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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Growing up as part of a poor family in New York City's Harlem, Nicky Barnes aspires to wealth and power. In the early 1970s, as drug use becomes increasingly popular, Barnes devises a plan to obtain the lifestyle he has always wanted. With help from the mob, Barnes establishes himself as a successful drug dealer and becomes tremendously wealthy. Barnes's extravagant lifestyle, however, proves to be his undoing, as he unwittingly draws the attention of the FBI.


Director: Marc Levin

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Mr. Untouchable (2007)

Release Date: October 26th, 2007|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The "black Godfather" comes off as a cold-blooded narcissist whose vision of the American Dream is as twisted as it seems to have been rewarding. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's not a pretty picture, but it sure is a compelling one. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    It's undeniably fascinating, but you might want to take a shower after hanging out with this unsavory bunch. show more

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