Concussion (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Medical Drama, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 25, 2015 (USA)  |   Run Time - 123 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Filmmaker Peter Landesman (Parkland) wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain," about the potentially horrific cost of playing football. Pittsburgh-based neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players, but after presenting his research, he finds himself under fire from the NFL. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Luke Wilson, Alec Baldwin, Bitsie Tulloch, and Albert Brooks co-star.

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brain, brain-damage, conspiracy, cover-up, doctor, football, football-player