage: The Awakening, a role-playing game
  • Unreal II: The Awakening, a 2003 first-person shooter video game
  • Awakening (video game series), a series of casual puzzle adventure games by Boomzap Entertainment
Other uses
  • The Awakening (sculpture), a 1980 sculpture by J. Seward Johnson
See also
  • All pages with a title containing Awakening
  • Awake (disambiguation)
  • Awaken (disambiguation) / Awakened (disambiguation)
  • Enlightenment (spiritual)
  • Romantic nationalism
  • Sons of Iraq, or the Sunni Awakening movement

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