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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  2. 52
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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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  3. 53
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    John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.

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  4. 54
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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.

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  5. 55
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    added by SuzannaSimeone Ed Wynn, Sterling Holloway, Heather Angel

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  6. 56
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    Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Prozac

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  7. 57
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    added by StacyCrazeegurlMauffray Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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  8. 58
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    Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Xander Berkeley Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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  9. 59
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    added by IoanaIfrim Paris Hilton, Val Kilmer, Christina Applegate Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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  10. 60
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    added by lolou Andrew Lincoln, John Simm, Danny Dyer Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And MDMA.

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  11. 61
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    added by Princess2891 Aaron Paul, Nick Stahl, Summer Phoenix

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  12. 62
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    added by ErinElizabeth Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Vicodin, LSD And Quaaludes.

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  13. 63
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    Bill Murray, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Boyle Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.

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  14. 64
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    Catalina Sandino Moreno, Patricia Rae, Jaime Osorio Gómez Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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  15. 65
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    Kevin McKidd, Maurice Roeves, Stephen McCole Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.

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  16. 66
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    Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Peter Weller Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.

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

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  19. 69
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    added by ssf.582 William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips, Andy Griffith

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  20. 70
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    Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette

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  21. 71
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    added by ErinElizabeth Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle Drugs Portrayed: Heroin. Booze. Cocaine. Marijuana.

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  22. 72
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    added by ErinElizabeth Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Drugs, Heroin, Alcohol.

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  23. 73
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    Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Paul Calderón Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.

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  24. 74
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    Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana.

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  25. 75
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    Busta Rhymes, Ray Liotta, Jason Patric Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.

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  26. 76
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    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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  27. 77
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    Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Lou Diamond Phillips Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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  28. 78
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    Rosetta LeNoire, Skip Hinnant, John McCurry Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.

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  29. 79
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    Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis

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

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  31. 81
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    Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.

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

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  33. 83
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    Drugs Portrayed: Barbiturates

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  34. 84
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    added by ErinElizabeth 50 Cent, Emma Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland

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  35. 85
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    added by gavinwallmowspam Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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  36. 86
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    added by ErinElizabeth Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder Drugs Portrayed: Ecstasy

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  37. 87
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    added by gavinwallmowspam Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Jonah Hill

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  38. 88
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    Dave O'Brien, Carleton Young, Harry Harvey Jr. Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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  39. 89
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    Jessica Biel, Ian Somerhalder, Kate Bosworth Drugs Portrayed: Mushrooms, Cocaine, LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana And MDMA.

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  40. 90
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    Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Peter Fonda Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Marijuana.

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  41. 91
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    added by Princess2891 Camilla Belle, Ralph Fiennes, Glenn Close

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

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  43. 93
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    Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Sandra Oh Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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  44. 94
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    Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm Drugs Portrayed: Opium, Laudanum And Absinthe.

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

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  46. 96
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    added by ErinElizabeth Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Channing Tatum Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Pills.

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  47. 97
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    added by ErinElizabeth Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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

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  49. 99
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    added by ErinElizabeth Kirsten Dunst, Taryn Manning, Jay Hernandez

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  50. 100
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    added by ErinElizabeth Vera Farmiga, Hugh Dillon, Caridad de la Luz Heroin

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