Higher Ground: The 9 Types of Drug Movies in Hollywood

DrugMoviesLead.jpgEvery moviegoer over the age of 18 has experimented with some kind of drug movie, and this weekend, Relativity Media rolls out another addition to this expansive genre of pharmaceutical films. In Limitless, Bradley Cooper stars as a downtrodden writer whose luck changes dramatically when he starts using an experimental drug called NZT. Before we embrace this new subgenre of substance cinema though, let's review the nine types of drug movies that have already been embraced by Hollywood.

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  • Senor Wences says:

    No cautionary drug movies, like Reefer Madness or Go Ask Alice?

  • busterbluth says:

    If you're gonna show a pic from French Connection II, you may as well mention it in your slideshow.
    It really deserves its own number, unless you can think of a few other films that involve an American cop traveling overseas, getting kidnapped, being forced into smack addiction by his kidnappers, and beating said addiction before nabbing the bad guys.

  • Bradley Paul Valentine says:

    French Connection II just went on my must see list!

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