R | | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Matthew McConaughey lost 47 pounds for his role as an AIDS patient. Newspapers said he was "terribly gaunt" and "wasting away to skin and bones."
I got one... one life, right? Mine. But I want someone else's sometimes.
When Ron returns from Japan, he goes into the men's restroom to inject himself. After injecting himself, he falls off the anachronistic automatic flush toilet.
By Portugal. The Man
$260,865 (USA) (3 November 2013)
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