film The Best Drug Movies of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite films where drugs are a central part of the story and portrayed well.

What are the 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, cocaine 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. Aside from drug movies, there are plenty of other genres that are sure to get you intoxicated.
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Bad Lieutenant Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Paul Calderón - Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.

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Sid and Nancy Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.

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Cheech and Chong's Next Movie is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Drug Movies of All Time
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Super High Me Doug Benson - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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but chickens double d added Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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Menace II Society Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton - Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.

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SuzannaSimeone added Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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OpiumDen added Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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

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but chickens double d added Beavis and Butt-head Do America Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman - Drugs Portrayed: Peyote.

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but chickens double d added American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari - Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.

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Woodstock Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, LSD, And Other Psychedelics.

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New Jack City Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson - Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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ErinElizabeth added Half Nelson Ryan Gosling, Denis O'Hare, Anthony Mackie - Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Drug Movies of All Time
StevenHess added Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, And Opium.

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Still Smokin Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong - Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, LSD And Various Pills And Ajax

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The French Connection Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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ErinElizabeth added Black Swan Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder - Drugs Portrayed: Ecstasy

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americanpsycho2000 added Dallas Buyers Club Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

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gavinwallmowspam added 22 Jump Street Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Queen Latifah

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americanpsycho2000 added The Panic in Needle Park Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Raúl Juliá - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.

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StevenHess added Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall - Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Opium, Cannabis And Cocaine.

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

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StevenHess added Heavy Metal John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Drug Movies of All Time
No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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ErinElizabeth added 28 Days Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi - Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Drugs, Heroin, Alcohol.

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Across the Universe Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono - Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis, Morphine.

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Where the Buffalo Roam Bill Murray, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Boyle - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.

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

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The Wall Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette

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How High Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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but chickens double d added Friday After Next Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Drug Movies of All Time
Rush Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Speed, Marijuana, And Cocaine.

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clash1977 added Christiane F. – We Children from Bahnhof Zoo David Bowie, Natja Brunckhorst, Jens Kuphal

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21 Grams Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro

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

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but chickens double d added Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.

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Belly Nas, DMX, Method Man - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cannabis.

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Tom Islava added Nice Dreams Paul Reubens, Sandra Bernhard, Cheech Marin - Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Cocaine, LSD And Various Pills And Ajax

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but chickens double d added Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller - Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Psychedelic Mushrooms.

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24 Hour Party People Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis - Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis

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

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SuzannaSimeone added Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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ErinElizabeth added The Wrestler Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei - Drugs Portrayed: Prescription Pain Killers.

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StevenHess added The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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Gia Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis, Faye Dunaway - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.

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ErinElizabeth added The Fighter Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg - Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.

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ErinElizabeth added Crazy/Beautiful Kirsten Dunst, Taryn Manning, Jay Hernandez

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

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ErinElizabeth added Flight Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle - Drugs Portrayed: Heroin. Booze. Cocaine. Marijuana.