Movie Classic: The Man Behind Blow Released From Prison After 20 Years in Jail

Published On June 2, 2014 | By admin | Local & Worldwide News

George Jung — the prolific cocaine smuggler portrayed by Johnny Depp in the movie “Blow” — has been released from prison after serving almost 20 years behind bars — and TMZ has a pic of his first moments of freedom.

Jung (now 71-years-old) was doing time at FCI Fort Dix in New Jersey and was supposed to be released in November … but for some reason the ex-drug smuggler got out early

George Jung Released From Prison

For those of you who haven’t seen the movie … Jung was one of the biggest coke dealers of the ’70s and ’80s — and was said to be responsible for roughly 89% of cocaine smuggled into the country at the time.

Sources tell us Jung is being released to a half-way house on the West Coast … where he’ll receive help transitioning back into society.

Credit Source: TMZ

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