Character: Chon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Written by: Oliver Stone, Don Winslow, Shane Salerno

Produced by: Moritz Borman, Eric Copeloff

Cast Members: Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio del Toro, Salma Hayek

Released date: July 6, 2012

Genre: Crime, Thriller

California entrepreneurs Ben (Aaron Johnson) and Chon (Taylor Kitsch) run a lucrative business raising marijuana and share a one-of-a-kind love with beautiful O (Blake Lively). Life in Laguna Beach is idyllic for them, until Elena (Salma Hayek), the merciless leader of the Mexican Baja Cartel, moves in and demands a piece of the action. However, Elena underestimates the trio's unbreakable bond, and with the help of a shady DEA agent (John Travolta), Ben, Chon and O go to war.


  • Young. Beautiful. Deadly.


  • Taylor Kitsch received training from real Navy SEALs as a part of his preparation for the film.
  • Taylor Kitsch performed his own stunts.

Character’s Quotes

  • You’re already dead. You’re dead from the moment you’re born. If you can accept that, you can accept anything.
  • Adrenaline is natures way of telling you ‘don’t fuck up.’
  • Grow up Ben. You don’t change the world, it changes you.
  • I think, basically, you want us to eat your shit and call it caviar.
Script developed by Never Enough Design