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The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2000-10-06

Runtime 102 minutes

Budget $4.5m

Revenue $7.4m


TMDB 8.0


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2gmiguel shared a tip "I don't think too many people have seen this one. But it hits hard. Definitely one of my lesser known favorites."

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rhonda_jean_602 shared a tip "5 out of 5 stars"

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nostalgiaqueen shared a tip "I’ve only managed to watch this one maybe twice as it’s difficult to get through but it’s a great movie."

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aaron_burrow shared a tip "Like a realistic, non-glamorized, gritty, disturbing, 100 times better version of Euphoria. You’ll feel icky after watching"

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themrs.schwamberger shared a tip "Jared Leto ❤️"

kathyann_saleem shared a tip "Whoa 😳 … disturbing but amazing."

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gabriella_barajas shared a tip "Scared and amazed"

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chris_mac123 shared a tip "It's just not my film. The acting is fine, the story is ok. It gets laughable at the end."

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schambers shared a tip "Haunting. I could never recommend this film to anyone. But, it is excellent film."

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tori_peterson shared a tip "Unique movie showing drug addiction in a totally different way! Loved the movie and it's story!"

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HurtSlashComfort shared a tip "Yessss it feels like an anxiety attack in a good way?"

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krisperdew shared a tip "Hard to watch at times, but great."

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christina_tucker_7033 shared a tip "This was a hard watch, but portrayed the taboo subject of addiction in a gripping way."

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groovgirl shared a tip "You only need to watch it once. The soundtrack still haunts me!"

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brooke_elder_5577 shared a tip "This movie was so messed up. But I loved it."

logan_payne shared a tip "The downward spiral of addiction told by several different perspectives."

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isaiah_1689 shared a tip "The only amazing movie marlon, jennifer and leto did ever."

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lesta_t shared a tip "Not for the faint of heart."

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sand_vessel shared a tip "This movie ruined my week. 10/10."

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brian_geier shared a tip "A disturbing and depressing movie that tackles drug addiction head on. It is a vicious beast that has ruined many lives."

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van_b shared a tip "Awesome flick, D.Aronofskis' best"

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jojo__3982 shared a tip "Most depressing movie, beware😂😂"

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oli_maddx shared a tip "Forever a favorite. Hope you can stomach it…"

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christa_coulter-sco shared a tip "A cautionary tale. Excellent movie."

Sasso shared a tip "Loved this movie, but I can never watch it again."

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cara_liu shared a tip "Intense, dark, and deeply raw...this is a film i won't ever forget!"

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ciara_walter_74 shared a tip "Watched once. Never could again. So deep & gut wrenching."

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itz_nani shared a tip "probs the best way to scare your kids into not doing hard drugs"

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cristina shared a tip "A beautifully disgusting dizzying spiral of the descent into drug addiction and how it can creep up on anyone."

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kenna_bee shared a tip "This will mess you up. It's one of those movies that you have to watch but only once. This movie is traumatizing."

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joshua_duringer shared a tip "Just see it and DONT SHOOT SMACK!" 's profile image

Sum1youhate shared a tip "Only the strong survive. I barely made it through. Phew!"

derek_thomas shared a tip "It’s intense. Not for everyone."

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tiffany_ingram_7553 shared a tip "This movie is not for can be a bit of a rough ride, though it is completely worth it."

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ali_heravi shared a tip "##psychological_thriller"

staciegarrels shared a tip "Not a feel good movie, devastating and real life though.. a warning"

douae_bouayyad shared a tip "Piece of art"

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golf_pen shared a tip "Uh that was a wild ride"

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sonic_wave shared a tip "The best movie ever made, hands down."

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fat_kun shared a tip "i'm sorry but this was literally boring😭😭"

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moses_ayala shared a tip "One viewing is all that’s needed"

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amber_hartsock shared a tip "Dark and deep"

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barbara_nickelson shared a tip "Me too!"

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W.D.Y.W.F.M shared a tip "A true favorite of mine. A very emotional watch. #drama #crime"

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90880argon shared a tip "Such an incredible movie that I can't bear to rewatch"

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kristin_speth shared a tip "The depths of despair the characters reach is hard to handle. Well acted and well written."

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almostfamous shared a tip "It's really amazing but intense. definitely deserves a watch. do NOT watch stoned lol"

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frank_park shared a tip "Super eye opening. Don't use drugs kids"

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