The 12 Best Documentaries About 420

Jul 14, 2023 | Best Of, Culture

420 has been a hot topic over the years, and many documentaries have been made to explore this fascinating culture. From stories about ground-breaking medical research to documentaries that delve into the history of marijuana, there is no shortage of great films out there for curious viewers. Whether you are an experienced cannabis user looking for something new or someone just starting out on their journey with weed, these documentaries will give you an in-depth look at 420 culture and its effects on society. Here are some of the best documentary films available right now that cover all aspects of this complex issue.


1. The Town BUILT on Cannabis: Area 420

Ever heard of the town built on cannabis? Welcome to Area 420, located in Moffat, Colorado. It’s potentially the largest social equity-focused Cannabis Business Park in America! In this exciting documentary we explore Area 420 and its unique history. Join us as we learn about how this small town has been transformed by cannabis culture. Learn more about High Design Documentaries & Area 420 with our exclusive documentary – The Town Built on Cannabis: Area 420!


2. Kings of Cannabis

Follow Arjan and his team of strain hunters as they traverse the Colombian countryside in search of three rare types of weed. From the dangerous south to the breathtaking Caribbean coast, this documentary reveals how criminalization is falling around the world and Arjan’s mission to be at the forefront of a legitimate international seed trade. Get an inside look into Colombia’s untouched landraces with Kings of Cannabis!


3. The Legend of 420 Cannabis

This documentary takes an in-depth look at the evolution of cannabis over the years. From its humble beginnings to its current multi-billion dollar industry, this comedy doc provides a unique perspective on how far it has come and what potential lies ahead. Learn about the Legend of 420 as you join us through this journey!


4. Cannabis Travel Documentary #420

This video is a compilation of my 2016 Cannabis Roadtrip documentary. After hours of hard work, I’m proud to present you with this weedumentary! This journey takes us to various places where we can explore and learn more about cannabis culture. Get ready for an exciting adventure as we uncover the mysteries, stories, and facts behind 420. You won’t want to miss out on these amazing discoveries!


5. Yotron The Don: It’s 420 Somewhere Art & Cannabis Documentary Film

420 is a unique culture celebrated around the world. Yotron The Don, a multi-creative artist and entrepreneur based in Boston, has made an art cannabis event to bring together people from all walks of life. In this documentary film, we capture memorable interviews about the culture of art and cannabis in Boston for viewers to experience firsthand. Watch as we explore these experiences through the lens of Yotron The Don’s 420 Somewhere Art & Cannabis Documentary Film!


5. AREA 420 & BrainStrap Genetics – Cannabis For Breakfast

At AREA 420, we bring the best of cannabis to Colorado. As the world’s largest collection of independently owned commercial cannabis operators, we offer a variety of products and services for both recreational and medical users. From licensed commercial grows to marijuana-infused products laboratories, testing labs, and research facilities – join us as we explore this 420 acre business park in Southern Colorado! BrainStrap Genetics also joins us on our journey as they share their insights into the industry with Cannabis For Breakfast.


6. High Times 420 Covers

This video is an exploration of the history and impact of High Times Magazine on the 420 culture. From its humble beginnings to becoming a leader in cannabis news and advocacy, this documentary covers it all! has permission from High Times to use this footage, so join us for an informative journey through one of the most iconic magazines ever created!


7. High Times: Sea of Green – 420: How to grow Cannabis

Growing Cannabis be an intimidating process, but with the right knowledge it doesn’t have to be! In this video produced by Tim Alley, you’ll learn all the basics and more about how to grow your own cannabis. From Sea of Green methods to harvesting tips – get ready for a comprehensive guide that will help you master growing marijuana!


8. Jamaica Cannabis (Weed Documentary)

Have you ever been curious about Jamaica’s cannabis culture? If so, this documentary is perfect for you! It takes an in-depth look at the history and current state of marijuana in Jamaica. The film explores how its use has evolved over time and how it is viewed by locals today. This documentary also covers the political landscape surrounding marijuana and what steps are being taken to legalize or decriminalize it. Get a unique insight into the Jamaican cannabis culture with this remarkable documentary!


9. Happy 420: Ganja Trimming Spliff Chat

420 is a special day for cannabis lovers all over the world. Join us as we celebrate this special occasion with an amazing documentary! Follow along as we explore a ganja tree that has blown down early and get to trimming it up. Get ready for some spliff chat, laughter, and lots of fun! Happy 420 everyone!


10. The History of Marijuana – 420 Ganga Law

Marijuana is a plant with a long and fascinating history. In this documentary, we explore the relationship between marijuana and law through the years, from its early uses to medicinal purposes in modern times. We also take an exclusive look at Joshua Keith Roberts’ journey from his Bachelor of Science degree in Socio-Political Communications to his Juris Doctorate from University of Missouri-Columbia. Join us as we dive into The History of Marijuana – 420 Ganga Law!


11. Best Marijuana Documentary you will ever watch!

Are you looking for a documentary that will blow your mind? Look no further! This is the best 420 documentary you’ll ever watch. From exploring its deep history to uncovering how it has impacted our culture, this doc takes viewers on an amazing journey through the world of marijuana. Get ready to expand your knowledge and explore this fascinating topic like never before!


12. The 420 Lifestyle with Carly Marley: Cannabis Competitions & Events

arly Marley takes us on a journey to explore the 420 lifestyle! We’ll get an inside look at some of the amazing cannabis competitions and events happening around the world. Plus, we have exclusive footage from Tommy Chong’s recent event that you won’t want to miss! Get ready for an unforgettable experience as we explore the culture and community behind 420.

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