Sometimes you just want to smoke weed while you watch a movie about weed. If you are a Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime subscriber, you’re in luck.
There’s no subtlety in these weed films and shows. They’re the perfect way to wile away the weekend, and they’re all streaming on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
Smoking Series and Weed Films On Netflix
(TV Series, 2005-2012 | IMDB 8.0, Rotten Tomatoes 70%)
A suburban widow starts dealing marijuana to make ends meet after the death of her husband, and quickly finds out how many of her neighbors already smoke weed.
All 8 seasons streaming on Netflix.
(TV Series, 2017-2018 | IMDB 6.7, Rotten Tomatoes 22%)
Kathy Bates stars as an LA dispensary owner managing a team of young budtenders. Filmed in front of a live studio audience, it’s a throwback sitcom that’s easy to binge watch and that won’t ask your brain to do too much work.
All 20 episodes streaming on Netflix.
That 70’s Show
(Comedy TV Series, 1998-2006 | IMDB 8.1, Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 70%)
A decade-defining sitcom about a group of teens growing up and getting by with a little help from weed, beer, sex, and rock and roll. One of the last truly successful live-studio-audience sitcoms, and featuring a young Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, and Ashton Kutcher, it’s well worth a watch.
All 8 seasons streaming.
(Comedy, 1995 | IMDB 7.3, Rotten Tomatoes 74%)
“I know you don’t smoke weed, I know this; but I’m gonna get you high today, ’cause it’s Friday; you ain’t got no job… and you ain’t got shit to do.”
Two friends smoke a dealer’s weed and have to come up with the money to pay him back by 10pm. Chris Tucker, Ice Cube, and an all-star cast have made Friday one of the best comedies in the last 30 years.
Next Friday also streaming on Netflix.
Mac & Devin Go To High School
(Comedy, 2012 | IMDB 4.5, Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 62%)
A high school valedictorian pairs up with a 15th year senior and drug dealer. One needs life experience; the other needs help graduating in this late night stoner comedy starring Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Mike Epps.
(Crime/Thriller TV Series, 2016 | IMDB 7.0)
A group of thieves get their hands on a huge marijuana shipment in Europe. A French crime drama, Cannabis offers a different look and feel (and language) than many of the U.S.-based entries on this list.
Green Is Gold
(Drama, 2016 | IMDB 6.0, Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 51%)
When a 13-year old’s father is sent to prison, he’s sent to live with his estranged, pot-growing brother. It’s a drama with the plot of a sitcom, so you can get your serious fix without taking yourself too seriously.
(Documentary, 2015 | IMDB 6.1, Rotten Tomatoes 58%)
In 2013, The Denver Post became the first major media outlet to appoint a marijuana editor. Rolling Papers tells the story of pot journalism from the ground level, by following the team of journalists who embraced legal weed, found the right stories, and changed the newspaper game.
(Documentary, 2012 | IMDB 6.2, Rotten Tomatoes 29%)
How did Snoop Dogg become Snoop Lion? Follow Snoop’s transformative pilgrimage to Jamaica and the evolution of an icon.
Super High Me
(Stand-up Comedy/Documentary, 2007 | IMDB 6.1, Rotten Tomatoes 63%)
Comedian and cannabis enthusiast Doug Benson satirizes Super Size Me by going 30 days without pot and 30 days non-stop high to compare the effects.
Also streaming on Amazon Prime.
High Entertainment On Hulu
(Docuseries, 2016- | IMDB 8.2)
A Viceland documentary series that explores the science, culture, and economics of cannabis legalization.
(Reality TV Series, 2016- | IMDB 8.4)
Abdullah Saeed and his team host elaborate cannabis dinner parties. Guest chefs and a kitchen stocked with an enormous selection of marijuana ingredients set the stage for good times and great, cannabis-infused food.
Hulu has a number of other weed-based movies and series, but you’ll have to be a Hulu Live TV subscriber or you have one of their add-on services (like HBO or Showtime).
Cannabis Films On Amazon Prime
(Comedy/Crime, 2014 | IMDB 6.4, Rotten Tomatoes 71%)
Crime caper and comedy Kid Cannabis tells the true story of an 18 year old high school dropout who built a multimillion dollar business trafficking marijuana over the Canadian border with his 27 year old friend. According to IMDB, all the weed in the film is real.
The Marijuana Show
(Reality TV Series, 2014- )
Shark Tank for weed. Investors hear pitches from cannabis entrepreneurs with $13 million in funding up for grabs.
Seasons 2-3 included with Prime.
How Weed Won the West
(Documentary, 2010 | IMDB 7.1)
How Weed Won the West follows an LA dispensary after it was raided by state and federal agencies. It’s a look at how marijuana policy has changed, and how far we still have to go.
Seasons 2-3 included with Prime.
The Culture High
(Documentary, 2014 | IMDB 8.3, Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 92%)
The Culture High explores both sides of the marijuana legalization debate. Through interviews with comedians, musicians, politicians and TV personalities, it’s a revealing look at some of the motivations behind common arguments.
(Comedy, 2011 | IMDB 6.4, Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 50%)
The stoner students and faculty at Ladybird High must fight back when a crackdown on marijuana threatens to get out of hand. Another “stoner comedy” you can watch high without having to worry you’ll miss an important plot point or twist.
If you want something with a bit of weed and a lot more subtlety, we share our thoughts about marijuana (or the lack of) in Game of Thrones, horror movies, cannabis fan theories, and subtle pot references in children’s shows. We even have a strain-pairing guide for every episode of Rick and Morty.
What’s In Your Queue?
What are you watching this weekend? And what are you smoking?
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