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The Funniest Movies About Drugs

Updated September 28, 2020 2.4k votes 481 voters 39.9k views26 items

List RulesVote up the most hilarious comedies about drugs, dealers, users, and addicts.

After the serious 1936 film Reefer Madness caused unintentional hilarity, movie-makers knew that drug comedies could catch on with audiences. The top funny movies about drugs feature larger-than-life characters, quick-witted dealers, and plenty of jokes about getting high. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about drugs including everything from Dazed and Confused to Friday to Knocked Up.

What films will you find on this list of the best drug comedy movies? Cheech and Chong defined stoner comedies with the 1978 classic Up in Smoke. From Maui Wowie to Fiberweed, this movie found the funny in every form of marijuana. Pineapple Express is another hilarious movie about drugs. Dave Chappelle starred in the 1998 stoner comedy Half Baked. Other good films featured here include Super Troopers, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

Which movie about addiction do you think is the funniest? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any good films that are missing.

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    Up in Smoke

    Dick Elliott, Huntz Hall
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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco
    Pineapple Express is a 2008 American buddy stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon...  more

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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper
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    Friday

    Ice Cube, Meagan Good
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    Half Baked

    Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart
    Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland...  more

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    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges
    The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and...  more

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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis
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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn
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    We're the Millers

    Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts
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    Super Troopers

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox
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    Clerks

    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes
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    21 Jump Street

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum
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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon
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    Get Him to the Greek

    Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera
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    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes
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    Mallrats

    Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty
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    How High

    Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan
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    Dope

    Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori
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    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer
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    Super High Me

    Doug Benson
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    Human Traffic

    Andrew Lincoln, John Simm
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