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An action-thriller about a writer who takes an experimental drug that allows him to use 100 percent of his mind. As one man evolves into the perfect version of himself, forces more corrupt than he can imagine mark him for assassination. Out-of-work writer Eddie Morra's (Cooper) rejection by girlfriend Lindy (Abbie Cornish) confirms his belief that he has zero future. That all vanishes the day an old friend introduces Eddie to NZT, a designer pharmaceutical that makes him laser focused and more confident than any man alive. Now on an NZT-fueled odyssey, everything Eddie's read, heard or seen is instantly organized and available to him. As the former nobody rises to the top of the financial world, he draws the attention of business mogul Carl Van Loon (De Niro), who sees this enhanced version of Eddie as the tool to make billions. But brutal side effects jeopardize his meteoric ascent. With a dwindling stash and hit men who will eliminate him to get the NZT, Eddie must stay wired long enough to elude capture and fulfill his destiny. If he can't, he will become just another victim who thought he'd found invincibility in a bottle.
What if a pill could make you rich and powerful?
Also Known As:
The Dark Fields
Release Date: March 08, 2011
Runtime: 105 mins
All Genres: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Languages: English, Russian, Italian
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 7.3
Brimstone Pit Rating: 8.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With L
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Bradley Cooper ...Eddie Morra
Robert De Niro ...Carl Van Loon
Abbie Cornish ...Lindy
Andrew Howard ...Gennady
Anna Friel ...Melissa
Johnny Whitworth ...Vernon
Tomas Arana ...Man in Tan Coat
Robert John Burke ...Pierce
Darren Goldstein ...Kevin Doyle
Ned Eisenberg ...Morris Brandt
T.V. Carpio ...Valerie
Richard Bekins ...Hank Atwood
Patricia Kalember ...Mrs. Atwood
Cindy Katz ...Marla Sutton
Brian Anthony Wilson ...Detective (as Brian A. Wilson)
Rebecca Dayan ...Rebecca Dayan
Ann Marie Green ...Financial Newscaster
Damali Mason ...Female Cop
Meg McCrossen ...Female Assistant
Tom Bloom ...Dunham
Nina Hodoruk ...Realtor
Tom Teti ...Tailor
Stephanie Humphrey ...TV News Reporter
Joe McCarthy ...Day Trader #1 (as Joe McCarthy)
Peter Pryor ...Day Trader #2
Daniel Breaker ...Campaign Manager
Chris McMullin ...Cop
Dave Droxler ...Technician
Luisina Quarleri ...Italian Hostess / Waitress
Piper Brown ...Girl Skater
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Ricardo Del Río
Paul Leonard Morgan
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"I Don't Care If There's Cursing"
"Lonely Blue Boy"
"Let It Go"
"Howlin' For You"
"Prelude, Op.3: No.2 in C Sharp Minor"
"Don't Sweat The Technique"
"Chocolate and Cheese"
"The Way It Was"
More Movie Taglines:
- What if a pill could make you rich and powerful?
- Shia LaBeouf was cast as Eddie, but had to drop out after badly injuring his left hand in a car accident in July 2008.
Elizabeth Banks was rumored to star in the movie.
The name of the drug in the movie (NZT-48) contains a clever little message as to what the drug actually does to the user. If you say the name of the drug backwards, you get 84-TZN or "Ate for teasin (teasing)".
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Rating: 8.3 out of 10.0 - 56 votes cast total
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