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The best stoner movies in film history are some of the funniest, most awesome, coolest, craziest, most...I think I forgot the rest. Those are the breaks with weed, man. Oh yeah, weed movies: some of the movies on this list of the greatest stoner films are among the best movies of all time and feature some of the most influential stoners in all of film. Whether you're looking for an absurd moment in movies or something so funny you'll laugh even if you're not stoned, these great movies with weed have a little something for everyone.

From the great munchies quest of Harold and Kumar to last day of school party epic Dazed and Confused, the top stoner films of all time bring the best stoned characters into our households with a contact comic effect. All the top weed films have comedy, tragedy, weed (obviously), and guarantee you'll have as much fun watching them as you would smoking a bowl yourself. Or maybe you're going to smoke and watch the movies. Your TV, your call.

What is the greatest stoner movie ever? What is the best weed smoking movie? Since everybody has different experiences and expectations from all things weed related, naming the best marijuana movie could be a highly difficult task. Or not. Vote for your favorite stoner film and see where it ranks. If your favorite weed movie isn't on the list, add it so others can rank it on the greatest stoner movies list.

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Half Baked is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Half Baked Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Willie Nelson Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams and Guillermo Díaz. The film was directed by Tamra Davis, co-written by Chappelle ...more

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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including ...more

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Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, ...more

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Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Pineapple Express Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen Pineapple Express is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and starring Rogen and James Franco. Producer Judd Apatow, ...more

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Harold & Kumar Go to White Cas... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle John Cho, Kal Penn, Fred Willard Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. Best friends Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) decide to go to the fast food ...more

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Friday is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more

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Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Super Troopers Lynda Carter, Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan Super Troopers is a 2001 crime-comedy film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, written by and starring the Broken Lizard comedy group. Marisa Coughlan, Daniel von Bargen and Brian Cox co-star while ...more

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Grandma's Boy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Grandma's Boy Jonah Hill, David Spade, Rob Schneider Grandma's Boy is a 2006 American comedy stoner film produced by Adam Sandler's production company Happy Madison. The film stars Allen Covert, who also co-wrote and co-produced the film. The film ...more

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los ...more

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more

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How High is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
How High Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies How High is a 2001 stoner film starring Method Man and Redman, written by Dustin Lee Abraham, and director Jesse Dylan's debut feature film. Despite negative reviews from critics, the film ...more

You Know You're a Stoner When

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more

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Clerks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier Clerks is a 1994 American black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also appears in the film as Silent Bob. Starring Brian O'Halloran as Dante Hicks and Jeff Anderson ...more

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Dude, Where's My Car? is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Dude, Where's My Car? Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Andy Dick Dude, Where's My Car? is a 2000 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. The film stars Ashton Kutcher and Seann William Scott as two young men who find themselves unable to ...more

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Mallrats is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani Mallrats is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It is the second film in the View Askewniverse series and prequel to 1994's Clerks. As in the other View ...more

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Still Smokin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Still Smokin Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong Still Smokin is an American comedy film by Cheech and Chong, released in 1983.

The Best New Fall 2015 Comedies

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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more

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Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more

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Harold & Kumar Escape from Gua... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Christopher Meloni Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film, the second installment in the Harold & Kumar series. The film was written and directed by Jon ...more

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Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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Pink Floyd – The Wall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley Pink Floyd - The Wall is a fulldome production about Pink Floyd’s album The Wall. It was screened at 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival.

The Greatest Sativa Strains

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Next Friday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Next Friday Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps Next Friday is a 2000 American stoner comedy film, and the sequel to the 1995 film Friday. This is the first film to be produced by producer Ice Cube's film production company Cubevision. The ...more

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National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity ...more

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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus ...more

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Dogma is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & U... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut George Clooney, Minnie Driver, Isaac Hayes South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a 1999 American adult animated satirical musical comedy film based on the animated television series South Park, and produced, co-written by and ...more

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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Tropic Thunder is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film written, produced and directed by Ben Stiller.

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Clerks II is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Clerks II Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, Wanda Sykes Clerks II is a 2006 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, sequel to his 1994 film Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. The film stars Brian ...more

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Robert Hays and ...more

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Tenacious D in The Pick of Des... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock duo Tenacious D. Written, produced by and starring Tenacious D members Jack Black and Kyle Gass, it is ...more

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Idiocracy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Idiocracy Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews. The film tells the story of two ...more

40 Smoking Hot Pictures of Girls Taking Bong Hits

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman is based on Gary K. Wolf's ...more

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Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by David Dobkin. It stars Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Christopher Walken. Will Ferrell also has a notable cameo appearance. ...more

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Bio-Dome is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Bio-Dome Rose McGowan, Kylie Minogue, Jack Black Bio-Dome is a 1996 American stoner comedy film directed by Jason Bloom. Bio-Dome was produced by Motion Picture Corporation of America on a budget of $10 million and was distributed theatrically ...more

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Friday After Next is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Friday After Next Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams Friday After Next is a 2002 comedy film directed by Marcus Raboy, starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps. It is the third film in the Friday series, and the sequel to the 2000 film Next Friday. As of ...more

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more

The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

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Team America: World Police is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Team America: World Police Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Maurice LaMarche Team America: World Police is a 2004 American satirical action comedy film written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and Pam Brady and directed by Parker, all of whom are also known for the popular ...more

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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Chris... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Patton Oswalt A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a 2011 3D stoner comedy Christmas film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, written by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, and starring John Cho, Kal ...more

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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The three and the film's producer Nira Park had ...more

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Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Labyrinth Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz Labyrinth is a 1986 British-American musical adventure fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, executive produced by George Lucas and based upon conceptual designs by Brian Froud. The film stars ...more

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BASEketball is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
BASEketball Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Victoria Silvstedt BASEketball is a 1998 American sports comedy film by David Zucker starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Yasmine Bleeth, ...more

The Greatest Fictional Stoners

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 British-American musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The screenplay was written by Sharman and Richard O'Brien based on the 1973 musical ...more

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Return of the Jedi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Return of the Jedi is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas was from a story by Lucas, who was also the executive ...more

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Super High Me is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Super High Me Doug Benson Super High Me is a 2007 documentary film about the effects of smoking cannabis for 30 days. The documentary stars comedian Doug Benson. The documentary's name and its poster are plays on the ...more

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The NeverEnding Story is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
The NeverEnding Story Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss The Matrix is a 1999 American-Australian science fiction action film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe ...more

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Paul is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Paul Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction ...more

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Encino Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Encino Man Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rose McGowan, Brendan Fraser Encino Man is a 1992 comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Brendan Fraser, Sean Astin, and Pauly Shore. The plot revolves around two geeky teenagers from Encino, Los Angeles, ...more

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Monty Python's The Meaning of ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, and directed by one of its ...more