Stoner movies are a classic subgenre of comedy films that often revolve around characters who are obsessed with smoking marijuana and getting high. These movies are known for their humorous and lighthearted take on the stoner lifestyle. Often featuring absurd and over-the-top situations that leave us laughing. Some classic stoner movies include “Pineapple Express,” “Up in Smoke,” and “Friday,”. All of which have become cult classics in the world of cannabis-themed entertainment. Whether you’re a fan of the laid-back, carefree attitude of weed culture or just enjoy a good laugh, these movies are a great choice for a fun and entertaining evening at home.
TOP 5 FAVORITE STONER MOVIES
1. The Big Lebowski – A cult classic weed culture movie about mistaken identity, The Big Lebowski is a must watch for any fan of the genre. Jeff Bridges stars as “The Dude,” an LA slacker who becomes embroiled in a kidnapping plot after being mistaken for another man with the same name. The film is hilarious, quotable, and features an all-star cast including John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, and John Turturro.
2. Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke – One of the most iconic stoner comedies of all time, Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke follows the misadventures of two bumbling stoners. Played by the real-life duo as they attempt to score some weed and avoided getting busted by the cops. Along the way, they accidentally drive a van made entirely out of marijuana across the Mexican border and end up becoming national celebrities.
3. Half Baked – Another classic comedy, Half Baked follows three potheads. Played by Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, and Guillermo Diaz. Who get into trouble after stealing medical-grade marijuana from a research facility to sell on the black market to raise money for their friend’s bail bond. Hilarity ensues as they try to evade both the law and rival drug dealers while staying high 24/7.
4. Pineapple Express – A more recent addition to the stoner movie canon. Pineapple Express follows hapless process server Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) as he witnesses a murder committed by a corrupt police officer while delivering papers for his job. He goes on the run with his dealer Saul Silver (James Franco), leading them both on a wild adventure involving hitmen, gangsters, and plenty of weed smoking along the way.