Here are our top 10 best stoner movies of the 90s
If you were alive in the ’90s, it would be no surprise to know that weed and blockbuster films went hand in hand. But which Stoner films of the time made the top ten list?
Check them out below!
10. Half Baked (1998)
Directed by Tamra Davis and starring Dave Chapelle, who co-wrote the film with Neal Brennan, this film is a dream for Stoner that will make you laugh at her antics. The story revolves around three stoners who come up with crazy plans to get their boyfriend out of jail.
With music like Run DMC and short appearances from stoner kings like Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg, this is the perfect film to get high and laugh a lot. Check out this movie when you want to get stoned, have some nibbles, and have a great time with your stoner friends.
9th Friday (1995)
Directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Ice Cube and DJ Pooh, Friday is a movie that will make you laugh. With Ice Cube as Craig and Chris Tucker as Smokey, the two have to come up with $ 200 that they owe a local racket or they will never see Saturday again.
In the film, Craig Jones is now unemployed after being laid off the day before. The problem starts when Smokey’s supplier named Big Worm wants his money or product back and both Craig and Smokey go broke. Their antics make this movie comedic gold and have a great hip hop vibe. As you watch, make sure you go up in flames and have a good laugh.
8. Bio-Dome (1996)
If you are looking for a comedy to smoke or dab and have a few laughs in, this gem should be checked out. This adventure with Pauly Shore as Bud “Squirrel” Macintosh and Stephen Baldwin as Doyle “Stubs” Johnson involves two stoners who have been locked in a bio-dome for a year.
The film begins with Bud and Doyle doing nothing productive with their lives while their friends are environmental activists. The two women decided to leave their friends as they do not support their goals of saving the earth. Because of their antics, both Bud and Doyle are caught with many scientists in the biodome and remain there for a whole year. The movie is full of laughs and glitches and a perfect movie to watch when you are high up.
7. The great Lebowski (1998)
With Jeff Bridges as The Dude, the Coen Brothers made a hilarious movie. In the film, The Dude is mistaken for a millionaire with the same surname. When two thugs try to force him to pay a debt he was not involved in, the two thugs piss on his carpet.
After trying to get his wealthy Lebowski to pay for his carpet, he takes on a one-off job that pays off. With his bowling buddy Walter, who is a man with anger problems, they set out to do the business. Hilarity emerges when The Dude becomes entangled with tycoons and nihilists of the porn empire who all want a piece from him. Get up and follow The Dude through all of his adventures.
6. Clerks (1994)
This film is powered by cannabis and created by marijuana attorney Kevin Smith. Playing Silent Bob, Smith and Jason Mewes as Jay began starring in a number of Stoner films that have become cult favorites. The film follows a man named Dante Hicks (played by Brian O’Halloran) and Randal Graves (played by Jeff Anderson).
The two employees, Dante and Randal, hate their work. Dante works in a small supermarket and Randal in a video store next door. Dante is called to work on his day off and then learns that his ex is getting married. The story follows this gritty clerk through a series of topics that only make his day worse. With appearances from Jay and Silent Bob and a dark comedic atmosphere, this movie is perfect to flare up.
5. Bongwater (1997)
This indie pot comedy introduced us to Jack Black as the weed-mad beater. With loads of famous stars like Luke Wilson, Alicia Witt, Andy Dick and Brittany Murphy, this movie is full of laughs. David, played by Luke Wilson, is an emerging artist and pot dealer. After his girlfriend Selena, played by Alicia Witt, became addicted to the pot, she flies to New York with Tommy (played by Jamie Kennedy) out of jealousy.
Throughout the Stoner movie, David tries to win Selena back and goes through many gimmicks including Jack Black who made this movie worth watching. Although this movie is often overlooked and underrated, it is still a stoner movie that you should definitely watch with your friends in hand.
4. Homegrown (1998)
After Malcolm (played by John Lithgow) sets up a blooming marijuana plantation in California, he is killed by a mysterious assailant. Three of the workers who helped run the plantation decide to take over the business. With Billy Bob Thornton as Jack, Hank Azaria as Carter and Ryan Phillippe as Harlan, this trio quickly learns that they are way above their heads.
As Harlan, Jack, and Carter try to find buyers for millions of dollars of dope, they try their best to deal with the duplication, trading, and peril of the marijuana industry. If you get high this movie is perfect to watch. This comedic film even has a surprising appearance from Jon Bon Jovi. Light up and break open a belly as you follow these characters through their inept and fiddly methods of dealing with the aftermath of a marijuana farm.
3. Idle Hands (1999)
Often overlooked when it comes to ’90s stoner movies, idle hands is filled with laughter and horror. Pothead protagonist Anton (played by Devon Sawa) wakes up on Halloween morning and discovers that his right hand is obsessed with murderous intent. One of the fun things about this movie is that Anton uses an inhaler that is hanging around his neck and which he has made into a pipe.
For the rest of the story, the Hand manages to kill his two best friends and even tries to murder the girl he loves (played by Jessica Alba). The film ends with a Halloween dance in which the hand of the lead singer of Offspring tears the hair off the head. But that’s not all this film has to offer. Get high and prepare for a gorefest that will make you laugh.
2. Dazed and Confused (1993)
This all-star cast is one of the most beloved and beloved stoner movies of the 90s. Featuring stars like Matthew McConaughey, Milla Jovovich, Rory Cochrane and Parker Posey, this film follows the events of the last day of high school in 1976. If you are looking for great music be sure to check out this movie’s stoner rock soundtrack.
The story begins with following a few different friends who try to avoid the year-end paddling that older students do to newbies male. At the same time, the female seniors are delighting the freshmen girls. Everyone ends up at a barrel party at the end of the night and everyone has a good time. This movie will make you laugh and make you feel nostalgic for the good old days.
1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
After Hunter S. Thompson’s drug and the insane chaos of his 1971 Must-Read, this adaptation of the book will turn your head. This movie is one of the best-received stoner movies of the 90s. Lots of people suggest watching this while you are into mushrooms as the film features a lot of visual chaos that is sure to get you bogged down.
With Johnny Depp as Thompson and Benicio Del Toro as Dr. Gonzo, follow them on a road trip to Las Vegas to tell a story about a race. Drug and alcohol run, destroy the two hotel rooms, tour Vegas and basically have the trip of a lifetime. Watch this film and enjoy the many laughs and antics of the two friends. But watch out, it’s bat land.
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