White Boy Rick (2018)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 14, 2018 (USA)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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In 1980s Detroit, white teenager Rick Wershe Jr. (Richie Merritt) sees an opportunity to get his family out of poverty by joining up in the cocaine operation taking place in his predominantly African-American neighborhood. He then becomes the youngest FBI informant in history when he's recruited by government officials to take down the drug ring from the inside. Directed by Yann Demange. Based on a true story. Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, and RJ Cyler co-star.

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drug-dealer, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), imprisonment, informer, poverty