Drugs movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drugs movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, visually appealing, interesting, stylized and harsh films and TV shows about / with drugs, storytelling, dialogue, violence, runaway, brutality, mentor, gangsters, corruption and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
drugs movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as drugs: Euphoria (2019), The Man from Nowhere (2010), Pineapple Express (2008), The Goldfinch (2019), Homefront (2013), Pulp Fiction (1994), Boogie Nights (1997), Brick (2005), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Dallas Buyers Club (2013).

List of drugs movies

Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychedelic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sex, drug addict, youth, drugs, teenage life, high school, first love, parents and children, friends, hallucination, school, alcohol ...
Time: 2010s
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, emotional, brutal, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, martial arts, kidnapping, protection, fist fighting, drug lord, missing child, gang, fight scenes, master warrior, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
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Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, witnessing a crime, stupidity, drugs, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
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The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, exciting, psychological, enigmatic
Plot: tragic event, friendship, parent child relationship, museum, art, foster home, bombing, painting, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, drugs, father son relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, tough heroes, single father, crime, ex law enforcer, single parent, crimes, drug dealer, martial arts, small town, fist fighting, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, witty, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, twists & turns, crime, boxing, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violence, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Boogie Nights (1997)
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: captivating, touching, sentimental, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, porn industry, drug abuse, cocaine, rise and fall, strong sexual content, sex, addiction, lifestyle, showbiz, fame, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, investigation, neo noir, murder, mystery, loner, drug lord, drug dealing, drugs, amateur detective, party, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
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, banned film, atmospheric, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence, social misfits, psychopath, violent, social decay, sadism, violence spree ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1990s, near future
Place: europe, britain
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
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: psychological, touching, sincere, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, human spirit, death, life is a bitch, terminal illness, transsexual, gays and lesbians, treatment, strong sexual content, society, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, japan, mexico, china ...
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Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, african american, friendship, loneliness, liberal, basketball, secret, coach, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
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Hellsinki (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, brutal, psychological ...
Plot: drug abuse, gangsters, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, heist, going straight, drugs, gang of thieves, criminal gang, friendship, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: skinhead, police brutality, racism, poverty, violence, protest, rebel, friendship, urban ghetto life, rebellion, youth, injustice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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: psychedelic, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, american dream, lsd, journalism, hitchhiker, addiction, surrealism, lawyer, cocaine, road trip, hallucination, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: psychiatrist, depression, adolescence, girlfriend, bully, teenage life, popularity, high school, private school, acceptance, drugs/alcohol, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, drugs, drug dealing, cocaine, ghetto, drug, smuggling, crime, illegal drugs, u.s. government, latinx lead, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: south central los angeles, nicaragua, central america, california
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, drugs, murder, assassination, lover, minister, prison ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1982, year 1992 ...
Place: colombia, florida, south america, panama, latin america
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American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, captivating, emotional, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, bare ass, cocaine, pilot, money laundering, cia, drug smuggling, cia agent, illegal drugs, united states of america, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century, year 1982, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, central america, nicaragua ...
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Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, teenage rape, rivalry, gay slur, teenage sex, vengeance, youth, teenage life, bully, crimes, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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Southland Tales (2006)
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: cynical, dark humor, allegory, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: apocalypse, surrealism, chaos, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, smuggling, future dystopia, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, near future, year 2005
Place: california, nevada, afghanistan, southern california, middle east ...
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Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, downfall, life is a bitch, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles, usa, middle east, california
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Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: tense, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, talky ...
Plot: obsession, friends, reunion, blackmail, confession, secret, love, criminal, jealousy, apology, rape, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
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Animal Factory (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, friendship, survival, human nature, crime, confined, fish out of water, prison warden, drugs, prison escape, friendship between men, gang leader ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, paris france, puerto rico, california ...
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Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: travel, murder, train, crime, couples, couple relations, train ride, sexual tension, crimes, dishonesty, marital problem, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia
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Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, silly humor, police investigation, corruption, drugs, wedding, chase, disguise, party ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, new orleans ...
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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, rise and fall, life is a bitch, family problems, ambition, husband wife relationship, heroin, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, mystery, mind game, seance, insanity, supernatural, ghost, drugs, hallucination, cult, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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Harsh Times (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, intense, exciting ...
Plot: unemployment, drinking, corruption, crimes, crime, friends, mad, violence, drugs, friend, robbery, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, middle east ...
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First Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young boxer and a call girl get caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.
Style: psychological, captivating, uplifting, disturbing
Plot: prostitute, yakuza, drugs, boxer, boxing match, police officer, hopes, crimes, escapades, love affair, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: gangsters, gangster, on the run, criminal, drugs, violence, revenge, police, drug dealer, escape, flashback sequence, car chase ...
Place: alaska, new mexico
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