Better Than Love (2019)

| Drama, Romance | 2019 (USA)
A compassionate teenager born on the wrong side of the tracks reluctantly deals drugs in order to escape the suburban ghetto. A severe accident and an ignorant OxyContin prescription flips his role from dealer to customer.

Director:

Ted Carney

Writers:

Ted Carney (co-writer), Tim Schaaf (co-writer)

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Updated: 5 February 2017
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Lawrence ... Jon
Alexandra Rodriguez ... AJ
Matthew Lawrence ... Davies
DeRon Brigdon DeRon Brigdon ... Grady
Lily Berlina Lily Berlina ... Kelsie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Doupe ... Pharmacist
Karla Watkins ... TV Reporter
Devielle Johnson ... Loading Dock Officer
Rich Morris ... AJ's Boyfriend Syd
Jesse Lee Keeter Jesse Lee Keeter ... Dunphy
John Paulsen ... Heroin Man
Tonya M. Skoog ... Nurse (as Tonya Skoog)
Brian Fortuna ... TV Reporter
Kara Schaaf ... Rehab Receptionist
Tim Gouran Tim Gouran ... Dakin
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Storyline

In the era of gansta' rap wannabes, 19-year-old Jon's hopes of escaping the suburban ghetto get derailed when his drug-hustling childhood friend is incarcerated. Jon's loyalty challenges his morality as he ascends to benevolent 'kingpin of his neighborhood.' Jon develops a relationship with a beautiful recovering addict, AJ. Everything comes to a halt when Jon suffers a severe accident. Immobilized and separated from his phone, Jon's physical and emotional pain leads him to a new romance, with OxyContin. Unable to track down AJ, Jon falls into the deep hole of addiction. Caught between love and death, Jon tries to save everyone but himself. Written by TS

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No such thing as a clean getaway.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bremerton, Washington, USA

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Color
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