The man, the myth, the legend, Nicholas Cage has a new movie out in the theatres, where he plays a fictionalised version of… himself. Called the The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, the Tom Gormican- directed movie has been the topic of discussion on the internet for being the most Nicholas Cage movie of all time.
Don’t believe us? Here’s what the official synopsis says, “Unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, actor Nick Cage accepts a $1 million offer to attend a wealthy fan’s birthday party. Things take a wildly unexpected turn when a CIA operative recruits Cage for an unusual mission. Taking on the role of a lifetime, he soon finds himself channelling his most iconic and beloved characters to save himself and his loved ones.”
If that’s not enough to get you hooked, how about an ensemble cast featuring Pedro Pascal, Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffany Haddish and more to seal the deal? Critics are calling the buddy comedy movie the actor’s best work in years. As far as fans are concerned, here are some of the best reactions we found:
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