Aka: The Dark Fields
An action-thriller about a writer who takes an experimental drug that allows him to use 100 percent of his mind. As one man evolves into the perfect version of himself, forces more corrupt than he can imagine mark him for assassination. Out-of-work writer Eddie Morra's (Cooper) rejection by girlfriend Lindy (Abbie Cornish) confirms his belief that he has zero future. That all vanishes the day an old friend introduces Eddie to NZT, a designer pharmaceutical that makes him laser focused and more confident than any man alive. Now on an NZT-fueled odyssey, everything Eddie's read, heard or seen is instantly organized...
and available to him. As the former nobody rises to the top of the financial world, he draws the attention of business mogul Carl Van Loon (De Niro), who sees this enhanced version of Eddie as the tool to make billions. But brutal side effects jeopardize his meteoric ascent. With a dwindling stash and hit men who will eliminate him to get the NZT, Eddie must stay wired long ...
A struggling writer unlocks the full potential of his brain by taking a cutting-edge pharmaceutical, only to find that his newfound abilities have made him a target for some of the most greedy and dangerous men on the planet. Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is an author without a novel. No matter how hard he tries, he just can't summon the inspiration to write a single word. That all changes when an old friend wanders back into Eddie's life, and opens his eyes to a powerful new drug called NZT. The moment Eddie takes NZT, his brain begins functioning at 100 percent, giving him the ability to quickly recall every eve...
nt in his life down to the smallest detail, learn new languages in a flash, and harness the untapped power of complex mathematical equations. But when Eddie's supply of NZT runs out, the party is over. Of course, it doesn't take Eddie long to make a mint on Wall Street, and when he does, it draws the attention of Carl Van Loon (Robert De Niro), one of the world's most powerful and prominent businessmen. With Eddie's help, Carl plots to arbitrate a complex corporate merger that will shake the establishment to its very core. Just as the deal is about to be brokered, however, some dangerous characters discover Eddie's secret and come gunning for his dwindling supply of medicine. Now, if Eddie can just endure the debilitating side effects of NZT long enough to run for his life, he may just survive to see another day.
Aspirant-auteur Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) lijdt aan een chronisch gebrek aan inspiratie. Wanneer een oude vriend hem NZT geeft, een revolutionair nieuw farmaceutisch middel, is hij in staat om zijn volledige hersencapaciteit te benutten. Eddie kan zich alles herinneren wat hij ooit heeft gelezen, gezien of gehoord, elke taal in een dag leren en complexe vergelijkingen begrijpen zolang hij het niet-geteste geneesmiddel in blijft nemen. Al snel brengt het middel financieel en sociaal succes en nodigt de magnaat Carl van Loon (Robert de Niro) hem uit om de grootste fusie in de geschiedenis op te zetten. Maar Eddi...
e krijgt ook belangstelling van mensen die tot alles in staat zijn om de NZT in handen te krijgen.
The mood of Limitless is stylized, clever, and thought provoking. The plot centers around a prodigy, superhuman powers, and a rise to the top. It is a thriller and sci-fi movie. Stylistically, Limitless has a Hollywood tone and includes a voice over. In approach, it is serious. The pacing is fast. Limitless is set in New York. It happens in contemporary times. It is based on a book. Limitless is known for being critically acclaimed. Note that it includes violent content.