When it comes to discussing movies about drugs, it is usually about twisted darky life of addicted person or a drug cartel which involved in a big crime. Indeed, most of movies on this topic bring those platforms. But, not all of them are packaged in boring ways. In fact, some of them have exorbitant humours that will bring you to laugh. Here, we cover best movies about drugs.
This American crime/drama movie which was released at the beginning of 21st century is one of best movies about drugs. Big stars such as Johnny Depp, Jordy Mila, and Penelope Cruz are on this movie.
When he was a kid, George Yung’s family went to bankruptcy and his parents convinced him that money is not everything in the world. When he has grown up, George moved to LA with his friend “Tuna”. There the met Barbara who later introduce them to a marijuana dealer “Derek”. As we can guess, George was then getting trapped on drugs dealing business. He was caught by police for several times. Even his mom, call cop to get him.
George’s life changed for a while when he married a woman “Mirtha” and had a daughter called “Kristina”. The happy life did not last long when George’s tried to sell drugs for the last time in order toget money for taking Kristina on California vacation. Unfortunately, the plan was known by the authorities. Once again, George was sentenced to prison. A devastating story of George trying to assert his relationship with his daughter and his parents could bring you in tears.
A complicated story brings ”Blow” as one of best movies about drugs.
Will you stop to study when there is a drug that can make you beyond smart? Well, that drug may be only on our imagination and this American movie “Limitless”.
The movie covers a pathetic author “Eddie Moora” who is played by Bradley Cooper who is struggling on his works. He then meet his ex-wife’s brother “Vernon” who gives him a drug called “NZT-48”. After consuming that drug, Eddie becomes smarter, active, and productive. Even more amazing, he finishes his novel which later being praised only in hours of writing. After learning that the drug’s effects do not last long, he then try to find get that NZT-48 from Vernon.
Unfortunately, he found Vernon is murdered. However, he found Vernon’s supply of that drug. With the help from the drug he consumes, Eddie successfully getting his life back on the track. Even better, he made a million after playing on stock market.
However, it seems that a thing that obtained by using instant way is usually not good. Eddie later learn that everyone who previously consumed the drug he is currently consuming ended up on death or hospital. Panicked by some negative effects that start occurring, he then tried to resolve those effects by hiring a chemist. Does he successfully be off from NZT-48 addiction and maintain his performance? You have this one of best movies about drugs.
21 Jump Street (2012)
Jump Street (2012)
Who says that best movies about drugs are packaged only as crime or mystery or drama movies? 21 Jump Street defy all that thoughts. Yes, 21 Jump Street is a comedy movie with story about drug.
Starring Jonah Hill as Morton Schmidt and Channing Tatum as Greg Jenko will totally bring laugh to you. They are a friend in high school. Later, they meet again in a police academy where their story together started. They are becoming a great partner in the police academy.
Both of them then are assigned to investigate a synthetic drug which is circulated at Sagan High School. To make the investigation succeed, they are pretended and admitted as student at that high school. They are taking class and building a friendship with some students. Even greater, Schmidt has a special relationship with a girl whom later learned as his boss’s daughter.
The journey revealing the dealer of the drug bring not only interesting story but also joy and fun. Even some heroic actions that supposed to be cool are presented with fun and humorous ways. This movie definitely deserves one place as one of best movies about drugs.