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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    Alex Cox More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Methadone And Marijuana.
  2. 52
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    Lou Adler, Tommy Chong More
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  3. 53
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    Amy Heckerling More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.
  4. 54
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    Alan Parker More
    Drugs Portrayed: Hashish, LSD And Marijuana.
  5. 55
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    Otto Preminger More
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    "Drugs Portrayed: Heroin." Frank Sinatra is amazing as a heroin addict named Frankie ... more
  6. 56
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    David Veloz More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  7. 57
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    Jonathan Kaplan More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
  8. 58
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    Art Linson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine And Mescaline.
  9. 59
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    William Friedkin More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  10. 60
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    Franc. Reyes More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cannabis.
  11. 61
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    D.J. Caruso More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.
  12. 62
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    Robert Markowitz More
  13. 63
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    Richard Linklater More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Marijuana And Substance D.
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    Antonis Stelianesis More
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  15. 65
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    Jan Kounen More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine
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    Harold Becker More
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    Cocaine
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    Antonis Stelianesis More
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  18. 68
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    Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi More
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  19. 69
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    Arie Posin More
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  20. 70
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    Nick Love More
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    Lifestyle of a Drug Dealer in te 80'sDrugs Portrayed: Cocain, Marijuana, Hashis 
  21. 71
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    Paul McGuigan More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Cannabis.
  22. 72
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    David Cronenberg More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cigarettes, Hash, Marijuana, Fictional Bug Powder Hallucinogenic.
  23. 73
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    Billy Corben More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.
  24. 74
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    Louis J. Gasnier More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana.
  25. 75
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    Paul Verhoeven More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cocaine.
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    Uli Edel More
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  27. 77
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    Michael Winterbottom More
    Drugs Portrayed: MDMA, Cocaine, Methadone, Cannabis
  28. 78
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    Roger Corman More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Marijuana.
  29. 79
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    Ken Russell More
    Drugs Portrayed: LSD, Dmt, And Amanita Muscaria.
  30. 80
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    Abel Ferrara More
    Drugs Portrayed: Crack, Cocaine, Heroin And Cannabis.
  31. 81
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    Spike Lee More
    Drugs Portrayed: Glue
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    Larry Clark More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
  33. 83
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    Greg Harrison More
    Drugs Portrayed: Ghb, MDMA, Nitrous, LSD And Marijuana.
  34. 84
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    Roger Avary More
    Drugs Portrayed: Mushrooms, Cocaine, LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana And MDMA.
  35. 85
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    Joe Carnahan More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine.
  36. 86
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    Spike Lee More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin, MDMA.
  37. 87
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    Slava Tsukerman More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
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  39. 89
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    Joshua Marston More
    Drugs Portrayed: Heroin.
  40. 90
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    Ralph Bakshi More
    Drugs Portrayed: Marijuana And Heroin.
  41. 91
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    Stephen T. Kay More
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  42. 92
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    Charles Band More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis.
  43. 93
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    John Jacobson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD.
  44. 94
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    David Lynch More
    Drugs Portrayed: Nitrous Oxide.
  45. 95
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    Mark Robson More
    Drugs Portrayed: Barbiturates
  46. 96
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    Jan Švankmajer More
    Drugs Portrayed: Amanita Muscaria.
  47. 97
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    Billy Wirth More
    Drugs Portrayed: Crack Cocaine.
  48. 98
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    Christopher Nolan More
    Drugs Portrayed: A Fictional Hallucinogenic Gas.
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    Mat Whitecross More
    Drugs Portrayed: Cannabis, Amphetamines, Cocaine.
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    Óskar Thór Axelsson More
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    Drugs Portrayed: Amphetamine, Cocaine.
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