Side Effects

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"One pill can change your life."
  • R
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 7.1  (195,598)
  • 75

Side Effects is a psychological thriller movie directed by Steven Soderbergh and released in 2013. The movie features a star-studded cast of Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, and Jude Law. The plot revolves around the story of Emily, who starts experiencing anxiety and depression after her husband's release from prison. Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara) is a young woman who is eagerly looking forward to her husband, Martin's (Channing Tatum) release from prison. However, things are not as smooth as she may have envisaged. Once Martin is back home, Emily struggles to adjust to the world outside the prison walls; things don't feel the same anymore. Emily's world is further thrown into turmoil when she attempts to take her own life.

Enlisting the help of Dr. Jonathan Banks (Jude Law), a psychiatrist treating Emily, Emily is put on a new drug called Ablixa, which has been touted as a miracle drug for treating anxiety and depression. At first, the drug seems to be working, and Emily finds herself feeling better than she has in months. However, as she begins to experience a series of disturbing side effects, she begins to wonder if the drug is causing more harm than good.

As the story progresses, Dr. Banks' life is also thrown into disarray. He soon finds himself caught in a web of deceit and corruption, where his career and reputation are on the line. As the evidence against him mounts, Dr. Banks must race against time to uncover the truth behind Emily's sudden death and clear his name before it is too late.

The movie delves into the world of manipulation and the unforeseen consequences of our actions. The characters are complex and layered, with each holding their enigmatic motives. Rooney Mara gives a fantastic performance as Emily, conveying the varied emotions and the complexities of her character with ease. Jude Law also delivers a standout performance as Dr. Banks, perfectly capturing the conflict of a man trying to do what is right against all odds.

The movie's cinematography is another highlight, with Soderbergh masterfully capturing the tension and suspense of each scene. The music score perfectly complements the mood and tone of the movie, further adding to the overall experience.

In conclusion, Side Effects is a well-crafted psychological thriller that keeps the audience guessing till the very end. With a gripping storyline and strong performances from the cast, this is a movie that is not to be missed.

Side Effects is a 2013 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 75.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 46 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (195,598)
  • Metascore
    75