A documentary covering head trauma and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in sports, exploring the effects of CTE on those that have lost loved ones, with narratives from doctors and Hall of Famers in the NFL, boxing, and mixed martial arts.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brett Favre ... Himself
Jim McMahon Jim McMahon ... Himself
Roy Jones Jr. ... Himself
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini ... Himself
Floyd Mayweather Sr. Floyd Mayweather Sr. ... Himself
Pernell Whitaker Pernell Whitaker ... Himself
Don Frye Don Frye ... Himself
Urijah Faber ... Himself
Shawne Merriman Shawne Merriman ... Himself
Christian Okoye ... Himself
Tyler Sash Tyler Sash ... Himself
Josh Cribbs ... Himself
Terry Norris Terry Norris ... Himself
Shawn Porter Shawn Porter ... Himself
Matt Brown Matt Brown ... Himself


The danger of head trauma in sports has emerged with the discovery of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in athletes after death. This documentary includes Hall of Famers in the NFL, boxing, and mixed martial arts to get their take on the topic, and doctors who are experts in neurology. The film also shows the effects of traumatic brain injury on families, including the death of 27-year-old Tyler Sash, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants and was diagnosed with CTE post mortem. Concussed: The American Dream (2018) is the most current film on CTE with various narratives that take a closer look at the ramifications and possible solutions to the neurodegenerative disease.

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Everyone searches for the American Dream, but what if that dream can cause fatal repercussions?









Release Date:

12 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


Box Office


$500,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

TDK Media Group See more »
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