Set against the backdrop of crystal meth abuse, Most High is a painfully intimate examination of a young man in crisis. Drugs are incidental. Nonjudgmental yet brutally honest, Most High ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
8 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A pill-popping mom has her drug-abusing teen son abducted into a private intervention facility that means well.

Director: Monty Lapica
Stars: Monty Lapica, Diane Venora, Michael Bowen
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Helena, a beautiful immigrant actress/model, way too old for modeling and too old for acting without credits finally lands a big job but overseas. Out of desperation and advice of her LA ... See full summary »

Directors: Yelena Popovic, Alexandros Potter
Stars: Yelena Popovic, Alexander Zisiades, Craig Archibald
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After his wife is murdered, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies.

Director: D.J. Caruso
Stars: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Josh Sagers drives cross-country on a mission to deliver his father's birthday gift - a giant purple LazyBoy.

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, Rhett Wilkins
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A hustling drug addict checks himself into rehab to escape trouble with the law, and realizes that it's exactly what he needs.

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron
Stars: Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Morgan Freeman
Spun (2002)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Stars: Jason Schwartzman, John Leguizamo, Patrick Fugit
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros
Party Monster (2003)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

This is the true story of Michael Alig, a Club Kid party organizer whose life was sent spiraling down when he bragged on television about killing his drug dealer and roommate.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Wilson Cruz, Seth Green
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.

Director: Shane Carruth
Stars: Amy Seimetz, Frank Mosley, Shane Carruth
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Julius
...
Erica
Kenyon Robertson ...
Al
...
Billy
...
Doctor Brewster
Sarah Scott ...
Jessie
...
Jack
Ringo Hayden ...
May
...
...
Miles
Tony Savant ...
James
Thomas Joseph Adams ...
Jason
...
Nurse Mary (as Kim Beuche)
...
Mother
Dana Walsh ...
Dr. O'brien
Edit

Storyline

Set against the backdrop of crystal meth abuse, Most High is a painfully intimate examination of a young man in crisis. Drugs are incidental. Nonjudgmental yet brutally honest, Most High explores cause rather than effect. It forces us to reflect upon our own vices, whatever they may be, and ask ourselves what we are trying to avoid by indulging in them. Written by secondactfilms@msn.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 November 2006 (USA)  »

Box Office

Budget:

$180,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the best films of the year
2 September 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

MOST HIGH is a startlingly powerful debut feature from writer-director-actor Marty Sader, who gained 35 pounds and then lost nearly 100 pounds during a 2-year shoot that resulted in a tour de force performance and simply one of the best films of 2004. We first saw this film at Indiefest in Chicago in August 2004, where it virtually swept the fest's awards. Brilliantly written and acted by Sader and co-writer/co-star Laura Keys, MOST HIGH has all the soul yet none of the pretense of other anti-drug movies like REQUIEM FOR A DREAM. But this is no after-school special or "just say no" infomercial. It's a spot-on character study of incredible depth and nuance. Sader's character, reeling from the loss of his father, his girlfriend and his job, could just as easily have fallen into depression instead of drug addiction and spiraled to the same depths. The arrival of Sader is reminiscent of the debut of Steven Soderbergh; he's that kind of talent, plus some, since he also is an actor with formidable chops. Seek out this film and everything that comes afterward from this new, major talent.


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can anyone help me figure out how this movie really ended? bearica42069
Horrible Movie morgant6911
Netflix's Red Envelope intertainment has the movie! haiduz
DVD dial_brown
Questions CaptainCallahan
does anyone know.... wayvicious
Discuss Most High (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?