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Best Stoner Movies and Shows of All Time

Welcome to the ultimate guide to stoner movies and TV shows! Grab your favorite snack, roll one up, and get ready to embark on a hilarious and mind-bending journey through some of the most iconic and beloved films and shows in stoner culture. From trippy animations to laugh-out-loud comedies, we’ll explore the world of high humor, memorable characters, and unforgettable moments that make these titles perfect for a smoke-filled movie night with friends. Whether you’re a seasoned stoner looking for your next cinematic adventure or just curious about what all the buzz is about, sit back, relax, and let’s dive into the wonderful world of these stoner classics.

Reefer Madness (1936)

Let’s roll up the history books and spark up with the classic stoner flick Reefer Madness, a film that’s become the stuff of legend. Directed by Louis J. Gasnier, this propaganda piece takes a hilariously melodramatic approach to depicting the perils of marijuana. Its exaggerated acting and ludicrous scenarios have transformed it into a cult favorite among stoners and cinephiles alike. From the wild hallucinations to the laughable “facts” about the devil’s lettuce, Reefer Madness remains a must-watch for anyone craving a good laugh and a peek into the absurdities of the past.

Easy Rider (1969)

Easy Rider, directed by the legendary Dennis Hopper, isn’t just a film; it’s a psychedelic journey through the heart of American counterculture. Hopper, alongside Peter Fonda, takes viewers on a wild ride across the American Southwest, exploring themes of freedom, rebellion, and the pursuit of the ultimate high. With its groundbreaking cinematography and a soundtrack that’s practically a time capsule of the era, Easy Rider continues to inspire generations of filmmakers and free spirits. It’s a film that dares you to hop on your bike, hit the open road, and discover what freedom truly means.

Animal House (1978)

Enter the frat-tastic world of Animal House, where toga parties and beer bongs reign supreme. Directed by John Landis, this raucous comedy set in a fictional college fraternity house is a riotous romp from start to finish. With John Belushi leading the charge as the anarchic Bluto Blutarsky, Animal House serves up a buffet of outrageous antics and unforgettable characters. It’s a film that celebrates the art of letting loose and thumbing your nose at authority, making it a perennial favorite among party animals and comedy aficionados alike. We have the perfect thing for your next watch party, too: this Suds and Buds mug will have you multitasking like you’re back in college again, and doing anything but studying!

Up in Smoke (1978)

Prepare to get lifted with Up in Smoke, the film that put Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong on the map as the ultimate stoner duo. Directed by Lou Adler, this weed-fueled odyssey follows Cheech and Chong as they embark on a series of misadventures in search of the perfect high. From mistaken identities to run-ins with the law, Up in Smoke is a non-stop joyride filled with laughs, absurdity, and more than a little greenery. With its iconic one-liners and infectious humor, it’s no wonder this film has become a cornerstone of stoner comedy culture. Kick your feet up while you watch this one, and keep them toes cozy with your very own Cheech and Chong Knit Socks!

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Cruise into the ’80s with Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), directed by Amy Heckerling and based on the book by Cameron Crowe. Set in a California high school, this coming-of-age comedy follows a group of teenagers as they navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, all against the backdrop of mall culture and early ’80s music. With a cast that includes future stars like Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Judge Reinhold, Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a snapshot of teenage life that’s as funny as it is heartfelt. Whether it’s Stacy’s awkward encounters at the mall or Jeff Spicoli’s iconic surfer dude antics, this film has something for everyone.

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Let’s keep the good times rolling with Dazed and Confused, a coming-of-age comedy directed by Richard Linklater. Set on the last day of school in 1976, this film takes viewers on a nostalgic trip back to the heyday of bell bottoms, rock ‘n’ roll, and teenage rebellion. With its ensemble cast of rising stars including Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, and Parker Posey, Dazed and Confused captures the essence of youth with authenticity and humor. From wild parties to cruising the strip, it’s a film that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the ’70s and the universal experience of growing up. Next time you wanna take your cool vibes fro the couch to on the road, check out some of our scented air fresheners. You might need them to cover some otherwise noticeable odors in your car…

Clerks (1994)

Get ready to punch in for a shift at the Quick Stop with Clerks, the debut film from director Kevin Smith. Shot on a shoestring budget in black and white, this indie comedy follows a day in the life of two slacker clerks as they navigate the trials and tribulations of working in retail. With its witty dialogue, pop culture references, and memorable characters like Dante and Randal, Clerks became an instant cult classic and launched Smith’s career as a filmmaker. Whether it’s debating the finer points of Star Wars or dealing with unruly customers, Clerks is a hilarious slice of life that resonates with audiences to this day.

