"Side Effects" movie quotes follow the twists and turns of this psychological thriller in which one woman commits murder after being prescribed anxiety medication by her psychiatrist. The film was written by Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh who previously saw success with the "Traffic," "Erin Brockovich," the "Oceans Eleven" series, "Contagion" and "Magic Mike." Previously titled "The Bitter Pill," "Side Effects" opened in US theaters on February 8, 2013.
In "Side Effects," Rooney Mara portrays young wife Emily Taylor, a woman who fell in love with her husband, Martin (Channing Tatum), then fell into a deep depression after he was sent to jail. Upon his release, she consults successful psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Banks (Jude Law) for help getting back to normal. After consulting with Emily's former shrink, Dr. Victoria Siebert (Catherine Zeta-Jones), Dr. Banks decides to put Emily on a new drug, Abixa.
Initially, Abixa seems to be the miracle drug for Emily as she feels much better while taking it however strange things begin to happen, such as Emily sleepwalking. This gets real serious real fast when one morning Emily awakes to a murder scene in her home. Claiming to have no idea what happened, Emily brings in Dr. Banks, rather than an attorney, to the criminal proceedings leading everyone to wonder if Emily is to blame for the murder, the drug or the medical care she received from Dr. Banks."Side Effects" is sure to make moviegoers think but it's not the only one on the minds of movie fans with other movies also getting attention such as "Django Unchained," "Killing Them Softly," "Hitchcock," "Skyfall," "Lincoln," "Flight," "Playing for Keeps," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Anna Karenina," "This Must Be the Place," "Cloud Atlas," "Wreck-It Ralph," "Nobody Walks," "The Sessions," "Red Dawn," "Chasing Mavericks," "Rise of the Guardians," "Argo," and "Looper."