Tag: addiction

The Blackout Experiments (2016) 4.3

The Blackout Experiments (2016)

This documentary follows a group of people who discover the ultra-scary, psycho-sexual horror experience Blackout, and develop an obsession that hijacks their lives and blurs the line between reality and paranoid fantasy...

Bigger Than Life (1956) 7.6

Bigger Than Life (1956)

Schoolteacher and family man Ed Avery, who's been suffering bouts of severe pain and even blackouts, is hospitalized with what's diagnosed as a rare inflammation of the arteries. Told by doctors that he probably has only...

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021) 5.9

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.::Deadline...

Beware of Dog (2020) 6.1

Beware of Dog (2020)

Alienated in politically-ambiguous Moscow, a young woman deals with severe OCD, while her cousin in Berlin tries to build a romantic relationship ignoring her own condition. In a parallel New York City realm, a heartbrok...

The World of Kanako (2014) 6.6

The World of Kanako (2014)

Kanako, a beautiful girl and one of the best students at school, goes missing with all the belongings left behind in her room. Her father Akikazu is now asked by his ex-wife to look for their daughter. He starts a desper...

Streets of Plenty (2010) 6.4

Streets of Plenty (2010)

With the 2010 Olympics approaching, will the world get to know Vancouver's darkest secret? 'Streets of Plenty' chronicles one man's perilous journey to live in Vancouver's downtown east side ghetto. The rules of this twi...

Hillbilly Elegy (2020) 5.6

Hillbilly Elegy (2020)

Based on the bestselling memoir by J.D. Vance, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a modern exploration of the American Dream and three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member, a Yale Law student forced to ret...

Lemonheads (2020) 7.3

Lemonheads (2020)

Three days into the nightmarish depths of heroin withdrawal, Leo Clemons is ready to do anything to get his fix. After a desperate plea to his drug dealer goes terribly wrong on the morning of Christmas Eve, Leo is force...

Major Arcana (2018) 6.7

Major Arcana (2018)

A long-troubled itinerant carpenter returns home to small town Vermont and attempts to build a log cabin by hand, hoping to free himself from a cycle of poverty and addiction. But when he reconnects with Sierra, a woman ...

Sno Babies (2020) -

Sno Babies (2020)

SNO BABIES depicts the grim realities of addiction and its effects on families. Kristen and Hannah are likeable, college-bound teens - and heroin addicts - hiding their plight behind the façade of middle-class suburbia....

The Stuff (1985) 5.9

The Stuff (1985)

When a mysterious, green, gooey but delicious substance begins oozing from the earth's surface, it makes a great new dessert product but this new dessert has a sinister origin: it's a supernatural entity that takes over ...

Even Money (2006) 5.9

Even Money (2006)

Gambling: Carolyn, a novelist, is losing her family's savings at the slots; she's befriended by a close-up magician who dreams of making it big. A murdered bookie has the cops focused on Victor, who fronts for the myster...

Ode to Passion (2020) 8.2

Ode to Passion (2020)

ODE TO PASSION is an original Rock Musical Drama built around 18 pop rock songs. It follows a young writer, whose belief in true love is put to the test by a beautiful girl and her struggle with addiction. The film is ma...

The Lady Gambles (1949) 6.6

The Lady Gambles (1949)

When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "bor...

Mastizaade (2016) 2.4

Mastizaade (2016)

Two womanizing bachelors fall in love with twin sisters who run a sex addiction clinic....

The Ranganation s1 e1 Episode #1.1 6.6

The Ranganation s1 e1 Episode #1.1

Romesh casts his (lazy) eye over the week's news and asks his focus group and celebrity guests their opinion on topics including returns, Game of Thrones (2011), addiction to mobile phones and hygiene.::Mark_a_Wood ...

The Final Patient-2005 4.2

The Final Patient-2005

Retired physician Daniel Green has uncovered the key to eternal youth. But when two curious med students try to unravel the enigma behind his bizarre secret, they soon discover that Dr. Green's "miracle" comes with a hor...

Drawing Dead: The Highs & Lows of Online Poker-2013 6.8

Drawing Dead: The Highs & Lows of Online Poker-2013

Michael Korpi Jr. had it all. Straight A's, star athlete, talented musician, but his weakness for online poker derailed his life. Now he's walking across the country with his two dogs Blackjack and Buddy, in an effort to...

Crazywater-2013 7

Crazywater-2013

A revealing exploration of substance abuse among First Nations people in Canada.::....

