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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Rating:
Starring: Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs, Heather Graham, James LeGros, Kelly Lynch, James Remar
Director: Gus Van Sant
Category: Drama, Independent
Studio: Artisan
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
104 mins

 
 

 

This movie's so real, its scary. This gripping film about a family of drug thieves is based on a novel by convicted drug robber, a man who knows his subject well.
Addicted husband and wife team, Bob and Diane Hughes (Matt Dillon and Kelly Lynch), and a younger couple of thieves resort to robbing drugstores to stay high. Still, in spite of this tragic lifestyle, they share moments of compassion and humor.
The foursome skillfully skirt the law due to Bob's wits and superstitious nature until the day his luck begins to change. When his death appears inevitable, Bob realizes he must give up drugs and Diane to Survive.

 
 
   
   

 
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