Drug addict movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug addict movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, thought provoking and rough films and TV shows about / with drug addict, drug addiction, drugs, female nudity, addiction, drug dealer, violence, hospital, murder and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug addict: Euphoria (2019), The Panic in Needle Park (1971), Byvshie (2017), White Girl (2016), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Being Charlie (2015), Christiane F. (1981), A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012), Mr. Robot (2015), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016).

List of drug addict movies

 8.4
 79K
Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drug addict, drugs, teenage life, youth, sexuality, sex, high school, first love, alcohol, teenager, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 2010s
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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: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug addict, drug addiction, addiction, drugs/alcohol, betrayal, couple relations, destructive relationship, couples, young lovers, life is a bitch, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
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 7.2
 229
Byvshie (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Story about drug and alcohol addict rich girl Yana. Meeting psychologist Ilya changes her life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: drug addict, drug addiction, love triangle, clinic, friends, eternal youth, rich and poor, rich poor, drugs/alcohol, life support, supportive parent, barefoot woman ...
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 5.7
 10K
White Girl (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back.
Style: tense, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, drug addict, drug dealer, undercover cop, partying, drug dealing, blonde, drugs, female protagonist, violence, crimes, relationships ...
Place: new york
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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, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, addiction, life is a bitch, drug addiction, insanity, depression, hallucination, drug trip, destructive relationship, drug use, downfall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sentimental, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug use, drug addiction, love, father son relationship, politics, friendship, family relations, drug rehab, society, dishonesty ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.6
 24K
Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, downfall, drug addiction, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, friendship, youth, drug dealing, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: berlin germany, europe, west berlin west germany, west germany, poland ...
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A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new ...
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, drug addict, doctors and patients, hospital, self destructing, nurse, doctor, diary, morphine, addiction, traditional versus modern, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: russia, europe
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 8.5
 355K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological thriller, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, secret society, split personality, fighting the system, schizophrenia, hacking, rebellion, conspiracy theory, psychotherapy, crimes, drug addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: human animal relationship, cat, street musician, homeless, guitarist, pet cat, singer, drug addict, addiction, brat, moral transformation, spoiled brat ...
Place: london
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 6.5
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Wasted (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Nick Stahl) watches without judgment as his two best friends (Summer Phoenix, Aaron Paul) abuse heroin.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, drug addict, friendship, heroin, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, small town, juvenile delinquency, going straight, lifestyle, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
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 7.8
 284K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, neo noir, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, gangsters, marijuana, gang, organized crime, crimes, british, tough guy, swearing, drug lord, conspiracy, criminal underworld ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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 7.2
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The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, prison life, drug addict, prison, murder, drug dealing, trust, police, interrogation, prison gang, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: survival, escape, drug addict, assassin, escape attempt, betrayal, teenage girl, one man army, chase, warrior, runaway, teenager ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, switzerland, england, yorkshire, new york
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 6.6
 1K
The Prayer (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thomas is a drug addict. In an effort to put an end to his habit, he joins a community of former addicts who live isolated in the mountains and use prayer as a way to cure themselves.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, exciting, captivating
Plot: mountain, prayer, drug addict, hard labor, catholic priest, love, friendship, new life, drug rehab, nun, death, troubled youth ...
Place: france
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 5.4
 420
Adolescence (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager from an abusive household falls in love with a free-spirited runaway that leads him into the fast-lane lifestyle of drugs and addiction which threatens to destroy him.
Plot: drug addict, heroine, drugs, infidelity, adultery, breaking and entering, stealing money, addiction, rock concert, overdose, female director, cheating wife ...
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Breaking the Limits (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on true events. In 1980s Poland, Jerzy Górski is a young man who finds the determination to struggle against his drug addiction through athletic training, with the aim of competing in the US Ironman Triathlon.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, based on true events, exciting
Plot: drug addict, competition, sport competition, drugs, winner, swimming, accident, interrogation, hospital, training, sport, rise to the top ...
Time: year 1978, year 1984, year 1990, year 1988
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 8.1
 2K
The King (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past. He retreats to the abandoned village his father came from and moves into an old, collapsing house. Alone, far from the bigger village ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: ex convict, prisoner, pariah, gang, drug addict, fight, isolation, secret, stranger, danger, community, criminal ...
Place: hellas, athens greece, greece
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Bringing Ashley Home (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her wild younger sister Ashley, who suffers from bipolar disorder and drug addiction, goes missing, Libba Phillips pours all her time and energy into finding Ashley and bringing her home. As the years go by, Libba refuses to give up hope, and, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: rescue, missing person, split personality, mentally unstable, mental illness, bipolar disorder, sister, drug addict, obsessive quest, on the road, siblings relations, drug addiction
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.2
 25K
Dogman (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marcello, a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense, controversial
Plot: revenge, cocaine, drug dealing, murder, drug addict, dog, beaten up, father daughter relationship, friendship, breaking and entering, humiliation, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Human Pork Chop (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The dismembered body of a hooker is found, and police arrest her pimp and his crew for the crime. During interrogation, they explain how the girl stole from her pimp, and so they group kidnapped, raped, tortured, and finally murdered and dismembered ...
Style: suspense, brutal, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: gang, drug use, cruelty, murder, violence, humiliation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police detective, drug addict, self mutilation, sex, beating ...
Place: hong kong
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Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a charismatic teenager falters under constant pressure from his parents and school, he makes a potentially deadly mistake.
Style: serious, touching, suspense, captivating
Plot: painter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction, drug addict, teenage boy, domineering mother, ice hockey, death of friend, hockey, drug use, mother son relationship, break in ...
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The Endless Possibility of Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sex and drugs-getting hooked and getting off –can be addicting. For Drew (Brad Hallowell), eking out a mundane life in Waterville, Maine, it is resisting the illicit pleasure in New York; for Mistress Datina (Philly), it means operating a sex and ...
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, contemplative, gay cinema ...
Plot: drug addiction, drug addict, drug dealer, paranoia, drug abuse, gay, homelessness, hiv, drugs, sexuality, porn star, penetration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, maine
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 6.1
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Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: photographer, ambition, drunkenness, betrayal, rehabilitation, drug addict, womanizer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, model, art exhibition, deception ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, fight, drug addict, jail, family relations, manipulative woman, emotional blackmail, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, betrayal, police officer ...
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 6.8
 6K
Kill Zone 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop named Kit busts a major gangster only to find his cover blown and his main witness gone. The gangster, in retaliation, has him kidnapped and put in a Thai jail with a false criminal identity. A lowly prison guard Chai with ...
Plot: martial arts, police officer, drug addict, abduction, secret police, police officer killed, heart transplant, prison escape, torture, murder, police officer shot in the back, warden ...
Place: thailand, hong kong, bangkok thailand
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The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: gay, child trafficking, gay adoption, adoption, overdose, family relations, custody, family life, parents and children, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.1
 40K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police corruption, child abuse, police brutality, police investigation, investigation, drug addiction, police detective, drug dealing, police shootout, drug overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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The Last Minute (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young, cool and talented, he's the Next Big Thing. At least that's what the London glitterazzi are saying, on the streets, in the clubs, in the ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, obsession, friendship, murder, celebrity culture, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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 6.3
 2K
8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: hopes, going straight, starting over, haunted by the past, one more chance, family relations, single parent, crimes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, motherhood, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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