History Film / ABeautifulMind

4th Sep '17 7:57:21 AM JustTroper
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* {{Mockspiracy}}: It initially looks like a spy thriller movie about a mathematician John Nash who assisted Pentagon in combating a nefarious Soviet conspiracy, but then it's revealed that Nash is actually schizophrenic; the spy movie-like scenes were all in his head.
27th Feb '17 4:17:03 PM CumbersomeTercel
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''A Beautiful Mind'' is a 2001 American film based on the life of John Forbes Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Creator/RonHoward and written by Akiva Goldsman. It was inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar. The film stars Creator/RussellCrowe as Nash, along with Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/EdHarris and Paul Bettany.

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''A Beautiful Mind'' is a 2001 American film based on the life of John Forbes Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Creator/RonHoward and written by Akiva Goldsman. It was inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar. The film stars Creator/RussellCrowe as Nash, along with Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/EdHarris and Paul Bettany.
Creator/PaulBettany.
5th Oct '16 12:38:25 PM Morgenthaler
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** When John is asking his friend if he's been introduced to Harvey he's referencing Jimmy Stewart's imaginary friend in the film {{Harvey}}.

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** When John is asking his friend if he's been introduced to Harvey he's referencing Jimmy Stewart's imaginary friend in the film {{Harvey}}.Film/{{Harvey}}.
12th Jun '16 11:36:41 AM Mdumas43073
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''A Beautiful Mind'' is a 2001 American film based on the life of John Forbes Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Creator/RonHoward and written by Akiva Goldsman. It was inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar. The film stars Creator/RussellCrowe, along with Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/EdHarris and Paul Bettany.

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''A Beautiful Mind'' is a 2001 American film based on the life of John Forbes Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Creator/RonHoward and written by Akiva Goldsman. It was inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar. The film stars Creator/RussellCrowe, Creator/RussellCrowe as Nash, along with Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/EdHarris and Paul Bettany.
11th Jun '16 5:59:37 PM Mullon
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* OscarBait: VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory (and heavily whitewashed) biopic about a gifted mathematician suffering from a mental illness which he learns to overcome in part through ThePowerOfLove.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: The real Nash criticized the Jewish involvement in communism. He was prone to alcoholism as a result of his schizophrenia. He also, according to unproven rumors, had numerous homosexual affairs.

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* OscarBait: VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory (and ([[HistoricalHeroUpgrade and heavily whitewashed) whitewashed]]) biopic about a gifted mathematician suffering from a [[InspirationallyDisadvantaged mental illness illness]] which he learns to overcome in part through ThePowerOfLove.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: The real Nash criticized the Jewish involvement in communism. He was prone to alcoholism as a result of his schizophrenia.schizophrenia and had a son out of wedlock with a nurse. He also, according to unproven rumors, had numerous homosexual affairs.
15th Nov '15 3:41:36 AM Morgenthaler
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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. [[spoiler:Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations all while watching the loss and burdens his condition brings on his wife and friends.]]

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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. [[spoiler:Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations all while watching the loss and burdens his condition brings on his wife and friends.]]
mathematics.
14th Nov '15 11:52:02 AM TripAces
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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations all while watching the loss and burdens his condition brings on his wife and friends.

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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. Early [[spoiler:Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations all while watching the loss and burdens his condition brings on his wife and friends.
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* AbsentMindedProfessor: So much so that when meeting new people he asks a third party to confirm the new person really exists.
13th Nov '15 11:22:30 AM Tropesofknowledge
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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations while painfully watching the loss and burden his condition brings on his wife and friends.

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The story begins in the early years of Nash's life at Princeton University as he develops his "original idea" that will revolutionize the world of mathematics. Early in the movie, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes and hallucinations all while painfully watching the loss and burden burdens his condition brings on his wife and friends.
18th Oct '15 7:36:39 AM Folamh3
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* PsychologicalThriller: A prominent element of the film from when William Parcher first appears until John's second admission to a mental institution.
18th Oct '15 7:35:05 AM Folamh3
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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: For the first half of the film.
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