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The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned  

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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
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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Winter’s Bone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt
"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) 3 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston
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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Birdman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton
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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V for Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving
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
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, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan
The Great Gatsby is a 2013 Australian-American 3D drama film based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name. The film was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann, and stars Leonardo ...more

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Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard
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 Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris
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) 10 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Tabu
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) 11 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson
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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Cloud Atlas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon
Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski. Adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by David Mitchell, the film has ...more

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. An artificial man (Johnny Depp), who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a ...more

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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin
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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Drugstore Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs
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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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari
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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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn
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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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter
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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The City of Lost Childre... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon
The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French-German-Spanish science fantasy drama film directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Ron Perlman, who does not speak French, and ...more

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Beasts of the Southern W... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Quvenzhané Wallis, Jay Oliver, Henry D. Coleman
Beasts of the Southern Wild is a 2012 American fantasy drama film directed by Benh Zeitlin and adapted by Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar from Alibar's one-act play Juicy and Delicious. After playing at ...more

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The Science of Sleep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gael García Bernal, Emma de Caunes
The Science of Sleep is a 2006 surrealistic science fantasy comedy film written and directed by Michel Gondry. The film stars Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, and ...more
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Eternal Sunshine of the ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey
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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A Serious Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin
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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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson
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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The Boondock Saints is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drama Movies to Watch Stoned
Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly
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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