Traffic Poster

Release Date: January 5th, 2001

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

R|2 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
A contemporary thriller set in the world of drug trafficking. Traffic evokes the high stakes and high risks of the drug trade, as seen through a series of interrelated stories, some of which are highly personal and some of which are filled with intrigue and danger.

Cast: Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Luis Guzmán, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Steven Bauer, Benjamin Bratt

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Initial Entertainment Group, USA Films, Bedford Falls Productions, Compulsion Inc.

Distributors: USA Films, Criterion Collection

Keywords: Daughter, Quest, 2000s, Pursuit, Investigation, Gritty

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Awards

Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Directing
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Winner Film Editing