The Boost

The Boost (1988)Stream and Watch Online

TMDb Score

Want to watch 'The Boost' in the comfort of your own home? Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Harold Becker-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to do the heavy lifting.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'The Boost' on each platform when they are available. Now, before we get into the various whats and wheres of how you can watch 'The Boost' right now, here are some specifics about the Hemdale Film Corporation romance flick.

Released December 23rd, 1988, 'The Boost' stars Sean Young, James Woods, John Kapelos, John Rothman The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 35 min, and received a user score of 55 (out of 100) on TMDb, which assembled reviews from 37 knowledgeable users.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost"."

'The Boost' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, and Vudu .

'The Boost' Release Dates

Watch in Movie Theaters on December 23rd, 1988
Watch on DVD or Blu-ray starting September 16th, 2003 - Buy The Boost DVD
powered by JustWatch yellow logo