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A list of the best drug abuse movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This drug abuse movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about drug abuse are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about drug abuse you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous drug abuse movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these drug abuse movie titles for more information about the films.

The list you're viewing is made up of different items like Less Than Zero, Drugstore Cowboy and other movies featuring substance abuse and/or drug addicts.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best drug abuse movies?" and "What is the greatest drug abuse movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular drug abuse movies that frequently chronicle the perils of drug addiction, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these drug abuse movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good drug abuse movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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Blow Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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Spun Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy

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The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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Drugstore Cowboy Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs

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Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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Half Baked is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies

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Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Kids Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Harmony Korine

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
The Wolf of Wall Street Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie

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Less Than Zero Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

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Up in Smoke Dick Elliott, Huntz Hall, David Gorcey

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Candy Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush

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Sid and Nancy Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Rush Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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Party Monster Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Chloë Sevigny

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Easy Rider: The Ride Back Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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21 Jump Street Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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Panic in Needle Park is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Panic in Needle Park 1971  The film portrays life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" (the nickname of Sherman Square on New York City's Upper West Side near 72nd ...

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New Jack City Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

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Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter

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22 Jump Street Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Queen Latifah

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Flight Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle

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Heavy Metal John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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The Salton Sea Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo

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The Panic in Needle Park Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Raúl Juliá

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Reefer Madness Dave O'Brien, Carleton Young, Harry Harvey Jr.

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Tommy Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

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Gridlock'd Lucy Liu, Tupac Shakur, Thandie Newton

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Naked Lunch Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Julian Sands

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

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The French Connection Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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Human Traffic Andrew Lincoln, John Simm, Danny Dyer

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Wonderland Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

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Clean and Sober Morgan Freeman, Michael Keaton, M. Emmet Walsh

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Spring Breakers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drug Abuse Movies
Spring Breakers Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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Permanent Midnight Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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The Man with the Golden Arm Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker

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Enter the Void Paz de la Huerta, Gaspar Noé, Sara Stockbridge

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Hair Beverly DAngelo, Nell Carter, Charlotte Rae

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Liquid Sky Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady

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When a Man Loves a Woman Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Garcia