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The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned 

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Updated October 13, 2018 142 votes 51 voters 2k views 30 items

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When it comes to the best drama movies to watch on weed, your best bets are visually awesome movies with somewhat trippy plot lines. Here, you'll find a collection of films to watch that are perfect when you find yourself at home chilling out on the coach stoned and need something to occupy your mind. Whether you're into mind-bending dramas or regular movies that are simply pretty to look at, you've come to the right place.

These drama films to watch when you're stoned cater to a wide array of tastes. Here, you'll find fun stories about characters just as blitzed as you are. If you want something more serious, there are also some weird movies with unconventional twists that would blow your mind even if you were sober. The next time you find yourself looking to kick back and take Netflix and chill to a whole new level, check out this fun list! 

Be sure and vote for your favorites to help other coach surfers out there looking for a good drama to watch high! 

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What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

Released: 1998

Directed by: Vincent Ward

What Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra and Max von Sydow. The film is based on the 1978 novel of the same name ...more

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Birdman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton

Released: 2014

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), commonly referred to as Birdman, is a 2014 American black comedy-drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Alejandro González ...more

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Winter’s Bone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt

Released: 2010

Directed by: Debra Granik

"Deep in the Ozark Mountains, clans live by a code of conduct that no one dares defy—until an intrepid teenage girl has no other choice. When Ree Dolly's father skips bail and goes missing, ...more
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Midnight in Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Woody Allen

Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more

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V for Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

Released: 2005

Directed by: James McTeigue

V for Vendetta is a 2006 American political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by the Wachowski Brothers, based on the 1988 Vertigo graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore ...more

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2011

Directed by: Nicolas Winding

Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2013

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann, based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A writer and wall street trader, Nick (Tobey Maguire), finds himself ...more

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The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris

Released: 1998

Directed by: Peter Weir

The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical social science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. The cast includes Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, Laura ...more

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Life of Pi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Tabu

Released: 2012

Directed by: Ang Lee

Life of Pi is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel. Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma), a young man who is cast away after a ...more

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin ...more

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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. The film is based on ...more

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony Scott

True Romance is a 1993 American film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast featuring Dennis ...more

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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit. It tells the fictional story of a teenage journalist ...more

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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

Released: 1999

Directed by: Sam Mendes

American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes. An advertising executive (Kevin Spacey) has a midlife crisis when he becomes infatuated with his teenage daughter's best ...more

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A Serious Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

A Serious Man is a 2009 dark comedy written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Michael Stuhlbarg as a Minnesota Jewish man whose life crumbles both ...more

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Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tim Burton

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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The Boondock Saints is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

Released: 1999

Directed by: Troy Duffy

The Boondock Saints is a 1999 American film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become ...more

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Drugstore Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs

Released: 1989

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on an autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the title ...more

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

Released: 1990

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Eternal Sunshine of the ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

Released: 2004

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Fincher

Fight Club is a 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film was directed by David Fincher, and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. Norton ...more

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright

Released: 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin ...more

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Moulin Rouge! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

Released: 2001

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 Australian–American pastiche-jukebox musical film directed, produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. It tells the story of a young English poet/writer, Christian, who ...more

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Pi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu, Clint Mansell

Released: 1998

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

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The Butterfly Effect is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman

Released: 2004

Directed by: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress

The Butterfly Effect is a 2004 American psychological thriller film that was written and directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber. The title refers to the butterfly effect, a popular ...more

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