Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. —IMDb
Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success.
After dropping out of Yale University, Oliver Stone became a soldier in the Vietnam War. Serving in two different regiments (including 1rst Cavalry), he was introduced to The Doors, drugs, Jefferson Airplane, and other things that defined the sixties. For his actions in the war, he was awarded a Bronze Star for Gallantry and a Purple Heart. Returning from the war, Stone did not return to graduate from Yale. His first film was a student film entitled Last Year in Viet Nam (1971), followed by the gritty horror film Seizure (1974) for which he also wrote the screenplay. The next seven years saw him direct two films: Mad Man of Martinique (1979) and The Hand (1981), starring Michael Caine. He also wrote many screenplays… read more
Woeful movie that seems to have escaped from Tarantino 90's. Nothing about this movie works, the dialogue is terrible as is the plotting and direction. To think that Stone made this picture is just sad. He tries to be hip and topical but ends up a sad old git with no concept of the fact that time has run out on him.