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TV | 9/6/2011 | DGHoodini

Posted on 09/06/2011 2:58:01 PM PDT by DGHoodini

Trying to locate the name of a relatively recent movie: The plot line as I remember it from the ad, was that an ordinary Joe, accidental takes a "pill" that causes him to be able to use a large percentage of his brain, in a conscious state, and makes him the smartest man on the planet. The person who made the pill, takes umbrage, and becomes the antagonist.

I've been trying out all the permutations of key worhds on IMDB to no joy. Any help appreciated.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: iq; movie; pill; vanity

1 posted on 09/06/2011 2:58:08 PM PDT by DGHoodini
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To: DGHoodini

popcorn usually helps.


2 posted on 09/06/2011 2:59:22 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust.)
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To: DGHoodini

Limitless


3 posted on 09/06/2011 2:59:47 PM PDT by twhitak
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To: DGHoodini

The irony of this is profound. :o)


4 posted on 09/06/2011 2:59:48 PM PDT by HighWheeler
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To: DGHoodini

“Limitless” with Bradley Cooper


5 posted on 09/06/2011 2:59:53 PM PDT by Perdogg (0bama got 0sama?? Really, was 0sama on the golf course?)
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To: DGHoodini

Limitless
2011 PG-13 105 minutes
With his writing career dragging and his girlfriend casting him off, Eddie Morra’s life turns around when he takes a drug that provides astonishing mental focus — but its deadly side effects threaten his future.

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel, Johnny Whitworth, Tomas Arana, Robert John Burke, Darren Goldstein Director: Neil Burger Genres: Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers This movie is: Suspenseful


6 posted on 09/06/2011 3:00:43 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: HighWheeler

LOL!


7 posted on 09/06/2011 3:00:53 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: DGHoodini

Whenever I can’t remember the name of a movie I try to remember who is in it..if I can’t remember their name I look up a movie I know they were in, find their name in the credits on imdb and find the other movie. In this case I remember it was a guy in the movie The Hangover-Bradley Cooper-the movie you are looking for is Limitless.


8 posted on 09/06/2011 3:01:51 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: DGHoodini

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=brain+pill+movie


9 posted on 09/06/2011 3:02:05 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: DGHoodini

Limitless. Good movie...


10 posted on 09/06/2011 3:03:19 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: DGHoodini

Ecclesiastes I:2


11 posted on 09/06/2011 3:03:23 PM PDT by John 3_19-21 (A lie told over and over again is still just a lie and the one telling it a liar.)
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To: rabidralph

I thought I knew this for a second, then I forgot. :-D


12 posted on 09/06/2011 3:03:33 PM PDT by 3Fingas ( Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: max americana

I liked it as well.


13 posted on 09/06/2011 3:03:58 PM PDT by rlmorel ("When marching down the same road, one doesn't need 'marching orders' to reach the same destination")
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To: DGHoodini
I didn't reaalize that my autobiography had been made into a movie.

Miss Umbridge!

I did take Umbridge but it was consensual

14 posted on 09/06/2011 3:04:53 PM PDT by Young Werther (Julius Caesar said "Quae cum ita sunt. Since these things are so.".)
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To: max americana
I wish I had a neighbor who looked like “Valerie”.
15 posted on 09/06/2011 3:05:33 PM PDT by Perdogg (0bama got 0sama?? Really, was 0sama on the golf course?)
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To: 3Fingas

I bought some Ginko pills to improve my memory. Except I keep forgetting to take them.


16 posted on 09/06/2011 3:08:06 PM PDT by 21twelve (Obama Recreating the New Deal: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts)
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To: DGHoodini


17 posted on 09/06/2011 3:09:51 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: rlmorel

I get different reaction from people who saw it. Some say it’s pro-drug because he still used it til the end. Others say no..weird. There’s no general consensus about the movie.


18 posted on 09/06/2011 3:14:28 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: DGHoodini

“Trying to locate the name of a relatively recent movie: The plot line as I remember it from the ad, was that an ordinary Joe, accidental takes a “pill” that causes him to be able to use a large percentage of his brain,”

I take it you didn’t take the pill?


19 posted on 09/06/2011 3:16:43 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (You know, 99.99999965% of the lawyers give all of them a bad name)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

His Mother didn’t take the pill.


20 posted on 09/06/2011 3:22:59 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: DGHoodini

Flowers for Algernon?


