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Detox (2009)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  5 March 2009 (USA)
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Detox is the story of young man named Eric. Eric passes the time indulging in various narcotics, with seemingly no direction for his life. That all changes when his older brother Ian comes ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Shawn Wootten ...
Kenya Gaines ...
Stephen M. Coppock ...
Jason Hollett ...
Jeffery Tabron ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christian Engebretsen ...
Jason Esdale ...
Andrew Matamoros ...
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J.R. Shwartz ...
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Detox is the story of young man named Eric. Eric passes the time indulging in various narcotics, with seemingly no direction for his life. That all changes when his older brother Ian comes to him with a plan to rob a huge crime lord and retrieve a mysterious envelope. As the story progresses Ian's plan is uncovered by those in charge and his ambition leads him to his eventual death. Now Eric seeks out the help of a close family friend in order to quickly sober up and serve up some justice to those responsible for his brothers' murder. The film takes us on a journey along side Eric as he dissects the organized crime world to find those responsible for his brothers murder. We learn that Eric's addictions never disappear, but that his desire for drugs has now merely been replaced by the desire to kill. Throughout the story is the ongoing question: What is in the envelope? Everyone involved seems to place a large amount of importance on it, except Eric; he cares only about making those ... Written by Shawn Wootten

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Sometimes your way out of one addiction is just a gateway into another... See more »


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5 March 2009 (USA)  »

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Shawn Wootten destroyed $40 of food during the first and only take of the Detox flip-out scene. See more »


Jay: Yo dawg I ain't got all fuckin' day here.
Vincent: You ain't got all day you little pecker?... You come in here 20 minutes late, I already had my fuckin' breakfast, two cups of coffee, took a shit, read the fuckin' sports page and YOU ain't got all fuckin' day?
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Written by J. Hollett
Performed by J. Hollett "Eastcoast Illson"
J. Hollett Inc.
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