The Best Drug Movies of All Time Films

The Best Drug Movies of All Time

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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.

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

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      Lou Adler, Tommy Chong More
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    2. 52
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      Alex Cox More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.
    3. 53
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      Art Linson More
      Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.
    4. 54
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      Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi More
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    5. 55
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      Otto Preminger More
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      "Drugs Portrayed: Heroin." Frank Sinatra is amazing as a heroin addict named Frankie ... more
    6. 56
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      David Veloz More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
    7. 57
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      Alan Parker More
      Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.
    8. 58
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      Amy Heckerling More
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      Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.
    9. 59
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      William Friedkin More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
    10. 60
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      Franc. Reyes More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cannabis.
    11. 61
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      D.J. Caruso More
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      Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.
    12. 62
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      Jonathan Kaplan More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
    13. 63
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      Harold Becker More
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      Cocaine
    14. 64
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    15. 65
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      Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine
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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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      Paul Verhoeven More
      Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.
    19. 69
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      Paul McGuigan More
      Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.
    20. 70
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      David Cronenberg More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.
    21. 71
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      Richard Linklater More
      Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.
    22. 72
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      Billy Corben More
      Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.
    23. 73
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      Robert Markowitz More
    24. 74
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      Louis J. Gasnier More
      Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.
    25. 75
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      Uli Edel More
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    26. 76
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      Michael Winterbottom More
      Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis
    27. 77
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      Roger Corman More
      Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Marijuana.
    28. 78
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      Arie Posin More
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    29. 79
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      Abel Ferrara More
      Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.
    30. 80
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      Spike Lee More
      Drugs Portrayed: Glue
    31. 81
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      Greg Harrison More
      Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, MDMA, Nitrous, LSD And Marijuana.
    32. 82
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      Larry Clark More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
    33. 83
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      Roger Avary More
      Drugs Portrayed: Mushrooms, Cocaine, LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana And MDMA.
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    35. 85
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      Ken Russell More
      Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.
    36. 86
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      Slava Tsukerman More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
    37. 87
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      Joshua Marston More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
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    39. 89
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      John Jacobson More
      Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD.
    40. 90
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      Charles Band More
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      Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.
    41. 91
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      Christopher Nolan More
      Drugs Portrayed: A Fictional Hallucinogenic Gas.
    42. 92
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      Mark Robson More
      Drugs Portrayed: Barbiturates
    43. 93
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      Joe Carnahan More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.
    44. 94
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      Spike Lee More
      Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, MDMA.
    45. 95
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      Billy Wirth More
      Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.
    46. 96
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      Jan Švankmajer More
      Drugs Portrayed: Amanita Muscaria.
    47. 97
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      Mat Whitecross More
      Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Amphetamines, Cocaine.
    48. 98
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      Ralph Bakshi More
      Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.
    49. 99
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      David Lynch More
      Drugs Portrayed: Nitrous Oxide.
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      Óskar Thór Axelsson More
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      Drugs Portrayed: Amphetamine, Cocaine.
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