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A list of the best substance abuse movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This substance abuse movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about substance abuse are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about substance abuse you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous substance abuse movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these substance abuse movie titles for more information about the films.

List contains items like Spring Breakers, Wonderland.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best substance abuse movies?" and "What is the greatest substance abuse movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular substance abuse movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these substance abuse movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good substance abuse movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Substance Abuse Movies
Greg Stopera added Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Substance Abuse Movies
Greg Stopera added Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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Greg Stopera added Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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Greg Stopera added Spun Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy

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Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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Greg Stopera added Kids Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Harmony Korine

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Greg Stopera added The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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Greg Stopera added Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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Greg Stopera added Drugstore Cowboy Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs

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Greg Stopera added Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Substance Abuse Movies
Greg Stopera added Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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Greg Stopera added Candy Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush

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AnnaWimmer added Party Monster Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Chloë Sevigny

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Greg Stopera added Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter

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Greg Stopera added Reefer Madness Dave O'Brien, Carleton Young, Harry Harvey Jr.

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but chickens double d added Easy Rider: The Ride Back Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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Greg Stopera added Gridlock'd Lucy Liu, Tupac Shakur, Thandie Newton

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Greg Stopera added Wonderland Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

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Greg Stopera added Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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gervdog65 added Heavy Metal John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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Shrink Ashley Greene, Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey

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Greg Stopera added Tommy Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

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Spring Breakers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Substance Abuse Movies
willyboymcoy added Spring Breakers James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez - 2012

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Greg Stopera added The Man with the Golden Arm Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker

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vinnielynch77 added The Fountain Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn