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The Best R-Rated Stoner Movies  

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List of R-Rated stoner movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated stoner movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated stoner movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated stoner movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated stoner movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated stoner films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated stoner film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Movies include everything from The Big Lebowski to Friday.

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Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Willie Nelson
Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams and Guillermo Díaz. The film was directed by Tamra Davis, co-written by Chappelle ...more
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Friday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Stoner Movies
Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long
Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more
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Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, ...more
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Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid
The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles ...more
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Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies
How High is a 2001 stoner film starring Method Man and Redman, written by Dustin Lee Abraham, and director Jesse Dylan's debut feature film. Despite negative reviews from critics, the film ...more
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John Cho, Kal Penn, Fred Willard
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. Best friends Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) decide to go to the fast food ...more
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more
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Harold & Kumar Escape from Gua... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Stoner Movies
Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Christopher Meloni
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film, the second installment in the Harold & Kumar series. The film was written and directed by Jon ...more
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Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock duo Tenacious D. Written, produced by and starring Tenacious D members Jack Black and Kyle Gass, it is ...more
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JordanRohatynski added William Michael Albert Broad, Michael Ironside, Julie Strain
Heavy Metal 2000 is a 2000 Canadian-German direct-to-video adult animated science fiction film produced by Jacques Pettigrew and Michel Lemire, and directed by Michael Coldewey and Lemire. ...more
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Jonah Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Ashley Scott
Strange Wilderness is a 2008 comedy-adventure film produced by Adam Sandler's production company, Happy Madison Productions for Paramount Pictures, and starring Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Justin ...more
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Doug Benson
Super High Me is a 2007 documentary film about the effects of smoking cannabis for 30 days. The documentary stars comedian Doug Benson. The documentary's name and its poster are plays on the ...more
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Jack Black, Brittany Murphy, Andy Dick
Bongwater is a 1997 comedy film, based on a book of the same name by Michael Hornburg. The film is set in Portland, Oregon, and stars Luke Wilson, Alicia Witt, Amy Locane, Brittany Murphy, Jack ...more
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Kevin Pollak, Rip Torn, Thomas Haden Church
Rolling Kansas is a 2003 independent film directed and co-written by Oscar-nominated actor Thomas Haden Church. Rolling Kansas is about five men who embark on a journey to find a secret ...more
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Kristen Bell, Neve Campbell, Alan Cumming
This film is a 2005 American made-for-television musical comedy film adapted from the musical of the same name based on the 1936 exploitation film also of the same title. The film, directed by ...more
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Carell
When a Pot Baron (Lithgown) is killed in a remote field in Northern California and his three farm hands (Phillippe, Thornton and Azaria) are the only witnesses, an odd comedy ensues as they try ...more
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The Beach Bum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Stoner Movies
Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill
The Beach Bum is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Harmony Korine. A rebellious stoner named Moondog (Matthew McConaughey) lives life by his own rules.
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Terry Crews, Ashley Scott, Constance Marie
Puff, Puff, Pass is a 2006 comedic crime film, also known as Living High, directed by Mekhi Phifer.
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Cameron Diaz, Laura Prepon, Jaime King
Slackers is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Dewey Nicks and stars Jason Schwartzman, Devon Sawa, Jason Segel, and Michael Maronna.
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Craig Ferguson, Brenda Blethyn, Bill Bailey
Saving Grace is a 2000 British comedy film, directed by Nigel Cole and based on a screenplay by Mark Crowdy and Craig Ferguson. It was co-produced by Fine Line Features, Homerun Productions, ...more
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Frankie Avalon, Clifton Collins, Jr.
The Stöned Age is a 1994 American comedy film directed by James Melkonian, set during the 1970s about two long haired stoners named Michael Hubbs and Joe Connolly and one night cruising Los ...more
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Kush Nicole Marie Lenz, William Atherton, James DeBello
Kush is a 2007 independent action-thriller film directed by York Shackleton, starring Nick Annunziata, William Atherton, Michael Bellisario, Matthew Carey, James DeBello, Lin Shaye, and James ...more
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Humboldt County is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Stoner Movies
Fairuza Balk, Brad Dourif, Frances Conroy
Humboldt County is a 2008 comedy/drama film by Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs. It stars Jeremy Strong, Fairuza Balk, Frances Conroy, Madison Davenport, Brad Dourif, Chris Messina and Peter ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart, Richard Jenkins
Outside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Corrente, and it was written by Corrente and the brothers ...more