Limitless (2011)

“Limitless” is a 2011 science-fiction thriller film directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Abbie Cornish. The film follows Eddie Morra (Cooper), a struggling writer who gains access to a mysterious drug called NZT-48, which allows him to access the full potential of his brain and become a genius.

As Eddie becomes increasingly successful, he attracts the attention of businessman Carl Van Loon (De Niro), who sees his potential as a valuable asset. However, the side effects of the drug begin to take a toll on Eddie, leading to addiction and dangerous consequences.

The film explores themes of ambition, addiction, and the consequences of power. It uses visual effects to illustrate the effects of the drug on Eddie’s perception of the world, as well as on his physical abilities.

“Limitless” was generally well-received by critics, who praised Cooper’s performance and the film’s stylish direction. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over $160 million worldwide. A television series adaptation, also titled “Limitless,” premiered in 2015.

Duration: 105 min.

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