Mr. Untouchable (2007) - Movie Details
October 26, 2007 (Limited)
Rated R for pervasive drug content, strong language, some violent images and brief nudity
The true-life story of a Harlem's notorious Nicky Barnes, a junkie turned multimillionaire drug-lord, "Mr. Untouchable" takes its audience deep inside the heroin industry of the 1970s. The most powerful black drug kingpin in New York City history, Barnes came from humble beginnings to make himself and his comrades rich beyond their wildest dreams, ultimately reaching national infamy in 1977 when the New York Times put him on the front cover of their magazine with...
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It's Thursday night, and Mr. Untouchable
comes out tomorrow in limited theaters. Having just watched the fictional We Own the Night
, about New York drug dealers, I guess I'm on a drug fix because Mr. Untouchable
is a documentary that looks at the rise and eventual fall of Nicky Barnes, a druggie who turned into a Harlem kingpin in the 1970's.
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