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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.

The Best Drug Movies of All Time Films
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    Doug Benson Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd Drugs Portrayed: Morphine.

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    Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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    Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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    Katie Holmes, Melissa McCarthy, Timothy Olyphant Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Marijuana And Cocaine.

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    Cheech and Chong's Next Movie

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    Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin.

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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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    Jeff Bridges, Steve Buscemi, John Goodman Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD.

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    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder Drugs Portrayed: Ecstasy

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    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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    Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Queen Latifah

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    Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

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    Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Raúl Juliá Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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

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

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    Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Drugs, Heroin, Alcohol.

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Opium, Cannabis And Cocaine.

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Ralph Bakshi, Rosetta LeNoire, Skip Hinnant Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.

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

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    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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

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

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, And Opium.

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

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

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

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

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    Aaron Paul, Nick Stahl, Summer Phoenix

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    Andrew Lincoln, John Simm, Danny Dyer Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And MDMA.

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

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

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane Drugs Portrayed: Opium, Laudanum And Absinthe.

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    Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Psychedelic Mushrooms.

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

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    Go Ask Alice William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips, Andy Griffith

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    Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette

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    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd Drugs Portrayed: Morphine, Pain Killers.

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

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    Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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    David Bowie, Natja Brunckhorst, Jens Kuphal

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

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    Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Speed And Other Pills. 

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    Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Janet McTeer Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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

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