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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Struggling salesman Lenny Brown (James Woods) gets his big break when real estate speculator Max Sherman (Steven Hill) offers him a prime sales position at his Los Angeles firm. The economic boom of the mid-1980s soon has Lenny and his wife, Linda (Sean Young), living in the fast lane, but when a sudden tax-law change causes the real estate bubble to burst, Lenny finds himself unemployed and in debt. At this low point, the couple's once-casual cocaine habit begins to spiral out of control.

Cast: James Woods , Sean Young , John Kapelos , Steven Hill , Kelle Kerr , John Rothman , Amanda Blake , Grace Zabriskie

Director: Harold Becker

Genres: Drama

The Boost (1988)

Release Date: December 23rd, 1988|1 hr. 35 min.

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