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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    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Mescaline, LSD, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Ether, Amyl ...

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    added by MichelleBee Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cannabis, MDMA, Uppers

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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    Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Opium, Ecstasy, Amphetamines, Valium, Hashish, Morphine, Diamorphine, ...

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    Jean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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    added by Clark Benson Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill

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    Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD

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    added by KerryKilbrideMaller Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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    Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Pcp.

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    Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Jon Stewart Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack And Heroin.

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Pills.

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    Huntz Hall, Dick Elliott, Stanley Clements

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    Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Carla Gugino Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Ryan Reynolds, Malin Åkerman, Neil Patrick Harris Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.

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    Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke Drugs Portrayed: Several Fictional Drugs In The Form Of A Milk cocktail Called Moloko Plus.

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cocaine, Cannabis.

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    Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs Drugs Portrayed: Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Morphine, Amphetamines, Diazepam, And Cocaine.

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    Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed Drugs Portrayed: Inhalants

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    Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Crack Cocaine.

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    Lynda Carter, Jim Gaffigan, Brian Cox Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushrooms, LSD.

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    added by SuzannaSimeone Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Bruce Lee

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    Jason Segel, Devon Sawa, Matthew Lillard Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Oxycodone, And Marijuana.

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    Julianne Moore, Heather Graham, Mark Wahlberg Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And Methamphetamine.

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    Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis And Peyote.

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    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, And Pcp.

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    Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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    Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam Drugs Portrayed: Fictional Drug Beijing cocktail, Cocaine, Epinephrine, "Hardcore Haitian ...

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    Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Harmony Korine Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Nitrous Oxide, MDMA, Cocaine And Ghb

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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.

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    Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Chloë Sevigny Drugs Portrayed: Crack/Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA, LSD And Ketamine.

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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    Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Mary Sheyla Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis And Cocaine.

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    added by VisualSubterfuge Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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    added by BraedynMills Paz de la Huerta, Gaspar Noé, Sara Stockbridge Tobbaco, Dmt, Caffiene, your mommas p***y juice. 

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    Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Michael Rapaport Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Chris Rock, Judd Nelson, Ice-T Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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    Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis, Morphine.

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    added by oceanforever7 Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush

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

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    Doug Benson Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis, Faye Dunaway Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Marijuana.

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    Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And LSD.

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    Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, LSD, And Other Psychedelics.

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    Katie Holmes, Timothy Olyphant, Jane Krakowski Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Marijuana And Cocaine.

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Jon Polito Drugs Portrayed: Morphine.

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    Gerard Butler, Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin.

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    added by SuzannaSimeone Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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