Friday (1995)

Kick back and relax with Friday, directed by F. Gary Gray and starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. Set in South Central Los Angeles, this comedy follows two friends, Craig and Smokey, as they spend a day getting into all sorts of trouble in their neighborhood. From run-ins with drug dealers to encounters with nosy neighbors, Friday is a laugh-out-loud comedy that’s equal parts hilarious and heartwarming. With its iconic quotes and memorable performances, it’s no wonder this film has become a beloved classic of the genre.

Mallrats (1995)

Welcome to the wacky world of Mallrats, the sophomore effort from director Kevin Smith. Set in a suburban shopping mall, this comedy follows two friends, Brodie and T.S., as they navigate the trials and tribulations of love, friendship, and life in general. With its irreverent humor, quirky characters, and countless pop culture references, Mallrats is a hilarious romp that captures the absurdity of mall culture in the ’90s. Whether it’s the antics of Jay and Silent Bob or the outrageous stunts pulled by the characters, Mallrats is a film that’s guaranteed to leave you laughing.

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Now, let’s abide with The Big Lebowski, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and starring Jeff Bridges as the iconic “Dude.” This quirky comedy follows the laid-back Dude as he gets embroiled in a case of mistaken identity, leading to a series of bizarre and hilarious encounters. With its offbeat humor, memorable characters, and endlessly quotable dialogue, The Big Lebowski has earned a cult following and cemented its status as a modern classic. Whether you’re a nihilist, a bowler, or just a fan of good ol’ White Russians, this film has something for everyone.

That ’70s Show (1998-2006)

This beloved sitcom takes viewers back to the bell-bottomed era of the 1970s, centering on a group of teenagers hanging out in the fictional town of Point Place, Wisconsin. Created by Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, and Mark Brazill, the show features iconic characters like Eric Forman (Topher Grace), a typical suburban kid; Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), his smart and independent girlfriend; Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), the rebellious and sarcastic friend; and Fez (Wilmer Valderrama), the foreign exchange student with a mysterious past. With its memorable basement hangouts, psychedelic visuals, and hilarious stoner moments courtesy of Leo (Tommy Chong), That ’70s Show is a nostalgic and hilarious trip through the grooviest decade.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Embark on a psychedelic journey with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. The film is a whirlwind of hallucinatory experiences as Duke and Gonzo immerse themselves in the hedonistic excesses of Las Vegas. From the infamous hotel check-in scene, where Duke delivers the iconic line, “We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” to the surreal drug-fueled sequences set to Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit,” Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a surreal and unforgettable trip through the heart of the American Dream gone awry.

Half Baked (1998)

Get ready to roll with laughter in Half Baked, directed by Tamra Davis and starring Dave Chappelle as Thurgood, Jim Breuer as Brian, and Guillermo Díaz as Scarface. The film follows a group of friends who must come up with a plan to raise bail money for their buddy, Kenny, after he’s arrested for accidentally killing a diabetic police horse. From Thurgood’s memorable “Abba Zabba, you my only friend” line to Scarface’s outlandish antics involving a giant bag of weed named “Mr. Nice Guy,” Half Baked is packed with hilarious moments that will leave you in stitches.

Detroit Rock City (1999)

Rock out with Detroit Rock City, directed by Adam Rifkin and starring Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, and Sam Huntington as four friends on a mission to attend a KISS concert. The film is a love letter to ’70s rock culture, filled with memorable moments like the boys’ encounters with KISS fans and their misadventures involving stolen concert tickets. From the epic road trip soundtrack featuring classic rock hits to the outrageous ’70s fashion choices, Detroit Rock City is a nostalgic blast from the past that’s guaranteed to get your head banging.

