• Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

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Release Date: November 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2014

R|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
In mid-1980s Texas, electrician Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is stunned to learn that he has AIDS. Though told that he has just 30 days left to live, Woodroof refuses to give in to despair. He seeks out alternative therapies and smuggles unapproved drugs into the U.S. from wherever he can find them. Woodroof joins forces with a fellow AIDS patient (Jared Leto) and begins selling the treatments to the growing number of people who can't wait for the medical establishment to save them.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn, Michael O'Neill, Dallas Roberts, Griffin Dunne

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Voltage Pictures, Evolution Independent, R2 Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This classic tale of a little guy taking on giants benefits from being essentially true, and from accomplished filmmaking, but most of all from the beautiful vitality of Mr. McConaughey's performance. show more

  • McConaughey's performance isn't just about the weight loss. It's about gaining compassion, even wisdom, and it's awesome. show more

  • McConaughey makes sure we feel his tenacity and triumphs in the treatment of AIDS. His explosive, unerring portrayal defines what makes an actor great, blazing commitment to a character and the range to make every nuance felt. show more

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