21 posted on 09/06/2011 3:25:27 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: tbw2

“Phenomenon” without the scientology overtones, wasn’t bad either... even john revolta did a pretty good job there. Course is fit part of their motif for removal and “clearance” of the mind of alien beings.... well, etc.


22 posted on 09/06/2011 3:31:13 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: tbw2

Lawnmower Man?


23 posted on 09/06/2011 3:36:00 PM PDT by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: max americana
I thought the movie was going to be a slam on Big Pharma, but surprisingly it wasn't. I thought it wasn't a pro-drug message, although I found it ironic that the drug in the movie is called "nzt", which I thought was a play off of "azt".
24 posted on 09/06/2011 3:41:37 PM PDT by Perdogg (0bama got 0sama?? Really, was 0sama on the golf course?)
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To: DGHoodini

It’s called “The life and Times of Joe Biden”.

/sarc


25 posted on 09/06/2011 3:45:15 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Go green - recycle Congress in 2012!!)
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To: Perdogg

>I thought the movie was going to be a slam on Big Pharma, but surprisingly it wasn’t. I thought it wasn’t a pro-drug message,<

I thought so too. It went down the middle IMHO. If they really wanted it to lean left politically, they would have injected it into the last scenes where he was running for office but surprisingly, it didn’t. Plus libtard De Niro whom I hate gets to die slowly and eventually.


26 posted on 09/06/2011 4:02:57 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: DGHoodini
What's they do, send me a Dag Gone Houidini
You're famous.
27 posted on 09/06/2011 4:04:37 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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oops...What'd they do...
28 posted on 09/06/2011 4:05:54 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Perdogg

It’s not all it’s cracked up to be.

I DO have a neighbor who looks that nice.

Moreover, she’s brilliant, too - a graduate student at M.I.T.

However, inasmuch as I’m over sixty years of age, it’s a punishment on a par with Tantalus in Hades.


29 posted on 09/06/2011 4:07:25 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: DGHoodini

[smartest man on the planet]

The first thing came to mind was that Algore movie, I forgot the name if I ever knew it to begin with.


30 posted on 09/06/2011 4:19:20 PM PDT by RetSignman (It's Summertime...the "Goebbles Warmers" are back from hibernation.)
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To: max americana

Heck, my taste in movies is pretty wide, but I have trouble stomaching a lot of the stuff that comes out now.

I can’t worry about what others do or don’t like...I would never get to watch anything.

I like “Pulp Fiction”. Others hate it. I like “Liar Liar”. Some detest it. My favorite movie is “The Best Years of Our Lives”, and when I mention it, I get blank looks.

I just have to go with what entertains me. I don’t watch television, but I like movies.


31 posted on 09/06/2011 4:27:18 PM PDT by rlmorel ("When marching down the same road, one doesn't need 'marching orders' to reach the same destination")
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To: max americana

Hehah....


32 posted on 09/06/2011 4:31:11 PM PDT by rlmorel ("When marching down the same road, one doesn't need 'marching orders' to reach the same destination")
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To: DGHoodini
The smartest man on the planet? I thought that was Hilary Clinton.
33 posted on 09/06/2011 4:35:14 PM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: DGHoodini

Could be any Michael Moore movie.


34 posted on 09/06/2011 4:56:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: DGHoodini

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES - I’m pretty sure that’s the movie. It’s either that or the Yogi Bear movie.


35 posted on 09/06/2011 4:58:26 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: DGHoodini

BARBARELLA? - perhaps the greatest movie ever made.


36 posted on 09/06/2011 4:59:21 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Young Werther

It’s posts like this that remind me that FR needs a “Like” button.

TT


37 posted on 09/06/2011 5:11:00 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: max americana

“... it’s pro-drug because he still used it till the end”.

Now you have me confused. I thought at the end, he wasn’t using it (when he was running for political office). Granted, I watched it late one night and could have been very tired.


38 posted on 09/06/2011 5:27:28 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree

>Now you have me confused. I thought at the end, he wasn’t using it (when he was running for political office). Granted, I watched it late one night and could have been very tired.<

It was “implied” in the very end when he spoke Italian to the waitress and his fiancee asked ‘when did you start speaking Italian?” and he smirked..


39 posted on 09/06/2011 6:56:17 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: tbw2
"Flowers for Algernon?"

Thank you, my first thought. We read that in the 6th grade.

40 posted on 09/06/2011 7:49:34 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: philman_36

Hoo Rah!


41 posted on 09/06/2011 10:33:08 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi)
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