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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

The Basketball Diaries
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7.3 IMDB rating
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Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio
Jim Carroll
Lorraine Bracco Lorraine Bracco
Jim's Mother
Marilyn Sokol Marilyn Sokol
Chanting Woman
James Madio James Madio
Pedro
Patrick McGaw Patrick McGaw
Neutron
Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg
Mickey
Roy Cooper Roy Cooper
Father McNulty
Vincent Pastore Vincent Pastore
Construction Worker


Written by
Jim Carroll Jim Carroll
(novel)
Bryan Goluboff Bryan Goluboff
(screenplay)


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Drugs

9 years, 10 months ago at Nov 17 1:22
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Don't get me wrong, the acting and story was great, but I can't handle drug movies (except Requiem for a Dream), they skeeve me out too much. However, Leonardo DiCaprio is brilliant in this film.

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6 years, 7 months ago at Feb 1 16:15
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Jim Carroll: First, it's a Saturday night thing when you feel cool like a gangster or a rockstar- just something to kill the boredom, you know? They call it a chipie, a small habbit. It feels so good, you start doing it on Tuesdays... then Thursdays... then it's got you. Every wise ass punk on the block says it won't happen to them, but it does.

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Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Release date: 21 April 1995
UPC: 780063589925
Tags: Drama (23), Drugs (19), Biography (15), Crime (12), Basketball (10), Prostitution (9), 1995 (9), New York (8), High School (7), 1990s (6), Writer (6), Based On True Story (5), Based On Novel (5), Violence (5), Wheelchair (5), Male Prostitution (4), Wrath (4), Drug Use (4), Based On A True Story (4), Drink (4)
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