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. 51
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    Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Kiedis Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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    added by SuzannaSimeone Ed Wynn, Sterling Holloway, Heather Angel

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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.

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    John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.

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    Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Xander Berkeley Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Heroin.

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    added by StacyCrazeegurlMauffray Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Peter Weller Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.

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    added by IoanaIfrim Paris Hilton, Val Kilmer, Christina Applegate Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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    Catalina Sandino Moreno, Patricia Rae, Jaime Osorio Gómez Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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  12. 62
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    Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Prozac

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    Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Sandra Oh Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    new! & added by ChrisMay Cheech and Chong's Next Movie

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    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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    Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm Drugs Portrayed: Opium, Laudanum And Absinthe.

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    Bill Murray, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Boyle Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.

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    Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette

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    Kevin McKidd, Maurice Roeves, Stephen McCole Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.

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    Rosetta LeNoire, Skip Hinnant, John McCurry Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.

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    Jessica Biel, Ian Somerhalder, Kate Bosworth Drugs Portrayed: Mushrooms, Cocaine, LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana And MDMA.

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    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis

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    Dave O'Brien, Carleton Young, Harry Harvey Jr. Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    added by Princess2891 Camilla Belle, Ralph Fiennes, Glenn Close

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    Anna Paquin, Rosario Dawson, Edward Norton Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, MDMA.

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    Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Paul Calderón Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.

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    added by ssf.582 Go Ask Alice William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips, Andy Griffith

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    new! & added by lolou Andrew Lincoln, John Simm, Danny Dyer Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And MDMA.

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    Alex Van Halen, Leeza Gibbons, Peter Weller Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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    RuPaul, Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard Drugs Portrayed: Glue

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    Denise Richards, Isabella Rossellini, John Leguizamo Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cannabis.

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    added by SuzannaSimeone U;Nee, Lee Min-woo, Kim Seung-hyun

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    added by AntonioCeric Georgina Chapman, Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan Lifestyle of a Drug Dealer in te 80'sDrugs Portrayed: Cocain, Marijuana, Hashis 

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    added by ahmet Jean Dujardin, Vahina Giocante, Jocelyn Quivrin Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine

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    Drugs Portrayed: Barbiturates

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    added by 2humble_ Mos Def, Lauren London, Donald Faison Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana.

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    Busta Rhymes, Ray Liotta, Jason Patric Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.

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    added by MichelleCastro Kim Novak, Frank Sinatra, Shorty Rogers "Drugs Portrayed: Heroin." Frank Sinatra is amazing as a heroin addict named Frankie ...

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    new! & added by shaebeer27 Kevin Pollak, Rip Torn, Thomas Haden Church Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Peter Fonda Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Marijuana.

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    Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana.

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    Katie Holmes, Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale Drugs Portrayed: A Fictional Hallucinogenic Gas.

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    Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Lou Diamond Phillips Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    added by Princess2891 Aaron Paul, Nick Stahl, Summer Phoenix

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    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern Drugs Portrayed: Nitrous Oxide.

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    Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.

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    Salma Hayek, Heidi Klum, Donald Trump Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, MDMA.

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    Eric Bana, Daniel Wyllie, Vince Colosimo Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin

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    Nick Offerman, John Digweed, Lola Glaudini Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, MDMA, Nitrous, LSD And Marijuana.

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