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PG-13| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Bob Costas, Christopher Nowinski and Cindy Parlow Cone are among those interviewed in a look at the issue of concussions in sports.


Director: Steve James

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Variance Films

Head Games (2012)

Release Date: September 21st, 2012|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Director Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") has a worthy message, but never makes the case that he needs an entire documentary to deliver it. show more

  • 90
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The devastating effects of head injuries in sports are detailed in Steve James' wrenching documentary. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Some of the film's more thought-provoking scenes involves games played at Chicago's Near North Elementary. The players are obviously emulating pro games they've seen on TV. It's not a "game" for them. They go for hard hits. show more

  • September 24, 2012 penelkuhn
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    I\'m a neuroscientist. This film is spot-on. Head trauma in sports is unnecessary.

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