Idle Hands (1999)

Prepare for a hand-ful of laughs in Idle Hands, directed by Rodman Flender and starring Devon Sawa as Anton, Seth Green as Mick, and Jessica Alba as Molly. The film follows Anton, whose possessed hand goes on a murderous rampage, as Anton must confront the demonic force within him. One of the most memorable scenes involves Anton’s hand gruesomely dispatching his parents while he’s blissfully unaware, engrossed in a horror movie marathon. As Anton struggles to control his possessed appendage, hilarity ensues with absurd situations like his hand becoming infatuated with Molly’s severed head and his attempts to hide his deadly limb from his friends. With its blend of horror and comedy, Idle Hands delivers plenty of gory laughs and outlandish moments that are sure to leave an impression.

Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)

Dude, where’s the laughs? Look no further than Dude, Where’s My Car?, directed by Danny Leiner and starring Ashton Kutcher as Jesse and Seann William Scott as Chester. The film follows two stoner buddies who wake up after a night of heavy partying to discover their car missing and embark on a hilarious quest to find it. Filled with absurd situations like encountering aliens, battling ostriches, and joining a cult, Dude, Where’s My Car? is a comedic rollercoaster ride that’s as nonsensical as it is entertaining. With memorable lines like “And then!” and “Dude, what does mine say?” the film has become a cult classic for its sheer absurdity and quotable moments.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000-2015)

Created by Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro, Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an animated series that defies categorization. The show follows the surreal adventures of three anthropomorphic fast food items—Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad—as they navigate absurd situations in their New Jersey suburb. With its off-the-wall humor, bizarre characters like the Mooninites and Carl, and surreal animation style, Aqua Teen Hunger Force is a cult classic that’s as strange as it is hilarious.

Scary Movie (2000)

Get ready for a hilarious spoof with Scary Movie, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. This comedy takes aim at the horror genre, parodying popular films like Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and The Blair Witch Project. With its over-the-top humor, outrageous gags, and clever references to horror classics, Scary Movie is a laugh-out-loud riot that’s perfect for fans of both comedy and horror.

Trailer Park Boys (2001-2018)

Created by Mike Clattenburg, Trailer Park Boys is a mockumentary-style comedy that follows the escapades of Ricky (Robb Wells), Julian (John Paul Tremblay), and Bubbles (Mike Smith) as they navigate life in a Nova Scotia trailer park. With its irreverent humor, colorful characters, and absurd plotlines, Trailer Park Boys is a beloved cult classic that’s sure to leave you in stitches.

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

Join Jay and Silent Bob on their wildest adventure yet in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by Kevin Smith. This comedy follows the titular duo as they embark on a cross-country journey to stop a movie based on their comic book alter egos from being made. Packed with inside jokes, celebrity cameos, and meta humor, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a love letter to Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse and a hilarious send-up of Hollywood culture.

Super Troopers (2001)

Buckle up for a wild ride with Super Troopers, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. This comedy follows a group of inept state troopers who spend their days pulling pranks and goofing off on the job. When their station is threatened with closure, they must band together to solve a drug smuggling case and save their jobs. With its irreverent humor, memorable characters, and endless supply of one-liners, Super Troopers is a cult classic that’s sure to leave you in stitches.

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

Get ready to relive the summer of ’81 with Wet Hot American Summer, directed by David Wain. Set on the last day of camp at Camp Firewood, this comedy follows a group of counselors as they navigate romantic entanglements, rivalries, and absurd hijinks. With its ensemble cast of comedy all-stars including Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, and Paul Rudd, Wet Hot American Summer is a loving parody of ’80s teen comedies that’s as hilarious as it is heartfelt.

Slackers (2002)

Slack off with Slackers, directed by Dewey Nicks. This comedy follows a group of college slackers who devise elaborate schemes to cheat their way through school. When they’re blackmailed by an overachieving student, they must outsmart her to protect their lazy lifestyle. With its outrageous humor and zany plot twists, Slackers is a guilty pleasure that’s perfect for a night of mindless entertainment.

Van Wilder (2002)

Party like a rock star with Van Wilder, directed by Walt Becker. This comedy follows the titular Van Wilder, a seventh-year college student who’s become a campus legend for his wild parties and devil-may-care attitude. When his father cuts him off, Van must find a way to fund his extravagant lifestyle while also wooing the girl of his dreams. With its raunchy humor, charming performances, and heartwarming message about friendship and self-discovery, Van Wilder is a college comedy classic that’s sure to leave you laughing.

