DVD - 2016
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A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful - and beloved - institutions in the world.
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Branch Call Number: CON
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
widescreen (2.39:1),24 fps,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
4 3/4 in.,rda
1 videodisc (approximately 123 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in


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Oct 22, 2017

I've always liked Will Smith but never thought him to be an actor of depth. I was wrong, this is the second feature I have seen recently which shows him to be a great and dedicated actor. His portrayal of a remarkable immigrant, Dr. Bennet Omalu, is superb. On top of Smiths excellent performance lies an incredible story, superbly told and with a happy (ish) ending.

What makes the story remarkable is that Omalu won through having risked all to protect his fellow Americans, regardless of race, creed or colour.

Highly recommended.

Aug 13, 2017

Good Movie!! Good information about brain injuries. Will Smith was excellent in his role in this firm. Worth your time.

Aug 12, 2017

love the movie its really something to know about the brain injury. Just like Ali the fighter has
Alzemheir Disease.

Jun 19, 2017

I found this movie very powerful. Will Smith does an excellent job of conveying the great risks to self and career Dr. Bennet Omalu undertook in order to bring light to the substantial cumulative brain damage being suffered by NFL players, and the long-term life-destroying effects it was having on them. Watching the emotional turmoil a good man was put through by the sporting industry as he pursued acknowledgement of a problem and increased safety protections to save lives was heartbreaking.

In response to other commenters stating the movie was "slow"; It's definitely not an explosion-packed action movie. But I cannot bring to mind any scenes that dragged on past what was necessary for exposition.

May 31, 2017

It was an OK movie, but like most over-hyped Hollywood fodder types, it was very slow and political in nature.

Apr 05, 2017

Really enjoyed this

Mar 28, 2017

Not to bad of a movie but not a action pack movie, kind of boring!

Mar 18, 2017

A courageous man, but a pretty boring movie.

Mar 06, 2017

Very good eye's opener in the reality of fame,power and cover up of the truth in football. The best acting of Willis in this fight for the truth to be known.

Jan 14, 2017

For me, Concussion belongs in a series of films I've been watching lately that are all based on true stories. Like the others - in broad terms - Concussion reveals the struggle between man's quest for complete control in a world that isn't always conducive to such ambitions. In this particular film, Dr. Omalu (played gracefully by Will Smith) discovers an "inconvenient truth": certainly for the NFL but unfortunately for him as well. I also appreciated the film's insight into what it is like for the man who seeks to live honestly

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Jun 20, 2016

Many quotes in IMDb already as:

Dr. Cyril Wecht: The NFL owns a day of the week. The same day the Church used to own. Now it's theirs.

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