Traffic

 2000 // Crime, Drama, Thriller // 147 min // R

Plot

 A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.

Director

  Steven Soderbergh

Cast

  Benicio Del Toro, Jacob Vargas, Andrew Chavez, Michael Saucedo

Rotten Tomatoes: 92

Metacritic: 86

IMDb: 7.6


Average: 84.7

What they're saying -

Soderbergh successfully pulls off the highly ambitious Traffic, a movie with three different stories and a very large cast. The issues of ethics are gray rather than black-and-white, with no clear-cut good guys. Terrific acting all around.