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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  1. 1
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    Ray Liotta, Rachel Griffiths, Jaime King Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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  2. 2
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    Christina Ricci, Debbie Reynolds, Benicio del Toro Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Mescaline, LSD, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Ether, Amyl Nitrate, Opium, Hashish, Hash Oil, Adrenochrome .

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    Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Griffin Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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    Ellen Burstyn, Marlon Wayans, Jared Leto Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cannabis, MDMA, Uppers

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    Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Opium, Ecstasy, Amphetamines, Valium, Hashish, Morphine, Diamorphine, Cyclozine, Codeine, Temazepam, Nitrazepam, Phenobarbitone, Sodium Amytal, Dextropropoxyphene, Methadone,

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  6. 6
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    Paul Muni, Boris Karloff, Karen Morley Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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  7. 7
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    Jon Favreau filmography, Shea Whigham, Spike Jonze

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  8. 8
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    Ben Affleck, Renée Zellweger, Rory Cochrane Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD

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    Amber Heard, Ken Jeong, Bill Hader

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  10. 10
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    Al Jolson, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Pills.

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  11. 11
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    Willie Nelson, Jon Stewart, Tracy Morgan Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack And Heroin.

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  12. 12
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    Chris Tucker, Ice Cube, Bernie Mac Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Pcp.

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  13. 13
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    Huntz Hall, Dick Elliott, Stanley Clements

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., RZA, Roger Bart Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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  15. 15
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    Brittany Murphy, Debbie Harry, Mena Suvari Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    John Savident, Patrick Magee, Margaret Tyzack Drugs Portrayed: Several Fictional Drugs In The Form Of A Milk cocktail Called Moloko Plus.

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    Shaun Majumder, Jordan Prentice, John Cho Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.

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    Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Michael Rapaport Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cocaine, Cannabis.

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    Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Robert De Niro

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    Brian Cox, Lynda Carter, Marisa Coughlan Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushrooms, LSD.

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    Ethan Hawke, Dr. Dre, Tom Berenger Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, And Pcp.

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    Stacy Keach, Ellen Barkin, Tom Skerritt

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    Benicio del Toro, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Crack Cocaine.

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    Beah Richards, Max Perlich, Grace Zabriskie Drugs Portrayed: Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Morphine, Amphetamines, Diazepam, And Cocaine.

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    Holly Hunter, Evan Rachel Wood, Sarah Clarke Drugs Portrayed: Inhalants

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    Robert Downey Sr., Julianne Moore, Nina Hartley Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And Methamphetamine.

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    Paul Williams, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Frank Military Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis And Peyote.

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    Harmony Korine, Jon Abrahams, Sarah Henderson Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Nitrous Oxide, MDMA, Cocaine And Ghb

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    Adam Pascal, Annabeth Gish, Jason Segel Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Oxycodone, And Marijuana.

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    Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.

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    Seu Jorge, Gero Camilo, Jonathan Haagensen Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis And Cocaine.

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    Dwight Yoakam, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Glenn Howerton Drugs Portrayed: Fictional Drug Beijing cocktail, Cocaine, Epinephrine, "Hardcore Haitian Plant S**t", Methamphetamine And Cannabis.

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    Amber Heard, Alex Kingston, Amanda Seyfried Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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    Dylan McDermott, Natasha Lyonne, Marilyn Manson Drugs Portrayed: Crack/Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA, LSD And Ketamine.

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Larenz Tate, Charles S. Dutton Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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

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    Paz de la Huerta, Gaspar Noé, Akira Kuzuki Tobbaco, Dmt, Caffiene, your mommas p***y juice. 

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    Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Luke Davies

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    Karen Black, Warren Finnerty, Jack Nicholson Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine And LSD.

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    Judd Nelson, Wesley Snipes, Mario Van Peebles Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nicolas Cage Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Carlos Santana, Pete Townshend, Stephen Stills Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, LSD, And Other Psychedelics.

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

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    Mila Kunis, Samantha Torres, Angelina Jolie Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Eddie Izzard, Bono, Evan Rachel Wood Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis, Morphine.

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    Christopher Walken, Gary Oldman, Christian Slater Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Marijuana.

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    Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Channing Tatum

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    Doug Benson Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Fairuza Balk, Frances McDormand, Philip Seymour Hoffman Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Vicodin, LSD And Quaaludes.

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    Bai Ling, Ernie Hudson, Jon Polito Drugs Portrayed: Morphine.

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