Drugs/alcohol movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drugs/alcohol movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, weird, captivating, visually appealing and erotic films and TV shows about / with drugs/alcohol, drugs, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, profanity, friendship, dialogue, violence and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
drugs/alcohol
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drugs/alcohol movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as drugs/alcohol: Project X (2012), Breaking Bad (2008), Big Time Adolescence (2019), The Basketball Diaries (1995), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Skins (2007), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Bling Ring (2013), Patrick Melrose (2018), Pulp Fiction (1994).

List of drugs/alcohol movies

 6.6
 208K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: ridiculous, teen sex comedy, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, teenager, high school, when the parents are away, adolescence, youth, teenage life, student, friends, buddies, popularity, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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 9.5
 1.8M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, crimes, family problems, peril, master criminal, life is a bitch, cancer, unlikely partners, drug cartel, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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Big Time Adolescence (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seemingly bright and mostly innocent 16-year-old named Mo attempts to navigate high school under the guidance of his best friend Zeke, an unmotivated-yet-charismatic college dropout. Although Zeke genuinely cares about Mo, things start to go awry ...
Style: semi serious, disturbing, humorous, bleak, weird
Audience: teens
Plot: debauchery, coming of age, teenager, nihilism, drug dealing, teenage boy, friendship, friend, drugs, slacker, teenage life, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, basketball, drug overdose, adolescence, anguish, antisocial behavior, self destructing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, motivational, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corruption, business, money, rise and fall, wall street, stock market, wealth, success, cons and scams, greed, american dream, stock broker ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1987, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new york, geneva switzerland, usa, italy, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.2
 83K
Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, cynical, realistic, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, friends, sexual relations, youth, underage drinking, high school, high school life, friendship, party, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drug abuse, hallucination, insanity, drugs, junkie, life is a bitch, drug addict, downfall, degradation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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 5.6
 88K
The Bling Ring (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Style: sexy, stylized, absurd, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, heist, youth, juvenile delinquency, celebrity, burglary, high society, greed, teenager, crimes, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, israel, usa ...
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Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: traumatic childhood, drug addiction, mental illness, child abuse, father son relationship, depression, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, loneliness, childhood trauma, millionaire, incest ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 80s, 60s
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 8.9
 2.0M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drugs, dark humor, hitman, overdose, gunfight, violence, organized crime, gangsters, multiple storylines, rape, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.8
 75K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: college, friends, youth, college life, nothing goes right, college student, buddies, plan gone awry, high school, birthday, party, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
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 7.0
 109K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: cynical, surreal, sexual, bleak, enigmatic ...
Plot: addiction, dark humor, drug abuse, insanity, antisocial behavior, self destructing, losing-it hero, murder, cocaine, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
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Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, cartel, murder, adventure, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity, weapons, runaway, adaptation ...
Place: mexico, usa
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 8.2
 36K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, crime family, crimes, heist, dysfunctional family, escapades, gay brother, family conflict, brother brother relationship, friendship, ex convict, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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 7.7
 85K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, tense, psychedelic, allegory, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, ex convict, mysterious character, death, travel, mythology, deception, road trip, deity ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 7.0
 78K
Kids (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: rough, disturbing, erotic, sexy, depressing ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, virginity, underage sex, innocence lost, puberty, youth, strong sexual content, first sex, sex, teenager, sexual promiscuity, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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 8.0
 17K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay teenager, family problems, working class, alcoholic father, single father, siblings relations, parents and children, scam, grownups, everyday life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, europe
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 8.3
 180K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, witty, cynical, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, dark humor, lifestyle, writers, sexual activity, family life, strong sexual content, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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 6.1
 138K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, erotic, talky, entertaining, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, strip club, stripper, nightclub, male nudity, friendship, dancer, male stripper, nightlife, friends, clubbing, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, new jersey, usa
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 6.1
 119K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, massacre, chase, disfigurement, manhunt, youth, trap, strong violent content, forest, friends, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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 5.6
 7K
Clip (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jasna, a beautiful teenager, leads a crude life in post-war Serbia. She goes on a spree of sex, drugs and partying until she finds love and tenderness in a harsh environment.
Style: realistic, rough, sexual, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: explicit sex, innocence lost, teenage sex, destructive relationship, strong sexual content, teenage life, sexual relations, youth, teen drinking, party, father daughter relationship, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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 8.7
 453K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, talented, prodigy, mastermind, loner, patient, intelligence, expert, human nature, dark humor, hospital, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.1
 25K
Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: entertaining, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, nightlife, music, escape from reality, drugs, lifestyle, society, weed, party, paranoia, drug abuse, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, wales, amsterdam
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 7.7
 775K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: party, memory loss, hung over, buddies, bachelor party, nothing goes right, friends, comedy of errors, weirdo, friendship between men, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, los angeles, california
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The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, depressing, serious, rough ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, drug addict, drug abuse, heroin, death of pet, heroin addict, drugs, drug use, prison, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.0
 4K
Sweetbitter (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Shortly after arriving in New York City, 22-year-old Tess lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, ...
Style: entertaining, light, colourful, scenic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: waitress, big city, youth, adaptation, love, friendship, sex, restaurant, workplace romance, lesbian, women, female protagonist ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
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 6.3
 309K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, entertaining, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, college, plan gone awry, high school, satire, friendship, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: usa
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 7.3
 351K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: airplane, air disaster, alcohol abuse, pilot, disaster, addiction, stewardess, courage, morality, investigation, court, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 395 min.
TV show
Story: In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, visually appealing ...
Plot: chess, genius, addiction, child prodigy, female protagonist, girl power, prodigy, girl, mathematics, obsession, orphanage, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: europe, usa, moscow russia, kentucky, las vegas ...
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 8.5
 48K
The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, surgeon, hospital, doctors and patients, doctor, realism, workplace situations, medicine, nun, nurse, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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