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The Boost

RomanceDrama18+ (R)19881h 35m
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#64702 Ranked Movie
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The Boost (1988)

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Romance Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19881h 35m

Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost".The Boost featuring Sean Young and James Woods is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a drama and romance movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.0 (2,167 votes).

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#64,702 Ranked Movie

#6499 Ranked in Romance Movies

#26669 Ranked in Drama Movies

The Boost has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.0 (2,167 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About The Boost

The Boost Overview

Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost".

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 35m

Extra Information

Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Dec 23, 1988
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