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

Satisfy your munchies with Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, directed by Danny Leiner. This comedy follows two friends, Harold and Kumar, on a quest to satisfy their late-night craving for White Castle burgers. Along the way, they encounter a series of absurd obstacles and hilarious misadventures, including a run-in with Neil Patrick Harris. With its irreverent humor and clever social commentary, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a stoner comedy that’s as thought-provoking as it is laugh-out-loud funny.

Clerks II (2006)

Return to the Quick Stop with Clerks II, directed by Kevin Smith and featuring the return of Dante (Brian O’Halloran) and Randal (Jeff Anderson). In this sequel, Dante and Randal find themselves working at a fast-food joint after the Quick Stop burns down. The film is filled with memorable moments like Randal’s improvised “Porch Monkey” dance, the infamous “Pillow Pants” conversation, and the heartfelt rooftop scene where Dante and Randal reflect on their friendship. With its blend of crude humor, heartfelt moments, and pop culture references, Clerks II is a worthy successor to the original and a must-watch for fans of the View Askewniverse.

Grandma’s Boy (2006)

Get ready to level up with Grandma’s Boy, directed by Nicholaus Goossen and starring Allen Covert as Alex, Linda Cardellini as Samantha, and Peter Dante as Dante. The film follows Alex, a video game tester who moves in with his grandmother after being evicted from his apartment. Memorable moments include Alex’s awkward encounters with his eccentric roommates, Dante’s obsession with weed and video games, and the epic gaming showdown at the end of the film. With its irreverent humor and love letter to gaming culture, Grandma’s Boy is a hilarious romp that’s perfect for a night of gaming with friends.

Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)

Return to Sunnyvale Trailer Park with Trailer Park Boys: The Movie, directed by Mike Clattenburg and starring Robb Wells as Ricky, John Paul Tremblay as Julian, and Mike Smith as Bubbles. This comedy follows the misadventures of Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles as they hatch a scheme to steal a large quantity of marijuana and become millionaires. Memorable moments include Ricky’s iconic malapropisms, Julian’s schemes gone awry, and Bubbles’ love for his beloved kitties. With its mockumentary style and irreverent humor, Trailer Park Boys: The Movie is a must-watch for fans of the long-running TV series.

Super High Me (2007)

Directed by Michael Blieden, this documentary follows comedian Doug Benson as he embarks on a 30-day experiment to see how smoking marijuana affects his life, health, and creativity. Inspired by Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me, Benson abstains from marijuana for 30 days before undergoing a 30-day period of heavy cannabis use. With its blend of humor and insight into the effects of cannabis use, Super High Me is an entertaining and thought-provoking exploration of stoner culture.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)

This hilariously titled movie tie-in takes the absurdity of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force series to the big screen. Directed by Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis, the film follows the Aqua Teens as they battle an ancient exercise machine that threatens to destroy the world. With its absurd humor, bizarre plot twists, and irreverent take on pop culture, Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters is a must-watch for fans of the series.

Pineapple Express (2008)

Get ready for a cinematic blaze with Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green and starring Seth Rogen as Dale and James Franco as Saul. This action-comedy follows a process server and his drug dealer as they go on the run after witnessing a murder. Memorable moments include Saul’s improvised “Thug Life” speech, the epic fight scene set to M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes,” and the hilarious antics of Red, played by Danny McBride. With its blend of stoner humor and high-octane action, Pineapple Express is a wild ride that’s sure to leave you laughing.

Due Date (2010)

Directed by Todd Phillips, Due Date stars Robert Downey Jr. as Peter, a high-strung architect, and Zach Galifianakis as Ethan, an aspiring actor with a penchant for disaster. When Peter is forced to hitch a ride with Ethan to make it to his wife’s due date, hilarity ensues as the odd couple embarks on a cross-country journey. With its odd-couple dynamic, outrageous situations, and hilarious performances, Due Date is a laugh-out-loud comedy that’s perfect for a night of escapism.

Adventure Time (2010-2018)

Adventure Time is a whimsical animated series created by Pendleton Ward that follows the adventures of Finn the Human and his shape-shifting dog Jake in the Land of Ooo. With its vibrant animation, quirky characters, and imaginative storytelling, Adventure Time offers a fantastical escape that’s perfect for stoners. Whether you’re joining Finn and Jake on epic quests, exploring the magical Candy Kingdom, or hanging out with quirky side characters like Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the Vampire Queen, Adventure Time is a trippy and enchanting journey that’s sure to spark your imagination and leave you craving adventure.

Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)

Step into the shoes of the ultimate slacker with Jeff, Who Lives at Home, directed by Jay and Mark Duplass and starring Jason Segel as Jeff and Ed Helms as his brother Pat. This comedy follows Jeff, a 30-year-old stoner who still lives in his mother’s basement, as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery after receiving a mysterious phone call. Memorable moments include Jeff’s philosophical musings on fate and destiny, his encounter with a wrong-number caller named Kevin, and the heartwarming climax where Jeff finally finds purpose in his life. With its blend of humor and heart, Jeff, Who Lives at Home is a poignant exploration of family, destiny, and the power of believing in something greater than yourself.

Paul (2011)

Paul is a hilarious sci-fi comedy directed by Greg Mottola and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as two British comic book enthusiasts who encounter an wisecracking alien named Paul while on a road trip across the American Southwest. Filled with nods to classic sci-fi movies and clever references to geek culture, Paul is a love letter to fans of the genre. With its blend of humor, heart, and outlandish situations, the film is a perfect choice for stoners looking for a cosmic adventure that’s guaranteed to leave them laughing and questioning the mysteries of the universe.

This Is The End (2013)

This Is the End, directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, is an apocalyptic comedy that stars an ensemble cast including Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, and Craig Robinson. When a wild party at James Franco’s house is interrupted by the end of the world, the group of Hollywood celebrities must band together to survive. Filled with over-the-top humor, outrageous situations, and hilarious celebrity cameos, This Is the End is a wild ride from start to finish. Whether you’re laughing at the absurd predicaments faced by the characters or marveling at the film’s wild special effects, This Is the End is a perfect choice for a smoke-filled movie night with friends.

Rick and Morty (2013-present)

Rick and Morty is a mind-bending animated series created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon that follows the adventures of an eccentric scientist named Rick Sanchez and his easily influenced grandson Morty as they travel through space and alternate dimensions. Filled with dark humor, existential themes, and mind-bending sci-fi concepts, Rick and Morty is a favorite among stoners for its ability to blow minds and spark philosophical discussions. Whether you’re laughing at the misadventures of Rick and Morty or pondering the deeper questions about life, the universe, and everything in between, Rick and Morty is guaranteed to leave you in awe and wonder.

Inherent Vice (2014)

Inherent Vice, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon, is a neo-noir comedy set in 1970s Los Angeles. The film follows private investigator Doc Sportello as he investigates the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend’s new lover, getting tangled up in a web of intrigue and conspiracy along the way. Filled with convoluted plotlines, eccentric characters, and surreal atmosphere, Inherent Vice is a psychedelic journey that’s perfect for stoners looking for a trippy and immersive experience. Whether you’re trying to unravel the mysteries of the plot or simply enjoying the film’s offbeat humor and stylish visuals, Inherent Vice is sure to leave you entertained and questioning the nature of reality in the best possible way.

Super Troopers 2 (2018)

Super Troopers 2, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, is the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic original. When a border dispute arises between the United States and Canada, the Super Troopers are called in to set up a new highway patrol station in the disputed area. Filled with absurd humor, outrageous gags, and lovable characters, Super Troopers 2 is a laugh-out-loud romp from start to finish. Whether you’re chuckling at the antics of the Super Troopers as they bumble their way through a new adventure or marveling at the film’s clever callbacks and inside jokes, Super Troopers 2 is sure to keep you entertained and laughing until the credits roll.

Clerks III (2022)

Clerks III reunites viewers with the beloved characters from the Quick Stop convenience store for a final round of hilarity and hijinks. In this third installment, Dante Hicks (Brian O’Halloran) and Randal Graves (Jeff Anderson) find themselves facing mid-life crises as they approach their 50s. When a life-altering event forces them to reevaluate their priorities, the duo decides to make a movie about their experiences working at the convenience store, with the help of their friends Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith). Filled with Kevin Smith’s trademark witty dialogue, pop culture references (including a rousing opener set to “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance), and irreverent humor, Clerks III is a heartfelt and hilarious ode to friendship and the power of chasing your dreams. This might just be the one to make you put the joint in your ashtray and reach for a tissue instead.