Dope Synopsis
A critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT.
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Movie Reviews

Positively something different

By Christianii
I really enjoyed this movie. It doesn't take itself too seriously, but looks at a serious issue with American social inequalities, prejudices, perceptions, violence, etc... Its not heavy on the...

Something Special

By Drumgurl26
What can I say about this movie, to give you an idea of how great it is. As far as movies go, it has that same kind of magic that Boyz N the Hood had, it's a little darker than Friday, but really...

Timeless piece of work

By koocius
It starts with such lovable characters. Even the ones that appear to be stereotypical gangsters. It is so funny and endearing and the movie gets real in such power ways. It touches you and speaks to...

Horrible Movie

By msdancer06
I have to say, I was completely disappointed and wish I chose to watch a different movie. The reviews praising this movie were very misleading. The beginning and end were good and addressed some of...


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By disn4288
this movie was awful we even left the cinema. I would not suggest seeing it the acting was horrible and I didn't care for the writing....

Good Movie

By sulmah
I appreciate the fact that the film addressed several social issues youth face growing up in urban America. The film is both creative and funny....


By jamap356
Dope.... In every sense of the word.. Went in with low expectations, and left blown away... " if I was white, would you even ask" best line ever...

DOPE - Was like, Wooohooo!!

By mindhealth04200
DOPE is a brilliantly well-made movie! Very engrossing all through; well-written script, brilliant up-and-coming young actors, innate messages (about drugs and it's entrenched, and embedded effects...

Slippery Slope

By bartlettjon
Can African American high senior Malcolm find his way out of Inglewood and into Harvard via Six Flags and a brief stop at Randy's Donuts? An exceptional student must navigate that slippery slope....

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Rated R | For Sexuality/Nudity, All Involving Teens, Language, Drug Content and Some Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Brilliant, mature coming-of-age story explores race, class.
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