The Best Movies About Weed

Mar 22, 2024 | Crime, Drugs, Movies

Welcome to the wonderful world of cinema, where storytelling and imagination know no bounds. In this ever-evolving landscape of film, there is one topic that has sparked controversy, curiosity, and even laughter – weed. From stoner comedies to thought-provoking dramas, movies about weed have always captured our attention and pushed the boundaries of what we consider ‘normal’. So get your popcorn and joints ready as we take a look at some of the best movies about weed that have graced our screens. Get ready to laugh, cry, and maybe even question your own perceptions about this polarizing plant in this ultimate cinematic journey. So sit back, relax, and let’s dive into the smoky world of marijuana-infused movies.


1. Ripped (2017)

RippedTwo stoners, known for their free-spirited ways and love of smoking pot, find themselves transported to the year 2016 after indulging in some top secret CIA weed. Suddenly thrown into a world they couldn’t have even imagined, these balding and overweight protagonists must navigate their way through modern society using only their uncomplicated enthusiasm.






2. Up In Smoke (1978)

Up In SmokeGet ready to rock and roll with Cheech and Chong as they hit the big screen in this hilarious comedy. Known for their wild lifestyles, outrageous skits, and record-breaking album sales in the 1970s, the dynamic duo is back and better than ever.






3. How High (2001)

How HighTwo lifelong friends from Staten Island, who happen to be avid stoners, embark on a wild adventure after accidentally sprinkling the ashes of their departed buddy into their homegrown pot. What seemed like a harmless act quickly transforms into something extraordinary when they discover that their weed has developed into a super-strain that makes them smarter.






4. Grass Is Greener (2019)

Enjoy a captivating exploration of America’s tumultuous relationship with weed in this thought-provoking documentary, directed and narrated by hip-hop legend Fab 5 Freddy. Through the perspectives of influential figures like Snoop Dogg and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, delve into the impact of jazz and hip-hop on the world’s perception of marijuana – a plant that has fueled both creativity and controversy. Gain insight into the ongoing war on drugs, which has been marred by racial injustice, as you witness a powerful interplay of art, culture, and societal norms. With Fab 5 Freddy at the helm, this film offers a unique perspective on a complex topic that continues to spark debates and ignite change in today’s society.


5. Budz House (2012)

Bud Howard is not your typical protagonist. He’s a lovable, yet unmotivated slacker who spends his days getting high and dreaming of creating his own successful comic book series. Living with his mother and younger sister in Baldwin Hills, California, Bud’s life takes an unexpected turn when he and his friends stumble upon a huge stash of weed.


6. MAMA WEED (2020)

A skilled translator for the Paris police’s anti-narcotics unit, Patience Portefeux (Isabelle Huppert) spends her days interpreting conversations between the city’s top drug dealers. But as the night falls, she becomes a dutiful daughter to her aging mother in a long-term care facility, struggling to keep up with the mounting bills.


7. THE BEACH BUM (2019)

The second official trailer for THE BEACH BUM (2019) has arrived, and it’s a journey into the world of artistic expression and contemplation. Through minimalist visuals and concise language, this trailer invites the viewer to interpret and project their own ideas onto the film. It’s not about providing detailed information, but rather sparking imagination and evoking feelings and thoughts.


8. THE LEDGE (2022)

In the depths of nature, two friends set out on a daring rock climbing adventure. But what starts as an exhilarating journey quickly turns into a nightmare when Kelly stumbles upon her best friend’s brutal murder. With the killer caught on camera, Kelly becomes the next target for a menacing group of close-knit friends who will go to extreme lengths to keep their dark secret hidden.

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