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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Movie Information

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215

Avg. Rating:

3.25/4

# of Ratings:

118

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/22/2013

DVD Release:

02/04/2014

Director:

Jean-Marc Vallée

Actors:

Matthew McConaughey
Jared Leto
Jennifer Garner
Steve Zahn
Griffin Dunne
Dallas Roberts

 

 

 

 

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In 1986, Texas electrician Ron Woodroof was diagnosed as HIV positive and found it nearly impossible dealing with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies in finding proper treatment. Seeing no other alternative, he came up with his own solution, and helped many HIV-positive people like him in the process. -- Chris Kavan

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Gabe 12/29/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This is an "actors' movie." The acting was phenomenal! Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto absolutely deserve their Oscars. However, despite the heavy lifting that those two, and really the whole cast do, I felt like this could've been better. That's on the screenwriter and the director. It's not a bad movie, in fact it's really good, but it just felt like something was missing. In some spots, I felt like the movie went by too fast, in others, I felt like it just dragged on. However, I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Ian 09/25/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2/4 

Average film about finding connections after a life changing transformation. It is supposedly about modern enlightenment and how although we are divided, we can all come together. The main character is a chauvinistic redneck who learns to dispel his negative bigotry about other's sexual preferences and unite them in finding a cure which has been withheld by the inefficient FDA.

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Matthew Brady 01/05/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Matthew McConaughey weight loss in the movie was shocking.Dallas Buyers Club. I used to hate Matthew McConaughey because of his old crappy movie but now He is the new Johnny Depp, the acting and the directing was brilliant and I have no nick picks or any other Bad things to say I think the movie works well with the script and the cast. and this movie will get a 4/4 star's "Great movie go see it now".

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  Yojimbo
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12/04/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Dallas Buyer's Club" by Yojimbo

A hard drinking, womanising, homophobic Texan is diagnosed with HIV in the 1980s and goes on to champion alternative treatments in the face of strong opposition from the establishment. Once again Matthew McCaunaghey shows his true mettle with yet another great performance as the initially obnoxious red neck who learns tolerance and acceptance when confronted with the object of his derision; in this case AIDS victims and homosexuals in general. It makes for an engaging tragi-comic true life story that exposes the corruption of the FDA's practice of banning all alternative treatments, despite the fact that the medication they approved was highly toxic and showed questionable results, because of the financial incentives of the big pharmaceutical companies. Jean Marc Vallee shows an effective...

Rating of
3/4 

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  MikePA
MikePA
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01/30/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Damn! Matthew McConaughey is on a fucking roll. Ghost of Girlfriend's Past, back in 2009, must have been a bump to his head: "Hello! Are you in there!? You're better than this, dude!" So he is, and films he's made since than including Mud, Bernie, The Lincoln Lawyer, and Dallas Buyers Club certainly prove it. I also hear he's very good in the show True Detective. I haven't seen it yet but I plan to watch it.

Dallas Buyers Club is a slow film, slightly flawed and occasionally poorly constructed, but it's consistently compelling due to the two lead performances delivered by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. This whole film, which deals with fairly disturbing and dense subject matter, rests entirely on McConaughey's shoulders, and he nails it, bringing dark and provocative work with oc...

Rating of
3/4 

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  smeagol
smeagol
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01/06/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

First class acting first class movie

Really good movie with some great acting Matthew McConaughey just gets better and better as he gets older. he is hard to recognize in this role with the weight loss he done for the role. he really looked awful in many scenes with first class acting all the way.
Based on the true story. mathhew plays a straight guy dying of aids who has been given 30 days to live. rather than sit in a corner and die. he seeks out medicine to help and ends up becoming a drug dealer selling the medicine to those who need it as the powers that be wont supply it. its the story of his battle with them and all he has to go through to fight the system as well as stay alive. The friendship he builds with the cross dresser is a big highlight of the movie. This movie shows the dark side of life the things most of ...

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3.5/4 

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