Cocaine Cowboys

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Cocaine Cowboys (1979, USA) is a Drugs-Rock N' Roll-Crime-Drama film directed by Ulli Lommel.


Main Details

  • Released on October 5, 1979
  • Color
  • Running time: 87 minutes
  • Production Co.: Summa CGI | CMI (III) (associate producer) | Sound One Corporation (associate producer) (as Sound One Corp.)
  • Distribution Co.: International Harmony
  • Directed by Ulli Lommel
  • Written by Ulli Lommel, Spencer Compton, Tom Sullivan
  • Starring: Jack Palance, Andy Warhol, Tom Sullivan

Plot Summary

  • Dustin (Tom Sullivan) is the leader of a rock band on the brink of super-stardom. Until now they have juggled their music career with cocaine smuggling. The musicians, and their manager Raf (Jack Palance), wish to sever ties with organized-crime, leave the drug world behind and concentrate on music. However they are coerced into doing one last job for the Mob. They lose the $2 million of cocaine, and find themselves marked men unless they can fulfill their obligations.


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