Drug rehab movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug rehab movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, melancholic, rough and interesting films and TV shows about / with drug rehab, drug rehabilitation, drug abuse, addiction, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, life is a bitch, friendship and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug rehab: Beautiful Boy (2018), Ben Is Back (2018), The Prayer (2018), 28 Days (2000), Trainspotting (1996), On the Corner (2003), Wasted (2002), Clean and Sober (1988), Puff, Puff, Pass (2006), Fix (2008).

List of drug rehab movies

 7.3
 53K
Beautiful Boy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
Style: captivating, rough, sentimental, based on true events, non-linear
Plot: drug addiction, teenage boy, methamphetamine, drug rehabilitation, stepmother stepson relationship, missing son, father son relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pursuit, boy, drug rehab ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles, new york
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 6.7
 18K
Ben Is Back (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 19 year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: drug rehabilitation, drug addict, mother son relationship, christmas, drug dealing, addiction, lie, brother sister relationship, drug rehab, money, suspicion, teenager ...
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 6.7
 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, rough, disturbing, exciting, captivating
Plot: prayer, drug addict, mountain, hard labor, catholic priest, drug rehab, friendship, new life, love, snow, death, nun ...
Place: france
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 6.1
 45K
28 Days (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: drug rehabilitation, alcohol abuse, starting over, going straight, siblings relations, doctors and patients, addiction, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, drug addiction, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 8.1
 632K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, captivating, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, social misfits, life is a bitch, friendship, counterculture, society, self destructing, stylish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, london, europe, england
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 6.7
 242
On the Corner (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy slips deeper into a world consumed by abandonment and ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, missing person, interracial relations, homelessness, brother sister relationship, drug addiction, mother daughter relationship, drug dealer, confrontation, drug rehab, restaurant, bathtub ...
Place: vancouver
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 6.5
 594
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: realistic, thought provoking, rough, serious, biting ...
Plot: high school, friendship, party, heroin, drug addict, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, small town, drug dealing, rehabilitation, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
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Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug rehabilitation, addiction, human nature, life is a bitch, crimes, alcohol abuse, introspection, self discovery, rehabilitation, going straight, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
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Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. Big after the duo sours on rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: stoners, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, cons and scams, redemption, drug abuse, misfit, crimes, crime gone awry, drug rehab, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 854
Fix (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FIX takes you from Beverly Hills to Watts, and places in between, in one day, as documentary filmmakers Bella and Milo race to get Milo's brother Leo from jail to rehab before 8pm, or Leo goes to prison for three years.
Style: witty, semi serious, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, on the road, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, escapades, race against time, family relations, drug abuse, drug rehab, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 4.2
 2K
Family Blood (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly attending her meetings. ...
Style: suspense, dark, neurotic, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: blood, family, support group, single mother, teenager, addiction, vampire, drug rehabilitation, lover, starting over, stranger, lovers ...
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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, thought provoking, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug use, drug addiction, father son relationship, love, friendship, politics, drug rehab, society, family relations, couples ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 2K
The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William BanksĀ strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: addiction, going straight, rescue, hopes, life is a bitch, belief, human nature, family life, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, drug rehab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 2K
The Oath (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, UK, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his daughter's criminal boyfriend becomes an increasing threat to the family, a father must take action to protect them.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting
Plot: investigation, father daughter relationship, drug addict, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, police detective, family in danger, young woman, father daughter conflict, blackmail, murder suspect, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland
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 7.3
 235K
RocknRolla (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, cons and scams, crimes, organized crime, gang leader, crime, crime gone awry, mafia, graphic violence, dishonor among criminals, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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Permanent Midnight (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who ...
Style: serious, intense, depressing, factual, dark humor ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, human nature, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rise and fall, family problems, ambition, husband wife relationship, heroin, writers ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, pittsburgh, beverly hills, new jersey
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 6.7
 58K
Half Baked (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, drug dealing, crime, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, misfit, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Beneath the Surface (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 23-year old Sandra has been doing drugs for many years and has realized that she is in need of some kind of treatment. At the clinic she is told that her pimp / boyfriend Roffe has turned his attention to Sandra's younger and well-behaving ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: drug addiction, going straight, crimes, life is a bitch, prostitute, hopes, crime, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, battles, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden
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 6.9
 15K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, humorous, rough, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, drug abuse, addiction, hip hop, heroin, going straight, rehabilitation, friendship, overdose, treatment, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
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Losing Isaiah (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, racist, courtroom drama, custody battle, single parent, parents and children, legal action, family problems, family relations, custody, human nature, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 6.7
 31K
New Jack City (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, gangsters, gang, chase, friendship, drug dealing, betrayal, crimes, crime, addiction, rise and fall, urban ghetto ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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London Kills Me (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by taking a job as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, restaurant, crimes, hopes, drug dealing, misfit, juvenile delinquency, partners, crime, social misfits, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, rehabilitation, family problems, mental institution, parents and children, drug abuse, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, family relations, power relations, drugs/alcohol, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, filmmaking, self discovery, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, loss of friend, overdose, thief, couples, robbery, junkie, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, portland oregon
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 6.1
 192
Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family conflict, illegal drugs, sister sister relationship, guilt, doctor, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, lsd, beating, teenager, drug abuse ...
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 6.3
 248
Gringo (1985)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Filmed in documentary-style, the film follows the character of Gringo, a young man looking for fortune in New York, only to fall into heroin addiction.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough, sincere ...
Plot: urban, americana, addiction, drug abuse, realism, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, life is a bitch, misfit, society, downfall, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 22K
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, gloomy, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, downfall, life is a bitch, drug abuse, friendship, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, youth, drug addiction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: berlin germany, europe, west germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
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 6.8
 10K
Coffy (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, vigilante, pimp, cocaine, social decay, prostitute, vengeance, drug abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
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Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.
Style: gloomy, realistic, sentimental, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: blues, drug abuse, jazz, showbiz, racism, racist, nightclub owner, music, addiction, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, figment ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: harlem, usa, baltimore, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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