By Matthew COOKE


Documentary - Completed 2012

Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.

& Awards

Tromso IFF 2013
Competition Program
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Matthew COOKE
    • Writer(s)
    • Matthew COOKE, Grant JOLLY
    • Producer(s)
    • Robin C. GARVICK, Adrian GRENIER, Bert MARCUS
    • Synopsis
    • Delving as deep as possible into the black market of the global drug trade industry, HOW TO MAKE MONEY SELLING DRUGS provides staggering statistics, shocking stories from those who have dedicated themselves to the business and offers diverse perspectives on the subject from interviews with The Wire producer David Simon, Arianna Huffington, Woody Harrelson, Eminem, Susan Sarandon and former drug enforcement officers. The feature documentary includes candid interviews from notorious drug dealers, including famed drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross, who reveal the best-kept secrets of the industry. After making a name for themselves by successfully building a career out of selling drugs, these masters of the trade provide tongue-n-cheek commentary and a step by step guide on how to easily earn up to $1,000 an hour in one of the most dangerous industries in the world. Watch and learn how to maximize your profits, create a solid client base, avoid authorities and even go from a mere pawn to a drug lord. In presenting a step by step guide on how to go from street dealer to drug lord, the documentary reveals how public policy actually entices Americans into dealing drugs.