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R| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Bob Hughes (Matt Dillon) is the leader of a "family" of drug addicts consisting of his wife, Dianne (Kelly Lynch), and another couple who feed their habit by robbing drug stores as they travel across the country. After a tragedy befalls a member of his group, Bob decides he must leave his dysfunctional clan and go straight. Parting ways with his junkie past proves more difficult than expected when Bob is stalked by an old acquaintance looking to score drugs at any price.

Cast: Matt Dillon , Kelly Lynch , James LeGros , Heather Graham , James Remar , William Burroughs ,

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Artisan Entertainment

Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

Release Date: October 6th, 1989|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Drugstore Cowboy improves. Not much, but in provocative ways. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    In spite of its downbeat subjects, Drugstore Cowboy becomes a satisfying drama of redemption. [27 Oct 1989] show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A daring movie in today's current climate - one likely to be remembered at year's end. [18 Oct 1989] show more

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