Based on a true story of a prep school student who smuggled $300k of uncut cocaine into the US in 1984. THE PREPPIE CONNECTION chronicles the exploits of a group of private school students who ran a drug distribution operation in the early 1980s. The story centers on Toby, the lower-class scholarship student, who uses his street cred and access to drugs to make friends with the popular kids, eventually allowing him to cultivate a drug trafficking network. Toby gets in far over his head as he leads his friends into the dangerous world of Colombian drug cartels.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for drug use, language throughout, sexuality/nudity and some violence
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Did You Know?
It was hard for Derek Oatis to watch the film saying: "I had a hard time revisiting the stuff. It prompted a return to therapy. I had a huge amount of guilt for what I did to my family. But in a weird way, it helped me process this stuff in a way I never had." See more
the $100 bills used to buy the cocaine during the bidding war are newbie prints/modern bills. See more
There is a snippet with Ed Bradley
interviewing Derek Oatis during the end credits. Derek Oatis was the real life drug smuggler that this story is based upon. See more
Written by Mark E. Smith
, Craig Scanlon
, Marc Riley
and Steve Hanley
Performed by Future Punx
Courtesy of Edward Kassner Music Co., Ltd. (ASCAP) See more