MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 43 this week

Human Traffic (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  5 May 2000 (USA)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 17,741 users   Metascore: 53/100
Reviews: 159 user | 47 critic | 24 from Metacritic.com

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 23 Nov 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 30 Jul 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 21 Feb 2014
 
a list of 27 titles
created 21 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Human Traffic" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Human Traffic (1999)

Human Traffic (1999) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Human Traffic.
10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Coming Down (1997)
Comedy | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A group of friends come to Gary's flat after a hard night's clubbing, take more drugs and chill out until the next morning.

Director: Matt Winn
Stars: Tony Curran, Lisa Harkus, Julian Kerridge
Groove (2000)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.

Director: Greg Harrison
Stars: Chris Ferreira, Mackenzie Firgens, Elizabeth Sun
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Paul Hills
Stars: John Simm, Emer McCourt, Marc Warren
Human Trafficking (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the... See full summary »

Stars: Lynne Adams, Sarah Allen, Andreas Apergis
The Business (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Frankie decides enoughs enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and jets off to spain where he meets big time businessman Charlie who's currently running the ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Geoff Bell
Stripped Naked (Video 2009)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

The story of Cassie (Sarah Allen, Secret Window), a stripper whose boyfriend leaves her on the side of the road during an argument. While trying to get to a phone, she runs into a guy who's... See full summary »

Director: Lee Demarbre
Stars: Sarah Allen, Jon Cor, Mark Slacke
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Former musician Frankie Wilde is a legend within the Ibiza club scene for being the most inspired DJ around. On top of that, he has a beautiful model wife named Sonja Slowinski, although ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dowse
Stars: Paul Kaye, Beatriz Batarda, Kate Magowan
Sex Traffic (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans.... See full summary »

Director: David Yates
Stars: Wendy Crewson, John Simm, Anamaria Marinca
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young boy suspects his dad might be working undercover for MI6.

Director: Justin Kerrigan
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Arron Fuller, David Bradley
Pubroom Paranoia (TV Movie 1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A TV game-show tries to find the most paranoid person in a pub on a particular night out of three separate candidates.

Director: Justin Kerrigan
Stars: Owen Money, Philip Rosch, Nicola Branson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two men (Kevin McKidd, John Simm) in London decide to meet women by answering a dating ad. They meet two women (Amelia Curtis, Louisa Milwood) who use the ads to scam men out of cash, gifts... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Lindsay
Stars: Kevin McKidd, Amelia Curtis, John Simm
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jip
Lorraine Pilkington ...
Lulu
...
Nicola Reynolds ...
...
Dean Davies ...
Lee
Peter Albert ...
Lulu's Uncle Eric
...
...
Moff's Father
Sarah Blackburn ...
Jip's Ex #2
Anne Bowen ...
Moff's Grandmother
Neil Bowens ...
Asylum Doorman
Peter Bramhill ...
Matt
Jo Brand ...
Reality (voice)
Stephanie Brooks ...
Fleur
Edit

Storyline

The Cardiff club scene in the 90's: five best friends deal with their relationships and their personal demons during a weekend. Jip calls himself a sexual paranoid, afraid he's impotent. Lulu, Jip's mate, doesn't find much to fancy in men. Nina hates her job at a fast food joint, and her man, Koop, who dreams of being a great hip-hop d.j., is prone to fits of un-provoked jealousy. The fifth is Moff, whose family is down on his behavior. Starting Friday afternoon, with preparations for clubbing, we follow the five from Ecstacy-induced fun through a booze-laden come-down early Saturday morning followed by the weekend's aftermath. It's breakthrough time for at least three of them. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Weekend has Landed! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, and for some strong sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

5 May 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

B oтрыв!  »

Box Office

Budget:

£2,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£434,261 (UK) (4 June 1999)

Gross:

$104,257 (USA) (19 May 2000)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

'Pablo Hassan', the owner of Asylum (the nightclub they visit) is played by well known international DJ Carl Cox. See more »

Goofs

When the gang are in the pub and Jip realizes he fancies Lulu, he looks over and she lights her cigarette and has a puff. But then it switches to a wider shot and you can see Lulu lights her cigarette again. See more »

Quotes

Lulu: Take me to a world where the drugs are free, the clubs have no gravity and every shag guarantees an orgasm!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Beyond Clueless (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Build It Up, Tear It Down
Written by Fatboy Slim (as Normal Cook)
Published by PolyGram International Music Publishing
Performed by Fatboy Slim
Licensed courtesy of Skint Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Best Movie to watch before you go out to party with friends
11 August 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I'm giving this a 10 because I seriously love this movie. I've seen far better, more profound plots, better acting etc. - but then again, I forgot about most of them. Yet Human Traffic is one of those movies that stuck with me. The movie is just pure fun and a look at what life is like for a rather sizable amount of young adults struggling with how to deal with a life dictated by a shitty job, which is, let's face it, the harsh reality for most people on the planet. The Answer is simple: go out on the weekends, go nuts, party and forget for the moment. Drugs play a prominent role in this one as well of course, but I wonder why people that didn't like the film get all cranky about it. It wasn't the main plot point unlike in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which is hailed as a cult classic. Last time I came around to watch it I saw it completely sober (not even a sip of beer) together with a friend and I thoroughly enjoyed it and was somewhat envious of the fun the actors were successfully conveying. So no worries, you need not be high or drunk to enjoy this movie, as some suggest in the discussions. And afterwords I wanted to go out and dance and party so badly. It had a really energizing effect on me. Yet sadly, it was a Sunday...

All in all, it's one of those movie's that people easily put down, cause it doesn't seem like much. But perhaps you're like me and it sticks with you, in a good way. It's worth a try. Oh and if you get the chance to watch this on a Friday, sitting together with friends before you got out, getting drunk, so you don't need to pay so much in the club(s), PLEASE DO. It'll most DEFINITELY get you in the right mood ;)


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Terrible! sharkwrestling-832-699433
For people who have done 'E' describe how u felt (no cocky comments) freestyler1497
Human Traffic, JESUS CHRIST? monkeyz_eat_bananas
Will I like this movie if im not on drugs? NewKillerStarDestroyer
How old are they supposed to be? banana_fritter
American DVD... JerseyGirl324
Discuss Human Traffic (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?