PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.
Prior to Mike Webster's death, during the worst of his CTE-related mental issues, this movie shows him alone in his truck (where he has started living) when he removes his pants and applies a Taser-style electronic weapon to his own heavily scarred ... ...
The NFL agreed under the condition that it would not having to disclose what it knew, or when, about the effects of concussions on football players. Actuaries hired by the NFL have concluded that 28% of professional football players will suffer from...
The film implies Cyril Wecht's prosecution was initiated to pressure Omalu to drop his research. Wecht was actually indicted three months before Omalu first published his findings.
$10,500,000 (USA) (25 December 2015)
$34,531,832 (USA) (11 March 2016)
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