Concussion (2015)

A parable of the medical profession & science when important new discoveries bring truths the public doesn’t want to hear, Concussion is the inspirational true story of one neurosurgeon’s fight against a corporation that owns America and a day of the week – brought to life by a magnificent performance amongst Will Smith’s best. 7.8/10.

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Plot Synopsis: While conducting an autopsy on former NFL football player Mike Webster (David Morse), forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers neurological deterioration that is similar to Alzheimer’s disease. Omalu names the disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy and publishes his findings in a medical journal. As other athletes face the same diagnosis, the crusading doctor embarks on a mission to raise public awareness about the dangers of football-related head trauma.

Official CLC Score: 7.8/10

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