20 Cannabis Films to Watch During Quarantine

Millions of Americans are sheltering in place, either voluntarily or by government mandate, in response the global COVID-19 pandemic. It’s easy to feel sorry for ourselves, but (hopefully) we still have our health. We also live in an age of near instant entertainment in the form of internet, social media, smart phones, apps and streaming services.

If you were thinking about streaming movies during this time indoors, we definitely don’t recommend movies like Contagion. But if you’re a cannabis user or cannabis history buff, we’ve got a list of recommendations for you.

10 ‘Stoner Flicks’ to Rent or Stream During Quarantine

1. Up in Smoke (1978)

2. Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980)

3. The Big Lebowski (1998)

4. Easy Rider (1969)

5. Friday (1995)

6. Dazed and Confused (1993)

7. Pineapple Express (2008)

8. Half Baked (1998)

9. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

10. How High (2001)

And if you’re a little more cerebral, there’s this list of top 10 cannabis documentaries, courtesy of Greencamp:

1. Weed the People (2007)

2. The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

3. The Culture High (2014)

4. 420: The Documentary (2013)

5. The Legend of 420 (2017)

6. American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny (2013)

7. Lynching Charlie Lynch (2011)

8. How Weed Won the West (2010)

9. Breaking the Taboo (2011)

10. Code of the West (2012)

Whatever you watch, whatever you do, remember to stay home if you can. Staying home can save lives.


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