• Released
  • November 1, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 57 min
  • Documentary
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Dallas Buyers Club Synopsis
AIDS patient Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) smuggles medicine into the United States.
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100

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Dallas Buyers Club is one of the best pictures of the year.
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100

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Dallas Buyers Club represents the best of what independent film on a limited budget can achieve — powerful, enlightening and not to be...
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100

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
What's remarkable about Dallas Buyers Club is its lack of sentimentality. The movie, like its star, is all angles and elbows, earning its...
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100

Variety

By Peter Debruge
The film manages to educate without ever feeling didactic, and to entertain in the face of what would, to any other character, seem like a...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This classic tale of a little guy taking on giants benefits from being essentially true, and from accomplished filmmaking, but most of all...
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90

Time

By Richard Corliss
This is a bold, drastic and utterly persuasive inhabiting of a doomed fighter by a performer who has graduated from the shirtless rom-com...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
What distinguishes Borten and Wallack’s screenplay is its refusal to sentimentalize by providing humbling epiphanies to set Ron on the...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
McConaughey makes sure we feel his tenacity and triumphs in the treatment of AIDS. His explosive, unerring portrayal defines what makes an...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Through its detailed depiction of the lead character and McConaughey's outstanding portrayal, Dallas Buyers Club enlightens compellingly...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
It's been 20 years since Tom Hanks put a movie star's face on the AIDS crisis in "Philadelphia." Since then, Hollywood has largely ignored...
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Rated R | For Nudity, Drug Use, Pervasive Language and Some Strong Sexual Content
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Grim, intense movie tells a powerful, relevant true story.
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