Keyword: addiction

Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 179 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcomer to a thoroughly corrupted stock-pumper and IPO cowboy. Having quickly amassed an absurd fortune...
Master

The Master (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 09/13/2012
World War II vet Freddie Quell is searching for meaning when he stumbles onto Lancaster Dodd, the leader of a movement he calls the Cause. As Freddie gets deeper and deeper into Dodd's system, he begins to wonder if the guru is a genius or a con man.
Fighter

The Fighter (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 12/09/2010
Up-and-coming boxer Micky Ward always lived in the shadow of his half-brother Dicky, who was a boxing hero. Dicky eventually ruined his career by getting involved with drugs and crime and now works as Micky's trainer. Together, the two brothers work to win a title bout that would redeem each of them, unite their family, and bring pride to their town.
Wicked Blood

Wicked Blood (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Hannah Lee is a bright teen girl trapped in the dark Southern underworld of violence and guns, drugs and vicious biker gangs. Neglected by her angry sister Amber, her only refuge is her troubled uncle Donny, who is a drug addict. Both live in fear of "Uncle Frank" Stinson, who runs the illegal family business with an iron fist, aided by his psychotic younger brother Bobby. But when Amber falls in...
Walk the Line

Walk the Line (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 11/17/2005
In 1955, a tough, skinny guitar-slinger who called himself J.R. Cash walked into the soon-to-be-famous Sun Studios in Memphis. It was a moment that would have an indelible effect on American culture. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as deep and black as night, Cash sang blistering songs of heartache and survival that were gutsy, full of real life and unlike...
Why Stop Now?

Why Stop Now? (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 08/16/2012
Eli Smith, a piano prodigy tries to put his mother into rehab on the day of an all important piano recital. Events spiral comically out of control as Eli faces the mistakes of the past, the challenges of the future, and the possibilities of love
Addicted

Addicted (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/09/2014
Successful businesswoman Zoe Reynard appears to have attained it all - the dream husband she loves, two wonderful children and a flourishing career. As perfect as everything appears from the outside, Zoe is still drawn to temptations she cannot escape or resist. As she pursues a secretive life, Zoe finds herself risking it all when she heads down a perilous path she may not survive.
Clean

Clean (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 04/27/2006
After several years of living together, Lee Hauser and Emily Wang are all washed up. Mythical rock star of the 80s, Lee no longer has a recording contract. They travel from one small town to another playing small gigs, living on broken dreams. A carefree life of easy money and fame has gone to ruin. A child left with Lee's parents. And drugs. When Lee is found dead of an overdose in a motel room...
Yellow

Yellow (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Bug

Bug (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 05/24/2007
A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again--until the first bugs arrive.
Sixteen Years of Alcohol

Sixteen Years of Alcohol (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/17/2005
One man's battle against the social and psychological ravages of alcoholism. As a child, Frank is confronted with two pathways in life, relating back to his ambivalent feelings for his father. Faced with this swaggering man, a womaniser and a drinker, Frank is torn between rejection and unconscious imitation. From then on, he continually vacillates between a desire for self-control and stability...

Lo Contrario al Amor (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/25/2011
After assorted romantic failures, Merce y Raúl meet and fall in love. However, they soon find their relationship devolving into the inevitable, familiar stages from romance, to fear, to control, to dependence, and finally, to something that is the opposite of love.
Web Junkie

Web Junkie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 08/05/2014
China is the first country to label "Internet addiction" a clinical disorder. With extraordinary intimacy, the film investigates a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teenagers are deprogrammed - focusing on three teens, their parents and the health professionals determined to help them kick their habit.
Dir: Hilla Medalia
With: N/A
Beyond

Beyond (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 03/10/2010
When Leena, a 34 year-old woman of Finnish origin living in Stockholm with her husband and two daughters, receives a phone call informing her of her mother's death in Ystad, her troubled past as a young girl raised by alcoholic parents comes back to haunt her.
Confessions of a Shopaholic

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 02/12/2009
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes...
Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/12/2011
Nick Porter is a career salesman whose days of being on top are long gone. The same day Nick gets fired, for falling off the wagon one last time, he returns home to discover his wife has left him, changed the locks on their suburban home and dumped all his possessions out on the front yard. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line - or more properly, on the lawn - reluctantly...
Puncture

Puncture (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 09/22/2011
Mike Weiss is a talented young Houston lawyer and a functioning drug addict. Paul Danziger, his longtime friend and partner, is the straight-laced and responsible yin to Mike's yang. Their mom-and-pop personal-injury law firm is getting by, but things really get interesting when they decide to take on a case involving Vicky, a local ER nurse, who is pricked by a contaminated needle on the job. As...
Thanks For Sharing

Thanks For Sharing (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
On the surface, over-achieving environmental consultant Adam, long-married small-business owner Mike, and wisecracking emergency-room doctor Neil, have little in common. But all are in different stages of dealing with addiction. Confident and successful in his career, Adam is afraid to allow love back into his life, even if that means losing a chance to start over with the beautiful and...
Dangerous Parking

Dangerous Parking (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/22/2008
Noah Arkwright is a cult director in the indie film world and his life is on a crash course, with Noah steering himself towards his own destruction. His life is one of success and excess. Everything--alcohol, drugs, girls, fame--that Noah can get his hands on he wolfs down with an insatiable hunger. But he is running towards a brick wall--alcoholism and drug addiction have him firmly in their...
Low Down

Low Down (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Even Money

Even Money (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 05/17/2007
Carolyn Carver is a writer with a gambling addiction that threatens to destroy her marriage and family. She meets a washed-up magician who promises that he can help. Meanwhile, Godfrey Snow is a star college basketball player who shaves points to help his brother, Clyde, get even. A small-time bookie tries to win over the love his life, Veronica. Victor, a sadistic criminal, attempts to control an...
Traffic

Traffic (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 147 minutes Release date: 12/26/2000
A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them. Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez works on and around the border with his close friend and fellow policeman Manolo Sanchez, under Mexico's number one crime fighter, General Salazar. Confronted with temptations of power and money, Javier resists them but...
Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/15/2009
Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can't help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on...
Finding Amanda

Finding Amanda (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 06/26/2008
Taylor Mendon is a television writer and producer working on a low-rated, little-respected half-hour sitcom. Once destined for bigger and better things, Taylor's compulsive gambling, recreational drug use and drinking all conspired to throw his career off the rails. After kicking the alcohol and drugs, he only has one more hurdle--the horses. His beautiful twenty-year old niece Amanda has her...
Mr. Brooks

Mr. Brooks (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/31/2007
Consider Mr. Brooks: a successful businessman; a generous philanthropist; a loving father and devoted husband. Seemingly, he's perfect. But Mr. Brooks has a secret--he is an insatiable serial killer, so lethally clever that no one has ever suspected him--until now. Earl Brooks is a man who has managed to keep his two incompatible worlds from intersecting by controlling his cunning, wicked alter...