Charlie suffers from cataplexy, a symptom of narcolepsy that causes sudden bouts of paralysis whenever he experiences strong emotions -- in particular, joy. He develops a variety of techniques to deny himself too much pleasure and happiness, but they're put to the ultimate test when he falls in love.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for some language and sexual references
Did You Know?
Martin Freeman and Morena Baccarin are both part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Freeman plays Agent Everett Ross in Capt. America: Civil War(2016) and Black Panther (2018), while Baccarin plays Vanessa Carlysle in Deadpool (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018). Baccarin is also part of the DC Television Universe appearing as Doctor Leslie Thompkins in Gotham and she voiced Black Canary in the animated series Justice League Unlimited. See more