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2013 | R | Drama True Story

In 1986, Ron Woodroof, a tough Texas electrician, is diagnosed with AIDS and is given six months to live. Frustrated with the lack of available medical options and unwilling to accept a death sentence... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, November 1, 2013

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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Matthew McConaughey
Ron Woodroof
Jennifer Garner
Dr. Eve Saks
Steve Zahn
Tucker
Denis O'Hare
Dr. Sevard
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DIRECTOR

Jean-Marc Vallee

Screenwriter

Chase Palmer
Craig Borten
Melissa Wallach

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Rating MPAA

R for pervasive language, some strong sexual content, nudity and drug use

Storyline

In 1986, Ron Woodroof, a tough Texas electrician, is diagnosed with AIDS and is given six months to live. Frustrated with the lack of available medical options and unwilling to accept a death sentence, Woodroof finds a lifeline using alternative drugs and creates a lucrative smuggling business that makes the drugs available to AIDS patients. Woodroof dies in 1992.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on a true story.
  • Jared Leto would play a flamboyant cross-dresser with HIV who helps Woodroof. At one point, Gael Garcia Bernal circled the role but never reached the dealmaking stage.

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