Weeds
Weeds (1987)

In this film, based on a true story, convicted criminal Lee Umstetter (Nick Nolte) is sentenced to life in San Quentin prison, with no possibility of parole. Despairing at his interminable sentence, Lee spends his time reading and educating… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 16, 1987
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Weeds tells a story as old as the movies -- the rags-to-riches saga of a troupe of theatrical amateurs who bring their show to Broadway -- but it tells it with such a distinctive style, such a curious mixture of pathos and offhand wit, that it works.

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Leo L
Phenomenal.