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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    Ted Demme Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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

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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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    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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    added by KerryKilbrideMaller David Gordon Green

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    Jonas Åkerlund Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    Ridley Scott Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And 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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    Danny Leiner Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.

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

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

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

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

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    Todd Phillips Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.

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

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

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    added by SuzannaSimeone Neil Burger

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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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    Steve Carr Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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

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    Tony Scott Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Marijuana.

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    Julie Taymor Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis, Morphine.

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    Dennis Hopper Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And LSD.

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    added by oceanforever7 Neil Armfield

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    Doug Liman Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Marijuana And Cocaine.

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    Michael Blieden Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    added by VisualSubterfuge Lou Adler, Tommy Chong

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    Guy Ritchie Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin.

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

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    Marek Kanievska Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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    Alex Proyas Drugs Portrayed: Morphine.

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