Bioethics at the Box Office - Fall 2011

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A recap of relevant materials that have premiered on the silver screen since 2010. Readers are cautioned that the films represent a wide variety of genres and may not be appropriate for all audiences. The reason for the rating classification is provided where available. Viewers are encouraged to read annotations/synopses available through such websites as or For more backlists of Bioethics at the Box Office visit our website at

In Time (2011, Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexuality and partial nudity, and strong language) Categories: Genetic Engineering, Human Enhancement, Radical Life Extension

Limitless (2011, Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving a drug, violence including disturbing images, sexuality and language) Categories: Human Enhancement, Neuroethics.

Love and Other Drugs (2010, Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, and some drug material) Categories: End of Life, Pharmaceutical Ethics

Never Let Me Go (2010, Rated R for some sexuality and nudity) Categories: Cloning, Organ Transplantation

Tron Legacy (2010, Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and brief mild language) Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, Human Enhancement, Transhumanism