Traffic (2000)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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.



  • Ashton Kutcher at an event for Traffic (2000)
  • Antonio Sabato Jr. at an event for Traffic (2000)
  • Andie MacDowell at an event for Traffic (2000)
  • Catherine Zeta Jones stars as Helena Ayala
  • Andie MacDowell at an event for Traffic (2000)
  • Antonio Sabato Jr. at an event for Traffic (2000)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Steven Soderbergh


Simon Moore (miniseries Traffik), Stephen Gaghan (screenplay)

Did You Know?


Writer Stephen Gaghan originally planned to set the Wakefield family storylines in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. During his research, he determined that Cincinnati's bad neighborhoods looked worse than Louisville's, and would serve the finished film ... ...


Javier Rodriguez: Last night I had an ugly nightmare.
Manolo Sanchez: Oh yeah? What happened, man?


Inside the surveillance van, the time indicated on the wristwatch hanging up near Ray changes drastically between continuous shots.

Crazy Credits

Master of the 4-string Electric Bassius O' Phellius - Flea


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Crime | Drama | Thriller


Release Date:

5 January 2001


English, Spanish

Country of Origin

USA, Germany

Box Office


$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,517,549 (USA) (5 January 2001)


$124,115,725 (USA)

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