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Intoxicating (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 11 January 2003 (USA)
Dorian Shanley, is a heart surgeon who abuses alcohol and drugs. Dorian trades stolen pharmaceuticals for cocaine , provided by his best friend and enabler, Teddy. While Dorian's life and ... See full summary »

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Mark David

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Mark David (story), Kirk Harris (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kirk Harris ... Dr. Dorian Shanley
John Savage ... William Shanley
Eric Roberts ... Teddy
Camilla Overbye Roos Camilla Overbye Roos ... Anna Michelzewski
Joanne Baron ... Dr. Eilene Preminger
D.W. Brown ... Dr. Micheal Tuuri
Ron Gilbert ... Officer John Connor
Allan Rich ... Micheal Reilly
Laurie Baranyay ... Megan Foster
Michael Dalmon Michael Dalmon ... Jerry
Christina Carson ... Nurse Amy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marie Black Marie Black ... Katie
Art Chudabala ... William Stanley's Doctor
Trevor Hale Trevor Hale ... Man in Bathroom
Susanna Harter ... Susan Walker
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Dorian Shanley, is a heart surgeon who abuses alcohol and drugs. Dorian trades stolen pharmaceuticals for cocaine , provided by his best friend and enabler, Teddy. While Dorian's life and career take a nosedive, Shanley numbs the pain of losing his father, William Shanley, to a form of Alzheimer's common in prizefighters. To further complicate circumstances, Dorian falls in love with his girlfriend's best friend from college, Anna. The film follows Shanley through a maze of pharmacies, clubs and binges and surgeries, into the heart of drug abuse. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ethismos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,480, 5 November 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$192,000, 31 July 2005
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1.85 : 1
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Round My Way
Lyrics by Coolio (as Ivey) / Senen Reyes (as Reyes) / Hollis / Dylan Berry (as Berry)
Music by Mark David (as David) / William Tabanou (as Tabanou) (NBS)
Published by DT Pinstripe (ASCAP)
Performed by NBS, Edward Harris Roth, Coolio, Senen Reyes (as Sen Dog) & Dylan Berry (as Dylan Barry)
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Just watch the trailer
29 October 2006 | by sinjacSee all my reviews

Don't bother watching the movie. The trailer is the best part. The rest is just filler party and bar scenes and little dialog. Don't even bother to turn on subtitles because most of the dialog is just "heh baby" or "heh sweetheart".

The only suspense in this movie was wondering if Dr Shanley has a cleaning service. There was vomit on the bed linens when he went to the ER. When he returned home the rumpled bed linens were the same but the vomit was gone.

The film could have been condensed to 30minutes are less. I suppose this isn't the worst film I've seen--since I did stay with it till the end, but it ranks pretty low.


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