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Mr. Untouchable is a documentary film distributed by Magnolia Pictures. This film was directed by Marc Levin, and it was produced by Mary Jane Robinson, Alex Gibney, Jason Kilot, Joana Vincente, Mark Cuban, Todd Wagner, Will Albright, and Emir Lewis. Mr. Untouchable stars Leroy Nicky Barnes, Don Ferrarone, Thelma Grant, and Carol Hawkins Williams. Also, this film is approximately 1 hour and 32 minutes long, and it has been rated R. This documentary is mainly focused around the life of the infamous Nicky Barnes. Nicky Barnes was the true symbol of the 1970s, when drug use and materialism was at its prime. All throughout his childhood, Nicky Barnes had only one goal set in his mind, and that was to become rich. He accomplished this goal by becoming a well-known drug dealer, claiming he had the best, top-notch heroin and cocaine in New York City. Then during 1970 through 1975, Nicky Barnes was the head of an underground organization called the Council. Plus, he was the most powerful and richest drug dealers in America, having some of the top drug peddlers working beneath him. Once the demand for cocaine and heroin began to sky rocket, Nicky Barnes quickly became a multimillionaire. Unfortunately, the more money he made, the more his pride would get the better of him. Being overly confident, Nicky Barnes starts to become more reckless and takes many unnecessary risks. Due to being so wealthy and having the status he had, Barnes felt that the police could not touch him. This feeling of being untouchable is ultimately what leads him to his downfall. In the end he has to turn to the FBI and roller over on his associates in order to save himself. This film goes deep into the drug scene and shows you how Nicky Barnes ran his drug operation. Viewers will be able to witness Nicky Barnes' rise to the top of his game and then watch as his world begins to crumble beneath his feet. This movie has ever-changing events, drama, crime, and action.