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.
Some of the stars of the drug movies below even have their own celebrity cannabis brands, like Seth Rogen of Pineapple Express. For other interesting movie lists check out the cult movies, psychological thriller movies, college movies, and epic movie list.
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.
Directed by: Terry GilliamDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Mescaline, LSD, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Ether, Amyl Nitrate, Opium, Hashish, Hash Oil, Adrenochrome .
Directed by: Richard LinklaterDrugs Portrayed: Cannabis, LSD
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Directed by: Darren AronofskyDrugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cannabis, MDMA, Uppers
Directed by: Quentin TarantinoDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine, Heroin And Marijuana.
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Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Directed by: Ted DemmeDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Cannabis.
Directed by: Martin ScorseseDrugs Portrayed: Cocaine And Pills.
Directed by: F. Gary GrayDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Pcp.
Directed by: Lou Adler
Directed by: Tamra DavisDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack And Heroin.
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Directed by: David Gordon Green
Directed by: Ridley ScottDrugs Portrayed: Heroin And Cocaine.
Directed by: Scott KalvertDrugs Portrayed: Heroin, Cocaine, Cannabis.
Directed by: Stanley KubrickDrugs Portrayed: Several Fictional Drugs In The Form Of A Milk cocktail Called Moloko Plus.
Directed by: Gus Van SantDrugs Portrayed: Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, Morphine, Amphetamines, Diazepam, And Cocaine.
Directed by: Jonas ÅkerlundDrugs Portrayed: Methamphetamine.
Directed by: Danny LeinerDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, MDMA, Cocaine.
Directed by: Jay ChandrasekharDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushrooms, LSD.
Directed by: Antoine FuquaDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, And Pcp.
Directed by: Todd PhillipsDrugs Portrayed: Ghb, Rohypnol.
Directed by: Alan Parker
Directed by: Oliver StoneDrugs Portrayed: LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis And Peyote.
Directed by: Steven SoderberghDrugs Portrayed: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Crack Cocaine.
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Directed by: Neil Burger