Blow (2001)

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 55% / Audience 87%

Rated R,  2 hr 3 mins

GENRES
Crime • Drama
DIRECTION
Ted Demme
CAST
Johnny Depp  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ethan Suplee  •  Ray Liotta

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Johnny Depp George Jung
Penélope Cruz Mirtha Jung
Ethan Suplee Tuna
Ray Liotta Fred Jung
Franka Potente Barbara Buckley
Rachel Griffiths Ermine Jung
Paul Reubens Derek Foreal
Jordi Mollà Diego Delgado
Cliff Curtis Pablo Escobar
Miguel Sandoval Augusto Oliveras
Kevin Gage Leon Minghella
Max Perlich Kevin Dulli