How To Make Money Selling Drugs
How To Make Money Selling Drugs (2013)

A shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease, How to Make Money Selling Drugs is an insider's guide to the violent but extremely lucrative drug industry. Told from the perspective of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 26, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 14, 2014
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Huddleston
Time Out

A thoughtful, intelligent examination of the US war on drugs.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

Ultimately, the most frightening lesson the film teaches is just how dysfunctionally impervious to defeat the so-called war on drugs is ...

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Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine

The subject matter is not always well served by the hammy, overcooked satirical treatment.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

This zippy documentary by Matthew Cooke can't compare to Eugene Jarecki's tragic and masterful The House I Live In (2012).

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

It often works, despite in-your-face graphics that occasionally do the job of resembling cheesy sales pitches a little too well.

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Xan Brooks
Observer (UK)

It becomes a compelling, clear-sighted trip through the jungle; a documentary that rushes us in and then proceeds to point the way out.

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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

Highly entertaining and informative look at the war on drugs, offers a tongue-in-cheek manual of how to become a cartel leader. But it's not just a glib exercise & confronts the implications of a drug policy that many would agree is a disaster.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

"How to Make Money" is full of useful insights from people who know the drug trade well, including reformed dealers, ex-international smugglers, former cops, pundits, lawyers and government insiders.

Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

Persuasive, possessive and powerful, you'll feel like you've had a shot of nasal gold dust after just five minutes and the highs keep coming.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Panta Oz
This clever documentary disguised as a well structured cross between a how-to video and an arcade game replete with Levels and Bonus Points, directed by Matthew… More