Limitless

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +4

Content: +2

Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel. Written by Leslie Dixon, Alan Glynn. Directed by Neil Burger.

FILM SYNOPSIS: Aspiring author Eddie Morra's life changes when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a new drug that lets him tap his full potential.

PREVIEW REVIEW: Limitless is an engrossing, creative, even insightful thriller. I was completely entertained by this film and grateful that although there was PG-13 content, it never became overly abusive. That said, please read the content section first.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright
Distributor:
Relativity Media

Summary
The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: I caught none

Obscene Language: Ten obscenities, mostly the s-word.

Profanity: One misuse of Jesusí name.

Violence: Several violent acts, including stabbings, shootings and beatings, but the filmmakerís are careful to not cross over into R-rated excess. Blood: Some blood, including a pool of blood from a dead gunshot victim.

Sex: There are a few sexual situations, but nothing becomes graphic, rather the film is depicting the power of sexuality in our culture.

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: The lead drinks heavily and smokes; a reformed drug addict, the only drug he now takes is this brain drug.

Other: Gross-out scenes include a man drinking a dead manís blood, a scene featuring projectile vomiting, and a shot of a man eating pizza while sitting on a toilet

Running Time: 105 minutes
Intended Audience: Older teens and up.


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