Blow

(2001)

Overview

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.

  1. Ted Demme

    Director

  2. Nick Cassavetes

    Screenplay

  3. David McKenna

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp

    George Jung

  2. Penélope Cruz

    Penélope Cruz

    Mirtha Jung

  3. Ethan Suplee

    Ethan Suplee

    Tuna

  4. Ray Liotta

    Ray Liotta

    Fred Jung

  5. Franka Potente

    Franka Potente

    Barbara Buckley

Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 5, 2001
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $53,000,000.00

Revenue $83,282,296.00

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