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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat expense account. But there's a growing pit in Karly's stomach. Something isn't right behind the scenes at big pharma. Based on the director's decade working directly for the industry.

Cast: Katherine Heigl , Lucian McAfee , Dorian DeMichele , Dave Durbin , Temeceka Harris , Tom Curtis , Lee Ernst , Sandy Adell

Director: Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau

Genres: Romantic comedy

Side Effects (2005)

Release Date: September 9th, 2005|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • There is a great, even revolutionary movie to be made about pharmaceutical companies in America. Side Effects is definitely not it. show more

  • The romance here is rich and the laughs plentiful. show more

  • It’s a tantalizing idea - a little rom-com sugar to help the Big Pharma exposé pill go down -but Slattery-Moschkau is simply not a writer of the caliber necessary to pull off that delicate balancing act. show more

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