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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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.

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

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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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    Ed Wynn, Sterling Holloway, Heather Angel

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    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Vicodin, LSD And Quaaludes.

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    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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

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    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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

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

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

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

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    Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Jonah Hill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Aaron Paul, Nick Stahl, Summer Phoenix

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

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

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    Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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

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

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

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    Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

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    William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips, Andy Griffith

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    Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette

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

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

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    Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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    Kirsten Dunst, Taryn Manning, Jay Hernandez

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, And Opium.

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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

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

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

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    Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle Drugs Portrayed: Heroin. Booze. Cocaine. Marijuana.

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

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    Klaus Grünberg, Mimsy Farmer, Georges Montant Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Hallucinogenic Drug 

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

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    Frankie Avalon, Clifton Collins, Jr., Jake Busey Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis

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    Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Garry Marshall Drugs Portrayed: LSD And Dom. 

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    Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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