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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    Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Kiedis, Tony Bill Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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  2. 52
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    Ludacris, Thandie Newton, Gerard Butler Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin.

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  3. 53
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    John Hurt, Brad Davis, Mike Kellin Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.

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  4. 54
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    Jane Krakowski, Jay Mohr, Sarah Polley Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Marijuana And Cocaine.

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  5. 55
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    Ed Wynn, Sterling Holloway, Heather Angel

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    Fairuza Balk, Frances McDormand, Philip Seymour Hoffman Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Vicodin, LSD And Quaaludes.

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    Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, Courtney Love Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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  8. 58
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    Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane, Keanu Reeves Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.

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    Cheech and Chong's Next Movie

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    Vincent D'Onofrio, Anthony LaPaglia, Luis Guzmán Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.

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    Bob Geldof, James Laurenson, Jenny Wright

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  12. 62
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    Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey Drugs Portrayed: Ecstasy

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  13. 63
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    Christina Ricci, Anne Heche, Jonathan Rhys Meyers Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Prozac

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    Lisa Kudrow, Christina Applegate, Eric Bogosian Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin, Quaaludes.

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  15. 65
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    Ice Cube, Queen Latifah, Patton Oswalt

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    Paul McCrane, Leeza Gibbons, Ray Wise Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.

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  17. 67
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    Rene Auberjonois, Peter Boyle, Craig T. Nelson Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.

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    Gary Busey, Tom Atkins, Traci Wolfe Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Heroin.

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    Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi, Mike O'Malley Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Drugs, Heroin, Alcohol.

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  20. 70
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    Ralph Bakshi, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.

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  21. 71
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    Nick Stahl, Jacqueline Samuda, Joe Norman Shaw

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  22. 72
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    Andrew Lincoln, Danny Dyer, Terence Beesley Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And MDMA.

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  23. 73
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    Gene Hackman, André Ernotte, Burt Richards Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Tom Conti, Roberts Blossom, Eli Wallach

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    Paul Sorvino, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Warren Finnerty Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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  26. 76
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    Ian Holm, Judy Davis, Michael Zelniker Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.

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    Dave O'Brien, Warren McCollum, Carleton Young Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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    Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Randall, Ashley Lendzion

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    Gary McCormack, Kevin McKidd, Stephen McCole Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.

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  30. 80
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    Laurence Fishburne, Robert Duvall, Jim Gaines Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Opium, Cannabis And Cocaine.

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  31. 81
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    George Foreman, Melissa Leo, Amy Adams Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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  32. 82
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    David Bowie, Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga

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  33. 83
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    Claire Danes, Paul Walker, Kate Beckinsale Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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  34. 84
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    Ian Holm, Katrin Cartlidge, Sophia Myles Drugs Portrayed: Opium, Laudanum And Absinthe.

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  35. 85
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    John Goodman, James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty Drugs Portrayed: Heroin. Booze. Cocaine. Marijuana.

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  36. 86
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    Adam Pascal, Chris Columbus, Christian Vincent Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana.

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  37. 87
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    Jeff Bridges, Steve Buscemi, John Goodman Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD.

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  38. 88
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    Bruce Davison, Kirsten Dunst, Magdaleno Robles Jr.

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  39. 89
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    Tom Berenger, Forest Whitaker, Keith David Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, And Opium.

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  40. 90
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    Cocaine Cowboys 2

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  41. 91
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    Christopher Walken, John Savage, Robert De Niro

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    Go Ask Alice Andy Griffith, Mackenzie Phillips, Robert Carradine

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    William Hurt, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.

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

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    Catalina Sandino Moreno, Patricia Rae, Ed Trucco Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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    Lila Downs, Alfred Molina, Diego Luna Drugs Portrayed: Morphine, Pain Killers.

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    Busta Rhymes, John Ortiz, Ray Liotta Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.

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    James Woods, Clarence Carter, Lou Diamond Phillips Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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    Jared Leto, Griffin Dunne, Denis O'Hare

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    Michael Wiseman, Judith Drake, Jake Busey Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis

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