Drug movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with drugs, drug, danger, chase, violence, murder, crimes, death, blood and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Spain, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug: Requiem for a Dream (2000), Tell Me How I Die (2016), Discarnate (2018), The Returned (2013), El Chapo (2017), Skins (2007), The Mule (2014), Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012), The Evil in Us (2016), Get Out of My Room (1985).

List of drug movies

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, emotional ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, life is a bitch, insanity, depression, hallucination, drug use, downfall, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Tell Me How I Die (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a group of college students take part in a clinical drug trial, an unexpected side effect of the experimental medicine gives them terrifying visions of their own deaths...which begin to come true. As they scramble to escape their fate, they ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: drug, laboratory, killer, college student, asian american, drugs, scientist, experimental drug, serial murder, serum, a vision, precognition ...
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 4.3
 893
Discarnate (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neuroscientist's obsession with a drug that expands the human mind inadvertently unleashes a deadly supernatural force on his team.
Style: suspenseful, scary, ambiguous ending, sad, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug, supernatural, monster, experiment, fear, danger, mystery, uncover truth, afterlife, medical experiment, dead child ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.9
 8K
The Returned (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, race against time, deadly virus, infected, coping, drug, apocalypse, plague, couples, supernatural, lethal injection, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 7.8
 15K
El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, factual, based on true events
Plot: cartel, drug lord, drug dealing, fight for supremacy, danger, business, drugs, drug, netflix, crimes
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 8.2
 76K
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, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, youth, looking for sex, party, homosexual, siblings relations, underage drinking, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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 6.3
 6K
The Mule (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1983, a naive man is detained by Australian Federal Police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. After being apprehended, ‘The Mule’ makes a desperate choice... to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence – literally.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, escapades, crimes, drug dealing, crime, dark humor, disorder, drug, drugs, drug dealer, narcissistic woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, thailand
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Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The chance of an innocent child's game will unveil a betrayal that will forever change the lives of two families when their paths cross, endangering what they love the most, in a city that does not give them a truce.
Style: emotional, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, betrayal, family in crisis, life turned upside down, dishonesty, destiny, insecurity, kidnapping, plot twist, drug, drugs ...
Place: venezuela, latin america
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The Evil in Us (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a fourth of July holiday, six best friends fall victim to the insidious plan of a terrorist organization when they unknowingly take a bio-active drug that transforms them into bloodthirsty cannibals.
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, scary
Plot: cocaine, survival, trapped, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cannibalism, group of friends, virus, female protagonist, terror, drugs, weekend ...
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Get Out of My Room (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Get Out of My Room, was a mockumentary in the style of This Is Spinal Tap, written and directed by Cheech Marin. In the film, he and Tommy Chong are shown attempting to finish a "video album" for their novelty record Get Out of My Room.
Style: realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: dope, drug, latin, marijuana, stoners, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder, showbiz, drug abuse, filmmaking, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: absurd, surreal, not serious, cult film, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, dark humor, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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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, drugs/alcohol, shooting, murder, adventure, danger, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity ...
Place: mexico, usa
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 8.1
 11K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, cocaine, ghetto, drugs, drug dealing, african american, drug, smuggling, crime, u.s. government, illegal drugs, latinx lead ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, nicaragua, california, central america ...
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 8.6
 139K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: witty, cynical, parody, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, sarcasm, womanizer, escapades, danger, secret agents, hotshot hero, espionage, spy spoof, james bond spoof, workplace, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 14K
OtherLife (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ren Amari is the driven inventor of a revolutionary new drug. OtherLIfe expands the brain's sense of time and creates virtual reality directly in the user's mind. With OtherLife, mere seconds in real life feel like hours or days of ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: virtual reality, computer, time, medicine, experiment, memory, corruption, australian, father daughter relationship, coma, chase, computer program ...
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 8.5
 44K
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, rough, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, hospital, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, realism, workplace situations, surgeon, drugs/alcohol, gory, medicine, society, nurse ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Aspiring college cheerleader, Cassie Stratford consumes an experimental drug that grants her beauty and enough athletic ability to make the cheer squad. The drug has an unforeseen side effect — Cassie starts to grow and grow and grow!
Style: not serious, humorous, parody, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, giant, cheerleader, disorder, mutant, college life, gender disguise, scientist, mother daughter relationship, frustration, drugs ...
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Cocaine Coast (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: It takes place in the Galicia (Spain) of the 80s, when the fishing sector was transformed and many of the shipowners became indebted. This situation will be favorable for the start of activities such as contraband and drug trafficking.
Style: intense, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug smuggling, money laundering, cocaine, drugs, drug addiction, drug use, political corruption, drug dealing, organized crime, friendship, moral ambiguity, drug ...
Place: spain
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 7.9
 94K
The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: psychological trauma, memory loss, murder investigation, manslaughter, murder, psychiatrist, sister sister relationship, sisterhood, sex scene, drugs, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
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 4.9
 1K
Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, public health, introspection, corporate crimes, love affair, ambition, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, couples, boss and employee, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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Born to Fight (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic bid to save their nation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, martial arts, race against time, hostage, tough law enforcer, danger, adventure, terrorism, tough heroes, confined, good versus evil, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, twist ending, dark, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, violence, torture, employee, health, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 886
Savage Beasts (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: PCP is unexplainably released into the Frankfurt water supply and sends the zoo inhabitants crazy. One evening after a malfunction of zoo security the gonzo critters rampage through the city eating and killing whatever they fancy, wreaking a night ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zoo, animal, animals, killer animal, animal attack, tiger, caged animal, fear, animal cruelty, drugs, laboratory, contamination ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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 7.7
 62K
Limitless (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Limitless, based on the feature film, picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: intelligence, fbi, young man, experimental drug, life & death, addiction, mystery, murder mystery, crime, new job, chase, taking a pill ...
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 42K
Guns Akimbo (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: game, superhero, heroes, fight, game of death, hacker, survival, struggle for survival, violence, bandit, gang, combat ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, suspense, neurotic
Plot: mermaid, puberty, transformation, teenager, coming of age, parent child relationship, underage sex, life is a bitch, body horror, beach, drug, depression ...
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 4.9
 2K
Ibiza (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mature podiatrist, his girlfriend and her teenage children travel Ibiza to live a crazy holidays.
Style: light, psychological, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: music festival, drunk, love affair, dj, friendship, youth, society, family relations, parents and children, adventure, family, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ibiza, spain
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: stranded, monster, nightmare, cemetery, murder, pursuit, island, police, death, hallucination, friends, escape ...
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 363K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealer, drug dealing, cartel, master criminal, smuggling, rise to the top, crimes, politics, illegal drugs, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america, miami ...
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 9.5
 1.5M
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, serious, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, master criminal, crimes, drug lord, life is a bitch, family problems, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, unlikely partners, peril, desperation, drug cartel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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