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by Aveline MacQuoid on November 1, 2022

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Cannabis and cinema are a good combination, and doing a movie marathon is a good way to spend time while high. You have lots of options when it comes to the best movies, but these stoner films are absolutely fun to watch while smoking weed. So, pay a visit to any of the local dispensaries in San Jose (or in the city you live in) to get a relaxing strain, grab your favorite munchies, and enjoy the show.

Top Selection

Your time is too precious to waste endlessly searching streaming sites for a good film. All legwork is done for you. These are top movies to the cannabis experience, ranging from counterculture classics to top-shelf mainstream films.

       1.   Half Baked (1998)

Initially, this comedy was a commercial disappointment but became a cult classic. A weed-loving janitor who works in a cannabis research facility brings home a pound of Maui Wowie to share with his three friends. One member of their crew gets arrested for accidentally killing a diabetic police horse by feeding it junk food. The remaining trio is forced to raise the bail money by selling weed stolen from a pharmaceutical lab. The plan is risky, but it is the only way to help their friend in need.

       2.   How High (2001)

Two pals smoke cannabis that sprouted from the ashes of their dead friend Ivory. They start seeing his ghost. Ivory helps them pass their exams, thus landing them at Harvard. The trouble begins when they run out of Ivory-fertilized weed while struggling to maintain their grades. The movie is absurd but packed with laughter.

       3.   Pineapple Express (2008)

Dale works as a process server and spends his days serving court notices and smoking weed. After he inadvertently witnesses a murder, Dale and his dealer Saul are pulled into the criminal world, being chased by corrupt cops. Both try to escape the situation they find themselves in. The movie is a hilarious mix of thriller and comedy.

       4.   The Big Lebowski (1998)

This movie starring Jeff Bridges as “the Dude” is one of the best made by the Coen Brothers. The Dude is a Los Angeles slouch and die-hard bowler. After being involved in a case of mistaken identity, he discovers the other Lebowski, a millionaire with a kidnapped wife. The millionaire employs the Dude to secure his wife’s release by delivering the ransom, but things don’t go according to plan.

       5.   Dazed and Confused (1993)

The stellar cast of this classic comedy includes young Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, and Milla Jovovich. A group of rowdy teenagers celebrates the last day of high school in Taxes in 1976. The seniors are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned or drunk, even the football players who signed a pledge not to.

       6.   Super Troopers (2001)

Five Vermont state troopers try to save their jobs by solving a crime. As avid pranksters always looking for action, they raise hell on the highway. They find themselves hilariously heading towards calamity, trying to avoid extinction.

       7.   Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)

The movie’s plot is thin and pretty absurd, and the only way to enjoy it is to watch it while high. Two stoners had a sweet time last night. Waking up in the morning, they can’t remember a thing, including where they parked their car. They retrace their steps to find the missing car.

       8.   The Matrix Trilogy (1999-2003)

The fight scenes and visual effects are worth watching when you’re high. The scene where Neo and Smith fly at each other and fight in the pouring rain in slow motion is especially magnificent.

       9.   We’re the Millers (2013)

A veteran pot dealer loses his cash and stash trying to help some teenagers. His boss forces him to go to Mexico and pick up a load of cannabis. The guy creates a fake family as a part of his plan to move this huge shipment into the U.S. To accomplish his mission, he asks a stripper and 2 local teens to join him.

       10. Inherent Vice (2014)

Private detective Larry works his cases through a smoky haze of cannabis. One day, his ex-girlfriend pleads for help. Her current billionaire boyfriend has a wife who may be plotting to commit him to a mental hospital. The movie is carefully crafted, so enjoy the twists and turns of the story and the outstanding actor performance.

In Conclusion

This list of films will give you some ideas for your next movie night. They are guaranteed to make you laugh, feel awe, or get philosophical. You may not be interested in some of them when you’re sober, but they are absolutely fun to watch when you’re high, especially with top-quality pot.

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