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Maniac 

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Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonah Hill ...  Owen Milgrim 10 episodes, 2018
Emma Stone ...  Annie Landsberg 10 episodes, 2018
Sonoya Mizuno ...  Dr. Azumi Fujita 10 episodes, 2018
Justin Theroux ...  Dr. James K. Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Sally Field ...  Dr. Greta Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Kathleen Choe ...  3 9 episodes, 2018
Danny Hoch ...  5 9 episodes, 2018
Allyce Beasley ...  11 8 episodes, 2018
Stephen Hill ...  7 8 episodes, 2018
James Monroe Iglehart ...  Carl 8 episodes, 2018
Dai Ishiguro ...  Head Control Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Sejal Shah ...  First Medical Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Billy Magnussen ...  Jed Milgrim 7 episodes, 2018
Aaralyn Anderson ...  Belle Milgrim / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Gabriel Byrne ...  Porter Milgrim 5 episodes, 2018
Julia Garner ...  Ellie Landsberg 5 episodes, 2018
Jemima Kirke ...  Adelaide 5 episodes, 2018
Nate Craig ...  Phil 5 episodes, 2018
Alexandra Curran ...  Holly Milgrim / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Jesse Magnussen 5 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

Two strangers, Annie and Owen, sign up for a pharmaceutical test program. Over the course of the program previously-undiscovered parts of their memories and minds are revealed to them. Moreover, their dreams and sub-consciousnesses are becoming interconnected. Unknown to them, however, there is danger present - the giant computer that runs the tests has gone rogue and is threatening to destroy the program. Written by grantss

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maniac See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Owen's last name is Milgrim -- the same name as the famous psychological experiment Milgram's 47, which tested if subjects would deliver pain to patients based on instruction. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
James Mantleray: What do you think is wrong with you?
Owen Milgrim: I'm sick. And I don't matter.
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Remake of Maniac (2014) See more »

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Thanks Netflix
22 September 2018 | by m-hassler88See all my reviews

I have to say that I was pretty curious because of the incredible good ratings so I started the show. Some of the comments are correct, the show is quite stretchy sometimes and is definitely not a 10/10. But the brilliant visuals, the great atmosphere, the super cool soundtrack and the completely amazing cast Jonah Hill and Emma Stone make it absolutely worthwhile to watch. If you start it, PLEASE stay with the show until the end as it is essential to understand the entire plot. Good show Netflix, I'd like to see more of that!


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