The Boost (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Addiction Drama, Melodrama  |   Release Date - Dec 23, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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James Woods and Sean Young were still "an item" when they costarred in The Boost. The stars play an investment broker and his girlfriend, who begin snorting cocaine on a recreational basis. Inevitably, the drug takes its toll, and soon Woods and Young have thrown away their lives in their desperate pursuit of their next fix.

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abuse, addiction, bankruptcy, betrayal, decadence, drugs, riches-to-rags, salesperson, yuppies