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The list contains the best, new and most relevant drugs movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, enigmatic and talky films and TV shows about / with drugs, storytelling, crimes, violence, dialogue, brutality, life philosophy, murder, mentor and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as drugs: Homefront (2013), Sleight (2016), Boogie Nights (1997), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Southland Tales (2006), Crank (2006), Shades of Blue (2016), Chicago P.D. (2014), Gothic (1986), The Heat (2013).
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A Clockwork Orange
Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
UK, USA
136 min.
 8.3
Boogie Nights
Drama
USA
155 min.
 7.9
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The Awakening
Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA

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 6.5
 95K
Homefront
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug dealer, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, martial arts, crimes, gunfight, tough heroes, undercover cop, crime, small town, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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 5.9
 6K
Sleight
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, psychological, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs, heroes, teenage boy, family relations, family, danger, vengeance, society, card trick, debt, survival, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.9
 213K
Boogie Nights
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: stylized, captivating, intense, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: pornography, rise and fall, drug abuse, porn industry, addiction, drugs, loneliness, drug addiction, showbiz, sex, life philosophy, rags to riches ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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A Clockwork Orange
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, bleak, dark humor, psychedelic ...
Plot: brutality, rape, murder, insanity, violence, social misfits, gang, brainwashing, freedom, drugs, violent, violence spree ...
Time: future, near future, 1990s
Place: britain
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Southland Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, dark humor, cynical, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, alternate reality, surveillance, brutality, memory, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty, chaos, split personality, prophecy ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, middle east, north korea ...
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 7.0
 216K
Crank
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, exciting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, tough heroes, assassin, car chase, gory, gangsters, race against time, crime, fight scenes, lone hero, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Shades of Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: law enforcement, police corruption, police detective, police investigation, dirty cop, police, friendship, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 20K
Chicago P.D.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police, law enforcement, crime investigation, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, partners, murder, violence, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 6.6
 149K
The Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, buddy comedy, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: police, friendship, misfit partners, partners against crime, fbi, policewoman, police investigation, unlikely friendships, verbal byplay, women, drug lord, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
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 8.6
 90K
The Night Of
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 2.9
 780
Street Racer
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Stepan and Doker are street racers. They love cars and speed. But there is a difference between them which brings them to face each other in a deadly race.
Style: tense, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: automobile racing, love and romance, smuggling, friendship, rivalry, love triangle, betrayal, blackmail, drugs, chase, overalls
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The Inbetweeners 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, youth, friendship, road trip, teenage life, drinking, holiday, sarcasm, adventure, mentor, corruption, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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The Pirates of Somalia
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, factual
Plot: journalist, pirate, journey, news report, adventure, point of view, danger, drugs, weapons, escapades, village, culture clash ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
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 5.3
 6K
XOXO
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: XOXO follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.
Style: romantic, captivating, uplifting, exciting, funny
Audience: teens
Plot: festival, party, friendship, dancing, car, love interest, pop star, rock music, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dating, singer, rave ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 9K
Aquarius
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, cult, missing person, hippie, police detective, crimes, policewoman, nickname, police, interrogation, working undercover, murder ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: usa
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 4.7
 15K
Shrooms
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Denmark
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American teens comes Ireland to visit an Irish school friend who takes them on a camping trip in search of the local, fabled magic mushrooms. When the hallucinations start taking hold, the panicked friends are attacked by ghostly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, in the woods, gory, slasher, uncover truth, psychopath, nothing goes right, bad trip, psychedelia, hallucination, isolation, mushroom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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 7.7
 15K
Graceland
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, rookie, undercover, special agents, crimes, fighting crime, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, working undercover, danger, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.7
 15K
Rookie Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, policewoman, workplace situations, workplace romance, relationship vs career, honest law enforcer, rookie, shooting, peril, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.9
 5K
Bomb City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crime-drama, about the cultural aversion of a group of punk rockers in a conservative Texas town. Their ongoing battle with a rival, more-affluent clique leads to a controversial hate crime that questions the morality of American justice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: punk, friends, life is a bitch, subculture, society, fistfight, life & death, drugs/alcohol, family relations, drugs, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dallas Buyers Club
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, terminal illness, death, drugs, hospital, prejudice, gay, courage, survival, friendship, treatment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, mexico, japan, dallas texas ...
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 8.2
 566K
Trainspotting
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 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: stylized, disturbing, realistic, bleak, clever ...
Plot: friendship, drug addiction, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, cult, surrealism, drugs, violence, depression, british, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, london, edinburgh scotland
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, clever, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, marijuana, drugs, paranoia, culture clash, hotel, road trip, surrealism, on the road, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.3
 56K
Enter the Void
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, art house, light ...
Plot: afterlife, surrealism, incest, drugs, death, hotel, ghost, sex, male nudity, pornography, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 7.1
 33K
Bad Lieutenant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, rape, crime, corruption, violence, drug addiction, drinking, drug abuse, addiction, police, heroin, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.1
 41K
Naked Lunch
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: surreal, psychological, sexual, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, writing, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, paranoia, surrealism, homosexuality, jazz, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, psychiatry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, north africa
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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, scary, biting ...
Plot: vampire, loneliness, supernatural, romance, prostitution, drugs, blood, drug abuse, death, sexualized violence, stylish, small town ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
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 6.4
 385K
Lucy
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Taiwan, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, superhuman powers, revenge, mind control, car chase, super computer, betrayal, tough girl, telepathy, humanity, intelligence, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, paris france, rome italy, berlin germany
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 7.6
 19K
Christiane F.
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: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, prostitution, addiction, drug abuse, friendship, drugs, drug addiction, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, tragedy, death, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, poland, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany
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Requiem for a Dream
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: depressing, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, degradation, downfall, depression, destructive relationship, existentialism, drug use, heroin addict, drug addict ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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