What are the best Movies about addiction?

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    #1Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream is a drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Hubert Selby Jr. It follows the story of four Coney island people as their addiction gets deeper and their drug-induced utopia persists.

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    Mary Montgomery
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "A story of a mother and son addicted to two different drugs. I love how Ellen Burstyn portrayed her role in this movie. She is a very effective actress to think that she is not that young to be an addict but she pulled it off!"
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    #2Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Trainspotting is a drama film directed by Danny Boyle. It was released on August 9, 1996, and runs for 1 hour and 34 minutes. Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller were among the stars in the film.

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    Kimberly Vasquez
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "A film that nearly reflects the truth. Having young actors made the movie more realistic. Ita makes the film charming and at the same time still shows its dark side, addiction. A worthy film to watch. "
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    #3The Lost Weekend

    The Lost Weekend

    The Lost Weekend is a drama and a film-noir directed by Billy Wilder. The movie runs for 1 hour and 41 minutes starred by Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, and more. This film won 4 Oscar awards.

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    Howard Miller
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "I like the cinematography in this film especially when Ray was looking for an open pawnshop. It looks like a classic film. He is such a good actor. If I saw him like that, and did not know its a movie shooting, I would prab'ly believe that he is so drunk. LOL"
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    #4Ray

    Ray

    Ray is a biography, music, and a drama movie directed by Taylor Hackford that was released in 2004. It is a 2 hour and 34-minute film starring Jamie Foxx, Regina King, and Kerry Washington. 

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    Daniel Gaytán
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "This film is worthy of its Oscar awards. Jamie Foxx did a great portrayal. He was very dedicated to be the lead role that's why he nailed it."
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    #5Drugstore Cowboy

    Drugstore Cowboy

    Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 drama movie written and directed by Gus Van Sant. The film was inspired by James Fogle's novel of the same title and stars Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, and James Le Gros.

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    Patrick Simpson
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "Good scenes that does not look like actors were overreacting, also, it does not lacks elements. This is a film that shows a good balance of realistic and fiction made movie. "
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    #6Blow

    Blow

    Blow is a 2 hour and 4-minute film directed by Ted Demme. It is a biography, crime, and drama movie starring Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, and Franka Potente. Blow was released on April 6, 2001.

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    Vicky Ma
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "How sad that due to being unable to earn a living, they would use marijuana as the key. Johnny Depp is still one of the amazing actors that I've known. Compared to his other films, Depp has shown a different side of him in this one."
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    #7The Basketball Diaries

    The Basketball Diaries

    The Basketball Diaries is a biography, crime, and a drama movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, and more. It was directed by Scott Kalvert that runs for 1 hour and 42 minutes.

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    Crystal Parker
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "This movie gives justice to the book itself. This adaptation created real scenarios on what was written in the book version. Lionardo added value to the film as his work on this role was very effective."
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    #828 Days

    28 Days

    28 Days is a comedy and drama movie released in April 2002 and directed by Betty Thomas. It was a movie for 13 years old an above and runs for 1 hour and 43 minutes. The film's stars were Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, and more.

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    Kathleen Jordan
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "Sandra Bullock beautifully delivered her lines in this movie. Though it has a bit of comedy, still, the film showed a dramatic in the thought of addiction. Aldo, good job to Betty Thomas for pulling up such a nice mix of comedy and drama."

Summary

Best What are the best Movies about addiction
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Requiem for a DreamMovies 12 Paid
2TrainspottingMovies 9 Paid
3The Lost WeekendMovies 8 Paid
4RayMovies 7 Paid
5Drugstore CowboyMovies 6 Paid
6BlowMovies 5 Paid
7The Basketball DiariesMovies 3 Paid
828 DaysMovies 1 Paid
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