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Limitless (2011) Movie Information

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989

Avg. Rating:

2.84/4

# of Ratings:

267

Genres:

Thriller

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

03/18/2011

DVD Release:

07/19/2011

Director:

Neil Burger

Actors:

Robert De Niro
Bradley Cooper
Abbie Cornish
Anna Friel
Johnny Whitworth
Robert John Burke

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A man thinks he has solved all his problems when an untested, top-secret drug makes him smarter, leading to financial and social success. But he never considered the side effects or the people who want to keep the drug to remain a secret. -- Chris Kavan

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worleyjamers 06/29/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

A really cool movie with an interesting concept, stylish editing, great cinematography, and it moves at an electrifying pace.

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mitchellyoung 02/11/2012 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

The paranoia that drives this film creates a brilliant atmosphere, and parts of the scope of the plot are well-executed. The problem is that the film shoots for an ambitious plot arc and has to sometimes gloss over large plot holes with Cooper's voice-over narration. Although the narration aims for a "Fight Club" level of sardonic wit, sometimes it is over-used and used too much to provide unnecessary exposition. The film also has a fairly anticlimatic conclusion, given the tension and dramatics that came before. To be fair, I saw the Unrated version, which was longer, and thought that with some trimming, the film could have been tighter and better, so, perhaps, the theatrical version was a little bit better.

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Tammy 12/31/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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4/4 

I generally see anything that De Niro is in so for me that was the draw. Up until I saw Bradley Cooper in this movie, I didn't think much of him. I fell in love with him and his character in this movie. I wouldn't consider this a thriller. I think it's a total date movie.

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  MovieAddict
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04/27/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Be Careful What You Wish For!

If you could take a pill that would make you smart… that would increase your intelligence; would you take it? And if it worked, would you want more? Is the Pope a Catholic?

Eddie is an struggling writer who has just lost his high flying girlfriend, and while he is down in the dumps, an old friend (and drug dealer) of his approaches him and offers him an experimental drug called NZT, that allows people to access 100% of their brain's power (as it is said that we, a normal human use only 20% of his/her brain power.) However the problem is not so much the drug but the supply as it always is. The new wonder drug completely transforms Eddie's life opening up a world of achievement, greed, and danger that is limitless. His life is back on track as he gets his girlfriend Lindy back and is be...

Rating of
3/4 

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  MovieMike
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12/22/2011 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Limited Appeal

As I sit down to write this, I just noted that ‘Limitless’ was #1 at the box office this past weekend. If you’re one of those who took this in already and thought this movie was all that and a bag of popcorn, you probably don’t want to read my take on it. I promise not to be offended if you just close this web page right now. For me, this was just another example of someone taking a great concept and making a just so-so film out of it.

Bradley Cooper (‘The A-Team’ and ‘The Hangover’) plays Eddie Morra, a struggling, wanna-be writer who is slowly losing his grip on any chance of success – at anything. Through total serendipity, he’s introduced to a magic pill that supposedly allows one to access 100% of his (or her) brain. Cooper’s performance here is just OK. I think the script is prob...

Rating of
2/4 

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  tecnoandre
tecnoandre
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12/22/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Amazing surprise!!

Directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro. It is based on the 2001 novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn with the screenplay by Leslie Dixon. Edward "Eddie" Morra (Bradley Cooper) is a writer who lives in New York City. He has recently been dumped by his girlfriend Lindy (Abbie Cornish) in addition to failing to meet the deadline to turn in his new book, which he hasn't started yet. One day, Eddie comes across Vernon Gant (Johnny Whitworth), the brother of his ex-wife, Melissa Gant (Anna Friel). Vernon is a drug dealer, and he offers Eddie a sample of a new (fictional) nootropic drug, NZT-40, claiming it allows humans to access 100% of the brain's power, as opposed to the "normal" 20%. Eddie accepts, and, much to his surprise, the drug does indee...

Rating of
4/4 

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