Tag Archives: drug addiction

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) Rated TV-14

A junkie works with drug addiction while his wife and card sharks put him down. Starring Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, and Kim Novak. What makes this film is Sinatra, who plays the junkie battling his demons while the people around … Continue reading

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Patrick Melrose (2018) Rated TV-MA

Following the death of his father, Patrick Melrose tries to overcome his addictions and demons that stem from his abusive father and indifferent mother. Based on the book by Edward St Aubyn. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Sebastian Maltz. … Continue reading

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Perfect High (2015) Rated TV-14

Amanda, the perfect teen, gets introduced to prescription drug-sharing from her friends, which of course escalates to a heroin addiction.  Inspired by a true story. Starring Bella Thorne, Ross Butler, Daniela Bobadilla This film reminded me of those after school … Continue reading

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