Concussion (2015)

Even Legends Need a Hero

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2015-11-12
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 1481 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Village Roadshow Pictures
  • Production Country: Australia, United States of America, United Kingdom
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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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  • Will Smith

    as Dr. Bennet Omalu
  • Alec Baldwin

    as Dr. Julian Bailes
  • Albert Brooks

    as Dr. Cyril Wecht
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw

    as Prema Mutiso
  • David Morse

    as Mike Webster
  • Arliss Howard

    as Dr. Joseph Maroon
  • Mike O'Malley

    as Daniel Sullivan
  • Eddie Marsan

    as Dr. Steven DeKosky
  • Hill Harper

    as Christopher Jones
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    as Dave Duerson
  • Stephen Moyer

    as Dr. Ron Hamilton
  • Richard T. Jones

    as Andre Waters
  • Paul Reiser

    as Dr. Elliot Pellman
  • Luke Wilson

    as Roger Goodell
  • Matthew Willig

    as Justin Strzelczyk
  • Bitsie Tulloch

    as Keana Strzelczyk
  • Jason Davis

    as Defense Attorney
  • Sara Lindsey

    as Gracie
  • Kevin Jiggetts

    as FBI Agent
  • Gary Grubbs

    as FBI Agent
  • L. Scott Caldwell

    as Waters' Mother
  • Joni Bovill

    as Mrs. Scott
  • Joshua Elijah Reese

    as Graveyard Tech
  • Holt McCallany

    as Angry Neurologist
  • David Flick

    as Hospital Security Guard
  • Kelley Davis

    as Assistant
  • Samara Lee

    as Strzelczyk's Daughter
  • Nathan Hollabaugh

    as Young Reporter
  • Britanni Johnson

    as Rachel Green
  • Randy Kovitz

    as Deputy Mayor
  • Dan Ziskie

    as Paul Tagliabue
  • Larry John Meyers

    as Father D'Amico
  • Dan Anders

    as College Coach
  • Jeb Keller

    as High School Coach
  • Jackie Schafer

    as TV Reporter (Webster Site)
  • Mike Clark

    as TV Reporter (Interview)
  • Jared Pfennigwerth

    as Tech
  • Phillip Chorba

    as Tech
  • Alison Moir

    as Colleen Bailes
  • Dino Rende

    as Strzelczyk's Son
  • Cindy Jackson

    as Paramedic
  • Scott Miller

    as Contractor
  • Michael Schaich

    as Security Guard
  • Hennessey Joseph

    as NFL Employee
  • Antonia Long

    as Piano Player
  • Lisa Earley

    as Lodi Morgue Tech
  • Ann B. Betters

    as Cantor
  • Joe Fishel

    as Louisville Head Football Coach
  • Dihlon McManne

    as Reporter at Westin
  • Brittney Aleah

    as Altar Server (uncredited)
  • Christopher Boyer

    as Crockett (uncredited)
  • Deborah Charity

    as Attorney (uncredited)
  • Cara Clark

    as Strzelczyk's Teen Daughter (uncredited)
  • Amy Lyn Elliott

    as Business Woman (uncredited)
  • Joe Gallipoli

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • Carmen Gangale

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • Trevor Lee Georgeson

    as NFL Mourner (uncredited)
  • David Gragg

    as Football Coach (uncredited)
  • Eme Ikwuakor

    as Amobi Okoye (uncredited)
  • Dontez James

    as Corpse (uncredited)
  • William Kania

    as Limo Driver - West Palm Beach Florida (uncredited)
  • Wendell Kinney

    as NFL Football Player (uncredited)
  • David Dale McCue

    as Pittsburgh Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Ben McDonnell

    as Young Webster (uncredited)
  • Robert McKay

    as Mr. Scott (uncredited)
  • Tiffany Sander McKenzie

    as NFL Lawyer (uncredited)
  • F. Robert McMurray

    as NFL Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Kimberly Ryans

    as Business Woman (uncredited)
  • Kelly Trumbull

    as Receptionist (uncredited)
  • P. Scott Conner

    as ER Doctor
  • Jared Scott

    as Justin Strelczyk (uncredited)
Directing Peter Landesman Director
Writing Peter Landesman Writer
Writing Jeanne Marie Laskas Writer
Production Ridley Scott Producer
Production Lindsay Graham Casting
Editing William Goldenberg Editor
Sound James Newton Howard Original Music Composer
Camera Salvatore Totino Director of Photography
Production Mary Vernieu Casting
Art David Crank Production Design
Art Tom Frohling Art Direction
Production Elizabeth Cantillon Producer
Production Larry Shuman Producer
Production Giannina Facio-Scott Producer
Production David Wolthoff Producer
Production Amal Baggar Co-Producer
Production David Crockett Executive Producer
Production Michael Schaefer Executive Producer
Production Marisol Roncali Casting Associate
Production Linda Weaver Casting Associate
Art James V. Kent Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Dayna Pink Costume Design
Art Jenn Albaugh Art Department Coordinator
Art Christina Myal Assistant Art Director
Art Buster Pile Construction Coordinator
Art Michael Dolhi Greensman
Art Antonio Andraus Leadman
Art Justin Pelissero Leadman
Costume & Make-Up Stacy Caballero Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Dana Kay Hart Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Kari Kramer Seamstress
Costume & Make-Up Yen Do Set Costumer
Directing Tracy Scott Script Supervisor
Directing Megan Graham Script Supervisor
Camera John S. Moyer Camera Operator
Lighting Jay Kemp Gaffer
Camera Dylan Goss Helicopter Camera
Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
Lighting Steve Cohagan Rigging Gaffer
Camera Peter Geraghty First Assistant Camera
Camera Brian Greenway First Assistant Camera
Crew Matthew Cavaliero Property Master
Crew Ray Bivins Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Michelle Eisenreich Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Michele C. Vallillo Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Jamie Dixon Visual Effects Supervisor
Editing Michelle Pazer Dialogue Editor
Editing Robert Troy Dialogue Editor
Sound Rick Owens Foley
Sound Gary A. Hecker Foley
Sound David Esparza Sound Designer
Sound Ando Johnson Sound Effects Editor
Sound Christian P. Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Dave McMoyler Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Kathrine Gordon Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Pierce Austin Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Sherri Bramlett Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Jacenda Burkett Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Judy Murdock Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Marianne Skiba Makeup Artist
Crew Chris Gallaher Makeup Effects
Crew Tami Lane Makeup Effects
Editing David Alonzo Digital Intermediate
Editing Morning Star Schott Digital Intermediate
Editing Andrew S. Eisen First Assistant Editor
Production Greg Basser Executive Producer
Production Bruce Berman Executive Producer
Production Ben Waisbren Executive Producer