• Released
  • April 15, 2011
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Documentary
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Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja Synopsis
Filmmakers examine Miami's marijuana-smuggling culture of the 1970s and 1980s.
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Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
If "Cocaine Cowboys" was an epic, ironic yarn of murder and madness and the building of a boomtown built largely on drug money, Square...
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Corben has done an impressive amount of journalistic research that will be of particular interest to South Florida audiences. Every time...
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Relying heavily on old network newscasts, Corben introduces a collection of colorful characters who just want to get stoned.
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60

Village Voice

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Square Grouper's admirably backhanded inquiry into the social and economic costs of weed criminalization extends far beyond the...
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40

Time Out New York

If violence ever comes into the picture-and considering the illegal millions made from trafficking, it strains credulity to imply it...
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40

The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
The film mixes period footage with visually unappealing contemporary interviews. If you're expecting voluble, outsize personalities with...
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40

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Think of it as the cinematic equivalent of a buzz-kill.
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Rated R | For some involving children and images of drug use