Crystal City-2019 7.7

Crystal City-2019

New York City's LGBTQ community is experiencing a resurgence of crystal methamphetamine addiction. "Crystal City" explores the epidemic through the eyes of recovering addicts as they attempt to overcome their chemical de...

Skid Row Marathon-2017 8.8

Skid Row Marathon-2017

A criminal court judge starts a running club on L.A.'s notorious skid row. The club's members, comprised of homeless drug addicts, a recovering single mom and an paroled murderer, consider themselves among those least li...

Russell Brand: End the Drugs War-2014 7.2

Russell Brand: End the Drugs War-2014

Russell Brand sets out to find out how other countries are tackling their problems of drug abuse and to explore how the framework of criminalization implicit in the 'war on drugs' produces enormous harm in the treatment ...

The Magician-2015 5.9

The Magician-2015

During the joseon dynasty in Korea, the princess travels to the Qing to have a beneficial marriage. On her journey to the Qing, she meets and falls in love with a magician....

Mickey and the Bear-2019 6.6

Mickey and the Bear-2019

Faced with the responsibility to take care of her addict, veteran father, headstrong teen Mickey Peck keeps her household afloat. When she has the opportunity to leave for good, she must choose between familial obligatio...

Kings of South Beach-2007 5.2

Kings of South Beach-2007

Chris Troiano runs South Beach (greater Miami)'s most popular nightclub, a recreational goldmine. Fellow New York immigrant Andy Burnett quickly rises from bouncer on trial to Troiano's trusted security chief and right h...

A Million Little Pieces-2018 6.1

A Million Little Pieces-2018

Chicago, 1993. At 23 years-old, James Fray is a lost soul, stuck in a spiral of auto-destruction due to his addiction to drugs and alcohol. After a night of partying, James accidentally falls off the balcony of the house...

Poison Flower-2015 4.9

Poison Flower-2015

Gundega, a Latvian former prison officer, is on the run from a drugs possession charge. Surviving on benefits paydays in a makeshift camp in the woods in Harlow in the UK, she befriends Melanie, a local heroin user and e...

Thanks for Sharing-2012 6.4

Thanks for Sharing-2012

Adam (Mark Ruffalo) has just reached the 5-year mark in his sex addiction sobriety with help from his sponsor Mike (Tim Robbins). New-comer Neil (Josh Gad) seeks out Adam's help hoping that he'll be his mentor, but Neil ...

When a Man Loves a Woman-1994 6.6

When a Man Loves a Woman-1994

The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism....

The Last Gladiators-2011 7.1

The Last Gladiators-2011

In ice hockey, no one is tougher than the "goon". Those players have one mission: to protect the star players at any price.::Michaël Parent...

Surviving Family-2012 5.4

Surviving Family-2012

When Terry Malone shows up unannounced on her father's doorstep - with her fiancé and a plan to get married in 5 days - she learns that she's not the only one with secrets....

The Big Lie: American Addict 2-2016 6.6

The Big Lie: American Addict 2-2016

American Addict 2 digs deeper into the world of corruption, politics and pharmaceutical greed. Matthew Perry, Jonathan Davis, Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich contribute to this eye opening examination of America's deadly de...

Killer Nun-1979 5

Killer Nun-1979

A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital, whose increasingly psychotic b...

The Panic in Needle Park-1971 7.1

The Panic in Needle Park-1971

This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hus...

Family Blood-2018 4.2

Family Blood-2018

Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly att...

Return of the Living Dead III-1993 5.9

Return of the Living Dead III-1993

Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt and his girlfriend Julie use Dad's security pass to sneak in and watch the proceedings. ...

Things We Lost in the Fire-2007 7.2

Things We Lost in the Fire-2007

Grief, recovery, and human contact. Brian is a great guy - a sweet father, a good husband, and a loyal friend to his boyhood pal Jerry who's a junkie. When tragedy strikes, Jerry tries to help Brian's wife and children c...

Requiem for a Dream-2000 8.3

Requiem for a Dream-2000

Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) is a retired widow, living in a small apartment. She spends most of her time watching TV, especially a particular self-help show. She has delusions of rising above her current dull existence...

La Vie en Rose-2007 7.6

La Vie en Rose-2007

An un-chronological look at the life of the Little Sparrow, Édith Piaf (1915-1963). Her mother is an alcoholic street singer, her father a circus performer, her paternal grandmother a madam. During childhood she lives wi...

It’s All Gone Pete Tong-2004 7.3

It’s All Gone Pete Tong-2004

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culmi...