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Limitless (2011)

Limitless (2011)
Edit Storyline 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. Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis Taglines: What if a pill could make you rich and powerful? Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving a drug, violence including disturbing images, sexuality and language| See all certifications » Edit Details Release Date: 18 March 2011 (USA) See more » Also Known As: The Dark Fields See more » Box Office Budget: $27,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: £2,087,363 (UK) (25 March 2011) Gross: Company Credits Edit

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