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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    Alex Cox More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.
  2. 52
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    Lou Adler, Tommy Chong More
    added by: VisualSubterfuge
  3. 53
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    Alan Parker More
    Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.
  4. 54
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    Richard Donner More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Heroin.
  5. 55
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    Otto Preminger More
    added by: MichelleCastro
    "Drugs Portrayed: Heroin." Frank Sinatra is amazing as a heroin addict named Frankie ... more
  6. 56
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    William Friedkin More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  7. 57
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    Art Linson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.
  8. 58
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    Franc. Reyes More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cannabis.
  9. 59
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    D.J. Caruso More
    added by: StacyCrazeegurlMauffray
    Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.
  10. 60
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    Robert Markowitz More
  11. 61
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    Jonathan Kaplan More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
  12. 62
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    David Veloz More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  13. 63
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    Louis J. Gasnier More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.
  14. 64
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    Antonis Stelianesis More
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  15. 65
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    Jan Kounen More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine
  16. 66
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  17. 67
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    Nick Love More
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    Lifestyle of a Drug Dealer in te 80'sDrugs Portrayed: Cocain, Marijuana, Hashis 
  18. 68
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    Benny Boom More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana.
  19. 69
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    Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi More
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  20. 70
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    Arie Posin More
    added by: Princess2891
  21. 71
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    Abel Ferrara More
    Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.
  22. 72
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    Mark Robson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Barbiturates
  23. 73
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    Paul McGuigan More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.
  24. 74
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    David Cronenberg More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.
  25. 75
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    Richard Linklater More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.
  26. 76
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    Spike Lee More
    Drugs Portrayed: Glue
  27. 77
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    Joshua Marston More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
  28. 78
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    Billy Corben More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.
  29. 79
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    Spike Lee More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, MDMA.
  30. 80
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    Uli Edel More
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  31. 81
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    Roger Avary More
    Drugs Portrayed: Mushrooms, Cocaine, LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana And MDMA.
  32. 82
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    Michael Winterbottom More
    Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis
  33. 83
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    Roger Corman More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Marijuana.
  34. 84
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    Antonis Stelianesis More
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  35. 85
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    Harold Becker More
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    Cocaine
  36. 86
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    Greg Harrison More
    Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, MDMA, Nitrous, LSD And Marijuana.
  37. 87
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    Larry Clark More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  38. 88
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    Ken Russell More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.
  39. 89
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    Paul Verhoeven More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.
  40. 90
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    Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes More
    Drugs Portrayed: Opium, Laudanum And Absinthe.
  41. 91
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    Joe Carnahan More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.
  42. 92
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    Slava Tsukerman More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
  43. 93
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    Ralph Bakshi More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.
  44. 94
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    Stephen T. Kay More
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  45. 95
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    John Jacobson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD.
  46. 96
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    Charles Band More
    added by: KyleFraser
    Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.
  47. 97
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    Christopher Nolan More
    Drugs Portrayed: A Fictional Hallucinogenic Gas.
  48. 98
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    David Lynch More
    Drugs Portrayed: Nitrous Oxide.
  49. 99
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    Billy Wirth More
    Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.
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    Jan Švankmajer More
    Drugs Portrayed: Amanita Muscaria.
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