The Best Drug Movies of All Time Films
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The Best Drug Movies of All Time

List Criteria: FIlms where drugs are a central part of the story only. Vote up if you liked the movie and think it offered a good cinematic portrait of drug use

Top movies about drugs. When it comes to making a story "edgy," drugs are the weapon of choice in popular cinema. Be it pot movies, heroin films or any other type of drug, Hollywood has made a movie about it. This is a list of the best drug movies of all time, including films about drug dealers, drug traffickers, drug use, and drug abuse. It may not be all the drug films ever made, but these are the greatest. Vote for your favorite drug movie, or add any that you don't see listed..

For other interesting movie lists check out the cult movies, psychological thriller movies, college movies, and epic movie list.
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    Terry Gilliam Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Mescaline, LSD, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Ether, Amyl ...

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    added by MichelleBee Darren Aronofsky Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cannabis, MDMA, Uppers

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    Ted Demme Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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    Danny Boyle Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Opium, Ecstasy, Amphetamines, Valium, Hashish, Morphine, Diamorphine, ...

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    Quentin Tarantino Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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    added by Clark Benson Martin Scorsese

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    Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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    Richard Linklater Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD

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    Tamra Davis Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack And Heroin.

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    added by KerryKilbrideMaller David Gordon Green

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    F. Gary Gray Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Pcp.

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    William Beaudine

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    Martin Scorsese Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Pills.

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    Jonas Åkerlund Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    Ridley Scott Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Danny Leiner Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.

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    Stanley Kubrick Drugs Portrayed: Several Fictional Drugs In The Form Of A Milk cocktail Called Moloko Plus.

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    Scott Kalvert Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cocaine, Cannabis.

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    Gus Van Sant Drugs Portrayed: Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Morphine, Amphetamines, Diazepam, And Cocaine.

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    Catherine Hardwicke Drugs Portrayed: Inhalants

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    Steven Soderbergh Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Crack Cocaine.

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    Jay Chandrasekhar Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushrooms, LSD.

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    James Merendino Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Oxycodone, And Marijuana.

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    Oliver Stone Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis And Peyote.

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    Nick Cassavetes Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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    Antoine Fuqua Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, And Pcp.

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And Methamphetamine.

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    Mark Neveldine, Neveldine/Taylor, Brian Taylor Drugs Portrayed: Fictional Drug Beijing cocktail, Cocaine, Epinephrine, "Hardcore Haitian ...

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    added by BraedynMills Gaspar Noé Tobbaco, Dmt, Caffiene, your mommas p***y juice. 

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    Todd Phillips Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.

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    Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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    Mario Van Peebles Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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    Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato Drugs Portrayed: Crack/Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA, LSD And Ketamine.

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    added by oceanforever7 Neil Armfield

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    Larry Clark Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Nitrous Oxide, MDMA, Cocaine And Ghb

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    Julie Taymor Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis, Morphine.

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    Kátia Lund, Fernando Meirelles Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis And Cocaine.

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    Steve Carr Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Tommy Chong Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, LSD And Various Pills And Ajax

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    Michael Cristofer Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Tony Scott Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Marijuana.

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    added by VisualSubterfuge Lou Adler, Tommy Chong

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    Michael Blieden Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Dennis Hopper Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And LSD.

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    Guy Ritchie Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin.

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    Doug Liman Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Marijuana And Cocaine.

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    Michael Wadleigh Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, LSD, And Other Psychedelics.

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    Alex Proyas Drugs Portrayed: Morphine.

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    Alex Cox Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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