Concussion Movie

Even legends need a hero.

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Who's Involved:

Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, Will Smith, Ridley Scott, Eddie Marsan, David Morse, Paul Reiser, Giannina Facio, Bitsie Tulloch, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Albert Brooks, Peter Landesman, Stephen Moyer, Michael Schaefer, Mike O'Malley, Matthew Willig

Release Date:

Friday, December 25, 2015 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Concussion

A look at the Concussion behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Landesman last directed Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House and Parkland. The film's writer Peter Landesman last wrote Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House and Kill the Messenger.


Peter Landesman


Giannina Facio
Michael Schaefer
Ridley Scott



Sony Pictures

Production Company

Scott Free Productions

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Production: What we know about Concussion

Key Facts

  1. Based on the October 2009 GQ article "Game Brain" by Jeanne Marie Laskas.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 31, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 4, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 5, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Concussion Release Date: When was it released?

Concussion was released in 2015 on Friday, December 25, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including Joy, Daddy’s Home and Point Break.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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