The Boost (1988)

Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost".

  • Harold Becker

  • Darryl Ponicsan
  • Ben Stein

Release Date: 1988-12-23
TMDb: 5.5/10
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 95
  • Budget: $8,000,000
  • Revenue: $784,990
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