Plot – Bennet Omalu was a neuropathologist who made an important discovery: due to repeated blows to the head, football players risk to get a degenerative brain disease. He worked hard to dismantle the status quo of the sport environment. The discovery shook one of the most powerful organizations in the world because political and economic interests used to jeopardize the health of the athletes.
All actors – Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Morse, Arliss Howard, Mike O'Malley, Eddie Marsan, Hill Harper, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Stephen Moyer, Richard T. Jones, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Sara Lindsey, Matthew Willig, Elizabeth Tulloch, Kevin Jiggetts, Gary Grubbs, Randy Kovitz, L. Scott Caldwell, Dan Ziskie, Larry John Meyers, Joni Bovill, Jason Davis, Dan Anders, Jeb Keller, Joshua Elijah Reese, Holt McCallany, Jackie Schafer, Mike Clark, Scott Conner, Jared Pfennigwerth, Phillip Chorba, David Flick, Kelley Davis, Alison Moir, Dino Rende, Samara Lee, Nathan Hollabaugh, Cindy Jackson, Scott Miller, Michael Schaich, Hennessey Joseph, Antonia Long, Lisa Earley, Ann B. Betters, Dihlon McManne, Britanni Johnson, Dawn Vocke, , Richie Acevedo, Nateice Aisha, Brittney Aleah, Nicholas Augusta, Jennifer Nicole Baker, Greg Berg, Jennifer Bialo, Jennifer Boch-Wawrzyniak, Troy Bogdan, Christopher Boyer, Ralph Browning, Norman Cardaro, Deborah Charity, Tyler Cheman, Jennifer Pearl Childers, Cara Clark, Lloyd Crago, Amy Lyn Elliott, Mark Falvo, Joe Fishel, Jim Fitzgerald, Robin Flak, Joe Gallipoli, Carmen Gangale, Trevor Lee Georgeson, David Gragg, Robert Graziosi, Richard Guesman, Tony Hobson, James Howard, Sherry Hudak, Eme Ikwuakor, Kristy Isenberg, John W. Iwanonkiw, Kevin Jacobs, Dontez James, Chris Jameson, William Kania, Mike Karban, Patrick Kearns, Wendell Kinney, Mike Kuse, Leonard Lies Jr., James Lloyd, Scott Lockhart, Kirsten McCain, David Dale McCue, Ben McDonnell, Robert McKay, Tiffany Sander McKenzie, F. Robert McMurray, Terri Middleton, Michael Mlynar, Peter Muggleworth, Phil Nardozzi, Jeffrey Neil, Don Nowacki, Jackson Nunn, Rajeev Pahuja, Frankie Palombi, Rocky Paterra, Edward Pfeifer, Dwayne Pintoff, Laura Polinski, Asuncion Ramos, Eric Rasmussen, Electa Rawls, Kevin Reeves, Brent Reichert, Richard Restivo, Doug Roberts, Kimberly Ryans, Debbie Scaletta, Jared Scott, Jeff Seich, David Shurin, Kevin Slone, Jeff Smith, Will Steckman, Barry Stephens, Brian Stowell, Kelly Trumbull, Megan Leigh Valentino, Raymond Wade Jr., Mike Walker, Laura Welsh, James Werley, Kym Whitehead, Frank Wilson, Logan J. Woolfolk, Eddie Zorakshow all
“Concussion” Quotes 16 quotes
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: What the hell is going on down there?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: The dead are my patients, I treat them with respect.
- Dr. Cyril Wecht: But do you have to talk to them?”
“I cannot tell what you're afraid of. What you will find, or what you won't.”
“- Dave Duerson: Drop it, or they’ll be doing your autopsy, Mr. Omalu.
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: Doctor Omalu [hungs up].”
“I think found a disease that no one has ever seen before. Repetitive head trauma chokes the brain! It turns you into someone else.”
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: [rhetorically] Did you think the NFL would thank you?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: [earnestly] Yes.
- Dr. Cyril Wecht: What the hell for?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: For knowing.”
“These men are not machines. We must honor our warriors.”
“They could not come up with something this stupid in Nigeria!”
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: Yeah, well, it's not medicine. I don't know what it is.
- Dr. Julian Bailes: It's business.”
“I never wanted anything as much as I wanted to be an American.”
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: How much has it cost you so far?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: $20,000.
- Dr. Cyril Wecht: 20?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: I save. Everything.
Dr. Cyril Wecht: Really? How un-American.”
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: I think you'll be an American hero.
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: I'm not even American.
- Dr. Cyril Wecht: Better. That's very American!”
“- Dr. Julian Bailes: You have to keep going.
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: In order for me to keep going more have to die.
- Dr. Julian Bailes: Unfortunately, that’s already happening.”
“- Dr. Cyril Wecht: Do you know why you're not back in Nigeria?
- Dr. Bennet Omalu: Yes, because I remind you of you.
- Dr. Cyril Wecht: Only less handsome. Sit down.”
“When you have truth, the thing you are told you cannot do is the thing you must do.”