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The Best Stoner Movies

Updated May 20, 2020 21.0k votes 5.0k voters 165.6k views82 items

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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 films and see where they rank. 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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    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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    Cheech & Chong's Up in Smo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke

    Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin

    Released1978

    Directed byLou Adler, Tommy Chong

    Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Friday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Friday

    Ice Cube, Meagan Good

    Released1995

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Harold and Kumar Go to White C is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Released2004

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Half Baked is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Half Baked

    Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart

    Released1998

    Directed byTamra Davis

    Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich

    Released1993

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Grandma's Boy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Grandma's Boy

    Jonah Hill, David Spade

    Released2006

    Directed byNicholaus Goossen

    Grandma's Boy is a 2006 American comedy stoner film produced by Adam Sandler's production... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    How High is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    How High

    Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan

    Released2001

    Directed byJesse Dylan

    How High is a 2001 stoner film starring Method Man and Redman, written by Dustin Lee Abraham,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Super Troopers

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox

    Released2001

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released2001

    Directed byKevin Smith

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1982

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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  • 14
    Dude, Where's My Car? is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Dude, Where's My Car?

    Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2000

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Dude, Where's My Car? is a 2000 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes

    Released2007

    Directed byJudd Apatow

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    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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    This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    This Is the End

    James Franco, Jonah Hill

    Released2013

    Directed byEvan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Hot Tub Time Machine

    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Pink

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel

    Released1951

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

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    Talladega Nights: The Ballad o is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Released2006

    Directed byAdam McKay

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    Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Tommy Boy

    Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Segal

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    Weekend at Bernie's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Weekend at Bernie's

    Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman

    Released1989

    Directed byTed Kotcheff

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    Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    Blazing Saddles

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

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    That's My Boy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stoner Movies
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    That's My Boy

    Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester

    Released2012

    Directed bySean Anders

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