PG-13 | | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access one hundred percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.
Director Neil Burger has stated that this movie was originally intended to be rated-R by the MPAA.
Obviously I miscalculated a few things.
Man: Eddie! I know you're in there.
Eddie Morra: Why is it that the moment your life exceeds your wildest dreams, the knife appears at your back? Well, I'll tell you one thing... I will never let them touch me.
When Eddie is talking to Vern the stubble on his chin changes length between shots.
English, Russian, Italian, Mandarin, French
$18,907,302 (USA) (20 March 2011)
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