Kid Cannabis

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KID CANNABIS is the true story of an Idaho teen dropout who builds a multimillion-dollar marijuana ring by trafficking drugs through the woods across the Canadian border. But his pursuit of the high life - complete with girls, guns, and vicious rival drug lords - may leave this ex-pizza boy in way over his head. (C) Well Go USA

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Jonathan Brown
as Nate Norman
Ron Perlman
as Barry Lerner
Aaron Yoo
as Brendan Butler
John C. McGinley
as John Grefard
Corey Large
as Giovanni Mendiola
Kieran Large
as Mike Hunt
Merritt Patterson
as Nicole Greffard
Paul Johansson
as Detective Morgan
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  • Apr 26, 2014
    John Stockwell's Kid Cannabis is an entertaining drama with a few comedic elements about a high school dropout who made millions selling marijuana. Although this is far from a perfect film, and in fact it's really a standard drama where a guy risks everything to make a quick buck, only to lose it in the end. We've seen this type of formula before, and it's a bit predictable. Despite this, I really like the film and thought it boasted some impressive performances as well. Overall this is a good movie, with a good story, good direction and effective performances, this is a worthwhile film to watch if you enjoy a rise and fall story. The film doesn't cover new ground, but is a worthy viewing due to the fact that it's a little different that your standard "drug dealer film" because of the fact that the lead character deals in marijuana. At first the film starts off a bit slow, with a fun atmosphere, but it slowly turns up, and it becomes a much darker film as it moves along. This is among John Stockwell's best films and I liked how he tackled the subject. Even if the film is predictable, Kid Cannabis is nonetheless an entertaining ride that is aided with a good cast of talented actors that are very good on-screen. If you enjoy the genre, you might like this, like I said, it doesn't break new ground, but is a good addition to the genre and there are quite a few memorable moments. With a fine mix of drama, a few comedic bits and thrills, Kid Cannabis is worth seeing if you have nothing else better to watch.
    Alex r Super Reviewer

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