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Synopsis:

In mid-1980s Texas, electrician Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is stunned to learn that he has AIDS. Though told that he has just 30 days left to live, Woodroof refuses to give in to despair. He seeks out alternative therapies and smuggles unapproved drugs into the U.S. from wherever he can find them. Woodroof joins forces with a fellow AIDS patient (Jared Leto) and begins selling the treatments to the growing number of people who can’t wait for the medical establishment to save them.

Awards:

Academy Awards record

  1. Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey)
  2. Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto)
  3. Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews)

Golden Globe Awards record

  1. Best Actor – In a Motion Picture – Drama (Matthew McConaughey)
  2. Best Supporting Actor – In a Motion Picture (Jared Leto)

Screen Actors Guild Awards record

  1. Best Male Actor in a Leading Role (Matthew McConaughey)
  2. Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Jared Leto)