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Born to Win

R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
J. (George Segal) used to be a hairdresser, but now he's found a new profession: heroin junkie. On the mean streets of New York City, he scrounges for his next fix -- mooching from his best friend, Billy Dynamite (Jay Fletcher), and doing odd jobs for a drug dealer known as The Geek. But J. soon finds it more lucrative to work as an informer to the police. Meanwhile, he begins a tenuous romance with Parm (Karen Black), a woman he met while trying to steal her car.

Cast: George Segal , Karen Black , Jay Fletcher ,

Director: Ivan Passer

Genres: Comedy drama

Born to Win (1971)

Release Date: July 2nd, 2007|1 hr. 30 min.

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