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, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, humorous and tense films and TV shows about / with drug, drugs, violence, murder, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Spain, Canada and other countries.
drug movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as drug: Tell Me How I Die (2016), Discarnate (2018), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Returned (2013), The Evil in Us (2016), El Chapo (2017), Skins (2007), Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012), Get Out of My Room (1985), John Dies at the End (2012).

List of drug movies

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, drugs, scientist, asian american, serial murder, experimental drug, serum, a vision, precognition ...
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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, sad, ambiguous ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug, supernatural, monster, fear, experiment, mystery, danger, uncover truth, afterlife, shape shifting, medical experiment ...
Time: 21st century
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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: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addiction, depression, downfall, drug use, destructive relationship, degradation, drugs/alcohol, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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The Returned (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, serious, suspenseful, 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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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: cannibalism, cocaine, drug, survival, trapped, terror, group of friends, virus, female protagonist, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, weekend ...
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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, drug, drugs, netflix
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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, looking for sex, youth, siblings relations, underage drinking, high school life, party, high school, classmates, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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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: tense, emotional, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, dishonesty, family in crisis, life turned upside down, betrayal, destiny, insecurity, kidnapping, drug, plot twist, drugs ...
Place: venezuela, latin america
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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, marijuana, latin, drug, filmmaking, disorder, drugs/alcohol, stoners, drug abuse, showbiz, friends, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, dark humor, not serious, cult film, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, drugs/alcohol, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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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, drugs, drug dealing, ghetto, drug, smuggling, crime, u.s. government, latinx lead, illegal drugs, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, central america, california, nicaragua ...
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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: cynical, witty, stylized, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, sarcasm, danger, espionage, womanizer, escapades, james bond spoof, alcohol, government agency, crimes, dialogue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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OtherLife (2017)
Genre: Crime, 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, coma, australian, father daughter relationship, chase, corruption, computer program ...
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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, atmospheric, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, hospital, realism, surgeon, medicine, workplace situations, gory, power relations, society, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, not serious, absurd, entertaining, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, cheerleader, experiment gone awry, giant, mutant, disorder, college life, gender disguise, mother daughter relationship, scientist, parody, frustration ...
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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: realistic, intense, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money laundering, drug smuggling, cocaine, drug addiction, drugs, drug use, political corruption, drug dealing, organized crime, gangsters, friendship, drug ...
Place: spain
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, 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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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, rise and fall, romance, 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: rough, suspenseful, 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, atmospheric, dark, breathtaking ...
Plot: cure, therapist, patient, violence, torture, health, employee, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, manhattan new york city, new york
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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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: zoo, animal, animals, killer animal, animal attack, caged animal, fear, tiger, animal cruelty, laboratory, drugs, contamination ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, escapades, crime, crimes, drug dealing, disorder, drugs, drug dealer, drug, house arrest, narcissistic woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, thailand
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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, drugs/alcohol, shooting, cartel, murder, adventure, danger, vengeance, destiny, chase, captivity ...
Place: mexico, usa
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Palm Springs (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
Style: romantic, funny, touching, feel good, dark humor
Plot: time loop, wedding, family relations, drug use, swimming pool, love and romance, couple relations, desert, one day, paranormal phenomena, air disaster, vomiting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, palm springs california, austin texas, texas
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Guns Akimbo (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, New Zealand
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
Plot: fight, struggle for survival, gang, save the lady, game of death, stranger, combat, love, ex girlfriend, abduction, competition, hand to hand combat ...
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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: humorous, psychological, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: music festival, drunk, love affair, dj, family relations, friendship, parents and children, society, youth, family, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ibiza, spain
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Rough Night (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, ...
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, feel good, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Plot: female friendship, friendship, male stripper, friends, murder, female protagonist, drinking, crime, stripper, blonde, lesbian, friendship between women ...
Time: year 2006, year 2016
Place: miami, usa
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Synchronic (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after encountering a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.
Plot: ice age, time travel, paramedic, drug, best friends, disappearance, drugs, american civil war, ambulance driver, landmine, male vomiting, boulder ...
Place: new orleans
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Satan's Bed (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young Japanese girl arriving in New York City gets mixed up with mobsters and dope dealers.
Plot: exploitation, dope, drug, bondage, drugs, female nudity, switchblade, lesbian, rape, lesbianism, gang, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Good Kids (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, disturbing, sex comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teen sex comedy, student, party, graduation, teenage boy, friendship, group of friends, friendship between men, sexual humor, point of view, socially awkward, social awkwardness ...
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