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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

  • Directed by Tom Gormican
  • Starring Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Demi Moore, Tiffany Haddish, Neil Patrick Harris, Sharon Horgan
  • USA | 105mins | 2022 | (15)

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins


Film runtime: 1h 45m

Nicolas Cage stars as... Nick Cage.

Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalised version of Cage must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take a wildly unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, channelling his most iconic and beloved on-screen characters in order to save himself and his loved ones. With a career built for this very moment, the seminal award-winning actor must take on the role of a lifetime: Nick Cage.

It's a raucous journey that'll leave you with a grin plastered on your face. Cage playing a version of himself makes for a unique meta-comedy featuring no shortage of poignant moments and riotous gags that'll deepen your appreciation for his work.