Rated: R for language throughout, drug use throughout, nudity, some graphic sexuality and strong brutal/grisly violence
Running time: 2 hr 11 min
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro, Blake Lively, John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Emile Hirsch
Plot: Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone adapts author Don Winslow’s best-selling novel into this all-star ensemble crime drama about a pair of peaceful, Laguna Beach marijuana dealers who are targeted for extortion by a ruthless Mexican cartel. When the cartel kidnaps the pairs mutual friend and threatens to kill the her unless they comply, the desperate pot dealers enlist the aid of a shady DEA agent to try and avert a tragedy.