The House I Live In Synopsis
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki adds up the true cost of America's so-called war on drugs.
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too repetitive

By chermysanskawallahilla
the main ideas in the film are solid, but the film just goes on and on and on covering the same sentiments and anecdotes, repeatedly. Also, the more interesting questions are simply left largely...

The House I Live In

By kmartin108
Please see this compelling documentary. Mass incarcerations from the drug war may well be the most critical issue facing our country at this time. The humanitarian and economic consequences are far...

It was ok - seemed like a tv special

By AmandaWhurlitzer
I thought the movie was ok - but I was bored after about 30 minutes. Like another reviewer mentioned, it was repetitive, and repeated to much of the same information over and over again. There was...

The House I live In

By keivamorgan
This film was very informative for the persons who had no knowledge of the impact of drugs, full circle. This is my life, the part that I try not to dwell on. Drug rehabilatation centers were not...

Jon Stewart Reco

By shawngauthier
After seeing the filmmaker on the Daily Show, I was impressed by Jon Stewart's high praise. This is a very smart, startling look at the US War On Drugs. Well paced, beautifully shot, and often...

The Intouchables

By nyjones9
a great see film......

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Powerful film takes aim at the U.S. War on Drugs.
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DRINKING & DRUGS