DVD - 2001
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Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter.


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BookReviewer2015 May 09, 2015

A ripped from the headlines drama that examines crucial questions in America's War on Drugs. Features a great all star cast. This is the movie that made Don Cheadle popular.

aaa5756 Apr 17, 2014

Very well done movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding on this one. No falling asleep on this DVD!!!!!

Aug 20, 2013

Steven Soderbergh's best film.

Nov 01, 2012

very good

catpdx Apr 14, 2012

Fairly interesting at times... But, overall was a bit disappointing.

Jul 05, 2011

Very grim movie about drug traffic

Apr 05, 2011

One of those act brashly instead of act smart. It shows bias that the corruption is only in the Mexican ranks. There is a hero of sorts because he keeps his head above the cesspool of activity. He is really tested, unlike most of us, yet maintains his balance and direction.

The kid 's are not very credible, being Dean's List this morning but hardened grunge rebels by tea time.


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aaa5756 Apr 17, 2014

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

aaa5756 Apr 17, 2014

“At the end of the day it's all about money”-Kevin O’Leary (MR. WONDERFUL) from the shark tank

aaa5756 Apr 17, 2014

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a
Monster – And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you,” - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


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aaa5756 Apr 17, 2014

“A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.”― Ronald Reagan


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