Michael Douglas plays Robert Wakefield, the newly appointed US drug czar hired to head the nation’s ongoing war against drugs. An impressive supporting cast brings to life parallel stories detailing separate  involvements with drug trafficking and use.

  • Starring: Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Director(s): Steven Soderbergh
  • Producer(s): Cameron Jones, Graham King, Andreas Klein, Mike Newell, Richard Solomon
  • Screenwriter(s): Simon Moore, Stephen Gaghan
  • Distributor: USA Films
  • Animal Coordinator: San Diego and Nogales Border Patrols
  • Release Date: Friday, January 05, 2001

Featured Animal Action

The San Diego and Nogales Border Patrols appear in the film with their troop of K-9 dogs. The dogs simulate their standard procedure of sniffing and searching for drugs. AHA was not on set to monitor the animal action but believes that our Guidelines were followed, earning the film a Believed Acceptable rating.