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While con­duct­ing an au­topsy on for­mer NFL foot­ball player Mike Web­ster (David Morse), foren­sic pathol­o­gist Dr Ben­net Omalu (Will Smith) dis­cov­ers a neu­ro­log­i­cal de­te­ri­o­ra­tion that is sim­i­lar to Alzheimer’s dis­ease. Omalu names the dis­or­der chronic trau­matic en­cephalopa­thy and pub­lishes his find­ings in a med­i­cal jour­nal. As other ath­letes face the same di­ag­no­sis, the cru­sad­ing doc­tor em­barks on a mis­sion to raise pub­lic aware­ness about the dan­gers of foot­ball-re­lated head trauma. Also star­ring Alec Bald­win and Albert Brooks.

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