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.
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...
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...
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.
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
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...

Glassland (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
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.
You Kill Me

You Kill Me (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 06/21/2007
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem, and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not a touchy-feely kind of guy; but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a...
Thumbsucker

Thumbsucker (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 09/15/2005
Dubbed "the King Kong of oral obsessives" by his hippie dentist, Justin Cobb is a 16-year-old desperate to find a way to break this embarrassing habit he has retained since infancy. His father, a former football star, tries to help by providing an antidotal cayenne-pepper cream and a healthy dose of fly-fishing. His mother, who works as a nurse helping the rich and famous sober up, seems more...
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...
Hateship Loveship

Hateship Loveship (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Johanna is a profoundly shy, shabby housekeeper hired to care for Mr. McCauley and his granddaughter Sabitha. Despite her outgoing nature, Sabitha carries wounds from the death of her mother years before, while her father is a hapless recovering drug addict with a certain ragged charm. In an act of mean-spirited rebellion, Sabitha fosters a pseudo-relationship between Johanna and her father...
Better Things

Better Things (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/29/2008
About troubled teenagers in the Cotswolds.

Midnight Rider: The Gregg Allman Story (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/20/2014
This look at the life and career of musician Gregg Allman focuses on the formation and success of the Allman Brothers Band, Allman's personal struggles with addiction and his realization as a 64-year-old man that he needs to clean up his act.
Big Sur

Big Sur (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
When Jack Kerouac becomes overwhelmed by the success of his opus "On the Road," he struggles to battle inner demons and seeks respite in three brief sojourns to a cabin in the small, coastal California town of Big Sur.
Perfect Sisters

Perfect Sisters (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Sisters Sandra and Beth learned early in life that they had no one to depend on but each other. Abandoned by their father, turned away by child protective services and forced to care for their hopelessly addicted mother, Linda, the imaginative and gifted girls sustain themselves on fantasies of a life with the perfect mom. But when Linda makes plans to move the girls in with her lecherous and...
Antiviral

Antiviral (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 04/11/2013
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Syd also supplies illegal samples of these viruses to piracy groups, smuggling them from the clinic in his own body. When he becomes infected with the disease that kills super sensation Hannah Geist, Syd becomes a target for collectors and rabid fans. He must unravel the...

Opium: Egy Elmebeteg No Naploja (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/28/2007
Josef Brenner is a psychiatrist whose breakthrough approach to working with the mentally ill is overtaken by his morphine addiction and ostracism from mainstream medicine. His captivation with asylum patient Gizella leads to a destructive meeting of mind and body, leaving him contemplating her sacrifice to fuel his appetite for knowledge and renown.
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...

The Gambler (Remake) (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
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...
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...
Keep the Lights On

Keep the Lights On (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 09/06/2012
Two men embark on an emotionally and sexually charged journey through love, friendship and addiction. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but soon find a deeper connection and become a couple. Individually and together, they are risk takers - compulsive, and fueled by drugs and sex. In an almost decade-long relationship defined by highs, lows and...