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A high school basketball player’s life turns upside down after free-falling into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1995-04-21

Runtime 102 minutes

Budget $2m

Revenue $2.4m


TMDB 7.4


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regina_simmons shared a tip "The book is so much better as always."

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chloe_idk shared a tip "this movie is ******* amazing"

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nell_naa shared a tip "Young Leo 😏"

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tori_peterson shared a tip "Honestly gritty and real look at Heroin use , addiction and the grip in can have on you. Great acting!"

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hehe_jazzy shared a tip "best movie I swear by it"

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Love this movie. It's another must see classic."

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ally_uri shared a tip "Great movie!"

sophie_9459 shared a tip "I cried, I loved and I watched it over and over again"

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laura_hutton_4077 shared a tip "How do I watch it"

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ashley_machin shared a tip "Amazing depiction of addiction. One of my favorite movies and books."

giannahall shared a tip "leonardo dicaprio"

giannahall shared a tip "Sex c 😦😮"

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emma_caputo shared a tip "I am in the love with leonardo dicaprio so I am sharing it with you. His short comes off in this movie😍😩"

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alyssa_brooks_1988 shared a tip "How do I watch it"

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reyhane_ak shared a tip "Its one of my favorite movie that's probably you should watch it"

emily_miller_579 shared a tip "leos acting was *jaw-dropping* in this film. i am astounded."

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