Side Effects

Genre:  Thriller | Running Time:  106 min.
Release date:  February 8, 2013 | On DVD/VOD:  May 21, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 3.67
based on 60 votes and 20 reviews
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Cast: Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum, Vinessa Shaw, Ann Dowd


Plagued by emotional and mental troubles, Emily (Rooney Mara) faces uncontrollable anxiety regarding her husband, Martin's (Channing Tatum) upcoming release from prison. Turning to her psychiatrist (Jude Law) for help, she is prescribed a mysterious new drug which is intended to treat anxiety and seems to work first.

Unfortunately, the pills she takes begin causing serious, unexpected side effects that cause trouble for those around her, especially when a murder is committed.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Gregory Jacobs, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Scott Z. Burns
Screenplay: Scott Z. Burns
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  • 3 stars "Smart thriller!"
  • 3 stars "i really enjoyed this smart thriller. Jude Law was great in it - and that's a surprise"
  • 3 stars "enjoyable, well acted movie."
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