Keyword: heroin

Walk Among the Tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
Matt Scudder is an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right...
No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 11/08/2007
Llewelyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back trunk. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law--namely aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell--can contain. Moss tries to evade his pursuers, in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for...
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 04/09/2015
Kurt Cobain, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana, remains an icon 20 years after his death. Here, we take a journey through Cobain's life and his career with Nirvana through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, and journals.
Dir: Brett Morgen
With: N/A
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...
Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 07/25/2006
No one among the Hoovers quite has it together, but it's not for lack of trying. Father Richard, a hopelessly optimistic motivational speaker, is desperately attempting to sell his 9-step program for success--without much success. Meanwhile, the Hoovers' "pro-honesty" mother Sheryl is constantly harried by her family's eccentric secrets, especially those of her brother, a suicidal Proust scholar...
American Gangster

American Gangster (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 157 minutes Release date: 11/01/2007
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at...
French Connection

The French Connection (1971)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/06/1971
Tough-talking New York City detective Popeye Doyle and his partner uncover an international drug smuggling ring, but it's Doyle's feverish and relentless pursuit of the suspects that drives the investigation forward.
Belly

Belly (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/03/1998
Two childhood friends, Tommy Brown and Sincere, climb the rungs of organized crime. To many in his neighborhood, 17-year-old Tommy is the Ghetto president--a womanizing charismatic thug consumed by wealth and power. In stark contrast to Tommy, Sincere is a refined intellectual who, between scores, occasionally likes to read and spend time with his family. Suddenly their trust and loyalty are...

Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 01/20/2015
Alto sax legend Frank Morgan was as acclaimed as his bebop mentor, Charlie Parker. However, Morgan's career was derailed by heroin which, in turn, led him into a life of crime. After decades in prison, he made an astonishing comeback, leaving behind recordings of deep, melancholy beauty.
Dir: N.C. Heikin
With: N/A