7.1/10
274
10 user 4 critic

Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 27 February 1983
A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

Director:

Paul Wendkos

Writers:

David Goldsmith (story), Barry Schneider (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Team-Mates (1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Vicki Mason, a high school senior, decides to prove a point by trying out for the school football team

Director: Steven Jacobson
Stars: Karen Corrado, Max Goff, Christopher Seppe
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A veteran cop with more than twenty years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco, California.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins
The New Kids (1985)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader
Kojak (1973–1978)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson
Greasy Lake (Video 1988)
Short | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Summer vacation's just started and three 19-year-old friends decide on a night out cruising, heading for Greasy Lake outside L.A. It turns out more eventful than they expected. (30 min.)

Director: Damian Harris
Stars: Eric Stoltz, James Spader, Tegan West
A Killer in the Family (TV Movie 1983)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron
Stars: Robert Mitchum, James Spader, Lance Kerwin
Family Secrets (TV Movie 1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Three generations of women spend an emotional weekend that will change them forever.

Director: Jack Hofsiss
Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Stefanie Powers, Melissa Gilbert
The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange
Starcrossed (TV Movie 1985)
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An alien woman is running from a deadly enemy and tries to hide on Earth where she meets a young mechanic, who helps her to get back home and to fight for the freedom of her people.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom
Stars: James Spader, Belinda Bauer, Peter Kowanko
The Family Tree (TV Series 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A divorced woman with three children - one of them deaf - marries a divorced man with a son of his own, and they must find a way for everyone to get along.

Stars: Anne Archer, Frank Converse, Martin Hewitt
Intimate Strangers (TV Movie 1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The pressures of problems at home and at work are taking a tremendous toll on a middle-aged husband, and he begins to take it out on his wife.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Dennis Weaver, Sally Struthers, Tyne Daly
Jaws 2 (1978)
Adventure | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Weaver ... Eddie Gant
Karen Grassle ... Barbara Gant
Pamela Bellwood ... Robin Barstowe
James Spader ... Buddy Gant
David Ackroyd ... Bruce Neumann
Jeffrey Tambor ... Mort Broome
Richard Venture Richard Venture ... Dan Hatten
Dennis Howard Dennis Howard ... Jack Brayler
Ted Le Plat ... Tad Voss (as Ted LePlat)
Dennis Robertson Dennis Robertson ... Stu
Terry Wills Terry Wills ... Zacker
Kieu Chinh ... Mrs. Marchais
Denise Crosby ... Teller
Bill Dearth ... Bob
Stephen Keep Mills ... Emergency Room Doctor (as Stephen Keep)
Edit

Storyline

A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cocain See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Who's This?!
27 October 2002 | by supersalsantosSee all my reviews

McCloud ditches stetson and tin flute for funky '80's leather-Jackson-jacket as old Mr Charles begins to burn a hole in his fashion sense as well as pocket. A tour-de-force performance by Dennis Weaver as dead-beat real estate loser Eddie Gant, transformed into a Caddy-driving high-roller thanks to Bolivia's finest export until inevitable excess leads to a pathetic, whimpering finale, a hospitalised Weaver unable to look his family in the eye whilst bubbling, "I'm so ashamed. I'm so ashamed!" Marvelous!


12 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed