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, suspense, captivating, touching and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with drug rehab, drug addict, drugs, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, life is a bitch, redemption, rehabilitation and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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drug rehab movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as drug rehab: Ben Is Back (2018), Being Charlie (2015), Wasted (2002), Fix (2008), The Prayer (2018), 28 Days (2000), The Cleaner (2008), On the Corner (2003), Family Blood (2018), Crisis (2021).

List of drug rehab movies

 6.7
 22K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, spiritual ...
Plot: drug rehab, drug dealer, teenager, drug dealing, drug addict, lgbt, addiction, brother sister relationship, lie, marriage, money, church ...
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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, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug addiction, drugs, drug use, drug rehab, rehabilitation, coming of age, love, heroin, father son relationship, escape ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.4
 643
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, suspense ...
Plot: high school, drug addict, friendship, heroin, life is a bitch, downfall, teenage life, kids in trouble, drug dealing, lifestyle, rehabilitation, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
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 6.0
 923
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: semi serious, uplifting, captivating, witty, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsessive quest, on the road, family relations, race against time, life is a bitch, escapades, drug abuse, drug rehab, drug dealing, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, disturbing, captivating, rough, exciting
Plot: mountain, drug addict, friendship, hard labor, catholic priest, love, new life, drug rehab, nun, death, troubled youth, religion ...
Place: alps, france
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 6.1
 51K
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: touching, realistic, melancholic, intense, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: alcohol abuse, drug addiction, addiction, drug addict, wedding, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, going straight, siblings relations, doctors and patients, drugs, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 2K
The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks 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: uplifting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, belief, going straight, life is a bitch, rescue, hopes, human nature, family life, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, drug rehab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.8
 263
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: suspenseful, touching, psychological, serious, disturbing
Plot: drug addiction, missing person, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, homelessness, interracial relations, mother daughter relationship, confrontation, drug dealer, drug rehab, addiction, drug addict ...
Place: vancouver
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 4.2
 3K
Family Blood (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, psychotronic, sadistic
Plot: vampire, family, support group, single mother, teenager, lovers, drug rehab, starting over, stranger, job seeking, addiction, junkie ...
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 6.2
 11K
Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug addiction, drug dealing, war on drugs, drug lord, drug smuggling, drugs, showdown, father son relationship, drug addict, drug rehab, relationship problems, drug traffic ...
Place: montreal, canada, detroit
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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, touching, emotional, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, redemption, introspection, drug abuse, alcoholic, yuppie, character study, tragedy, drugs, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, philadelphia, california
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Los Traficantes (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While serving a 33-year sentence, a spiritual awakening led drug lord Esteban Mendoza Cruz to form a church in Mexico's most corrupt prison. With a congregation of more than 600, Cruz sows hope both among inmates and in the community at large.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: redemption, jail, drugs, prison, drug smuggling, cartel, changing lives, drug rehab, criminal, fighting crime, new life, junkie ...
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 5.7
 7K
Repeaters (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, tense, clever ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, addiction, time warp, introspection, youth, rehabilitation, hopes, life is a bitch, redemption, time, drug addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: drug addiction, price of fame, filmmaking, rise and fall, showbiz, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, couples, artists and showbiz, porn actress, actress, glamour ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york, san francisco, paris france ...
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 6.8
 54K
Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, lyrical, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bohemian life, aids, gay, drug abuse, friendship, musician, addiction, music, drug addiction, christmas, drugs ...
Time: 80s, future, 90s, year 1989, 20th century ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, usa, new mexico ...
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 7.6
 319K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, suspense, thought provoking, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, millionaire, rags to riches, smuggling, gunrunner, human nature, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brigitte has escaped the confines of Bailey Downs but she's not alone. Another werewolf is tailing her closely and her sister's specter haunts her. An overdose of Monkshood - the poison that is keeping her transformation at bay - leads to ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspense, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, beast, female werewolf, transformation, supernatural, murder, masturbation, hospital, teenage life, on the run, female masturbation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, new jersey
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Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anders is a recovering drug addict in an Oslo rehab clinic. On the 30th August, he is given a day’s leave to attend a job interview in the city centre.
Style: gloomy, depressing, thought provoking, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, drug addict, addiction, loneliness, drug addiction, character study, complex characters, old friends, unlikely friendships, starting over, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oslo norway, california, scandinavia, norway
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 7.3
 78K
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: disturbing, sentimental, rough, captivating, sad ...
Plot: drug addiction, drug addict, teenage boy, addiction, drugs, methamphetamine, teenager, divorce, father son relationship, coming of age, stepmother stepson relationship, sex scene ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles, new york
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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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, funny, realistic
Plot: stoners, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, misfit, crime gone awry, drug abuse, redemption, drug rehab, weed, drugs ...
Time: contemporary
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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: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter conflict, young woman, police detective, blackmail, drug addict, murder suspect, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland, reykjavik iceland
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 7.0
 3K
Case (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young ballerina is found hanged on a theatre stage in Reykjavik. The case is closed as suicide but two lawyers and a detective believe dark forces are at play in this challenging Icelandic thriller.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, dark
Plot: lawyer, police investigation, police detective, child abuse, police, uncover truth, death of daughter, investigation, police officer, legal, pedophilia, drug rehab ...
Place: iceland, reykjavik iceland
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 5.2
 2K
Inner Demons (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: INNER DEMONS follows an 'Intervention'-style reality show crew that films an episode about a sixteen-year old girl, a former A-student, who is fighting addiction but may in fact be suffering from something even more destructive: demonic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, demonic
Plot: found footage, supernatural, heroin addiction, kids in trouble, rehabilitation, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, intervention, hopes, possession, demonic possession, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.7
 5K
The Ardennes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison and much has changed. Dave has his life back on track and is trying ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: convict, brother vs brother, murder, police, cell mate, love triangle, brother brother relationship, violence, disposing of a dead body, nightclub, ostrich, car wash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: belgium, antwerp
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 6.5
 21K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, grownups, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 351
A Perfect Son (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, drug abuse, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, death in the family, family in crisis, brother brother relationship, lgbt, death of father, aids, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, captivating, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal, twists and turns, courtroom drama, murder, legal investigation, crimes, hotshot lawyer, arrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills, san francisco
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 3.8
 1K
Horror (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.
Style: scary, disturbing, surreal, psychedelic, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, violence spree, gang, losing-it hero, supernatural, crimes, life is a bitch, isolation, rehabilitation, drug abuse, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.8
 177K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, misfit, filmmaking, drug addiction, friendship, director, showbiz, character study, actress, transvestism, lgbtq, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.6
 2K
Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, opera, insanity, infidelity, friendship, fight scenes, fantasy world, runaway, rock and roll, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: australia, new jersey, california, sydney australia
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