For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, cost over $1 Trillion, has made America the world's largest jailer and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. Yet, drugs are cheaper, purer and more available today than ever. Where did we go wrong and what is the path toward healing? Brought to you by award-winning filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and executive producers Brad Pitt, John Legend, Russell Simmons and Danny Glover, The House I Live In examines the effects of drug laws on everyone from the dealer and the grieving mother to the jailer and the federal judge inside America’s longest war. A FilmBuff Presentation.

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Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

406 Ratings

406 Ratings

94% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8/10
  • Fresh 58
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus:

16+ COMMON SENSE

Powerful film takes aim at the U.S. War on Drugs.

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Studio
FilmBuff
Genre
Documentary
Released

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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