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Drugstore Cowboy

An electrifying movie about two couples who live together and travel around robbing hospitals and pharmacies, grabbing fistfuls of pills and capsules. A junkie version of 'Bonnie and Clyde' with a superb cast that includes Matt Dillon and Kelly Lynch and features a cameo from the one and only William S Burroughs.

Year: 1989
Genre: Drama, Cult Films / After Dark, Film Festivals 1990, High Times, Kate's Favourites, Black Humour, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Matt Dillon, James LeGros, Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, James Remar, William Burroughs
Duration: 97 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence, offensive language and drug use.
7.4/10
Location in store: Cult

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