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 good 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 use this list to find movies like Blow.
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.
- 1Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle
Directed by: Danny BoyleDrugs Portrayed: Heroin, Opium, Ecstasy, Amphetamines, Valium, Hashish, Morphine, Diamorphine, Cyclozine, Codeine, Temazepam, Nitrazepam, Phenobarbitone, Sodium Amytal, Dextropropoxyphene, Methadone, Nalbuphine, Pethidine, Pentazocine, Buprenorphine, Dextromoramide, Chlormethiazole.
- 2Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich
Directed by: Richard LinklaterDrugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD
- 3Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
- 4Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz
Directed by: Terry GilliamDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Mescaline, LSD, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Ether, Amyl Nitrate, Opium, Hashish, Hash Oil, Adrenochrome .
- 5John Travolta, Bruce Willis
Directed by: Quentin TarantinoDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.
- 6Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto
Directed by: Darren AronofskyDrugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cannabis, MDMA, Uppers
- 7Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz
Directed by: Ted DemmeDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.
- 8Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed by: Martin ScorseseDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Pills.
- 9Ice Cube, Meagan Good
Directed by: F. Gary GrayDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Pcp.
- 10Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart
Directed by: Tamra DavisDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack And Heroin.
- 11Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin
Directed by: Lou Adler, Tommy Chong
- 12Seth Rogen, James Franco
Directed by: David Gordon Green
- 13Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe
Directed by: Ridley ScottDrugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
- 14Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg
Directed by: Scott KalvertDrugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cocaine, Cannabis.
- 15Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke
Directed by: Stanley KubrickDrugs Portrayed: Several Fictional Drugs In The Form Of A Milk cocktail Called Moloko Plus.
- 16John Cho, Kal Penn
Directed by: Danny LeinerDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.
- 17Heather Graham, Matt Dillon
Directed by: Gus Van SantDrugs Portrayed: Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Morphine, Amphetamines, Diazepam, And Cocaine.
- 18Lynda Carter, Brian Cox
Directed by: Jay ChandrasekharDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushrooms, LSD.
- 19Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg
Directed by: Antoine FuquaDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, And Pcp.
- 20Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry
Directed by: Jonas ÅkerlundDrugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.
- 21Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof
Directed by: Alan Parker
- 22Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer
Directed by: Oliver StoneDrugs Portrayed: LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis And Peyote.
- 23Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper
Directed by: Todd PhillipsDrugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.
- 24Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper
Directed by: Neil Burger
- 25Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Directed by: Steven SoderberghDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Crack Cocaine.