Best Movies About Drugs
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5th Best Movies About Drugs :
Leaving Las Vegas
Nicolas Cage was so serious about his role in Leaving Las Vegas that he spent two weeks binge drinking inDublinwhilst a friend filmed him just so he could study his speech patterns. It proved to be worth it as he not only won an Academy Award for Best Actor but, more importantly, made this one heck of a great alcohol-addiction-film. Cage plays Ben Anderson, a man who starts drinking when his wife leaves him, taking his son with her. After getting fired he decide to move house toLas Vegas, where he meets and moves-in with a prostitute, Sara, who has her own personal problems. Their relationship offers a fleeting light in their dark worlds.
4th Best Movies About Drugs :
The Man With The Golden Arm
Frank Sinatra plays a card shark, musician and ex-con fighting to beat his heroine addiction while trying to support his wife who is wheelchair-bound. Sinatra, who was very eager for the role, spent time in drug rehabilitation clinics in order to watch drug addicts going cold turkey. This little titbit is indicative of the realism the movie strived for and achieved and which now sees its inclusion in this list of the best drug addiction movies here on Arolemodel.com.
3rd Best Movies About Drugs :
A group of Scottish youths turn to heroine to escape the banalities of their lives but soon begin to suffer the consequences, learning that there is no easy way out of the pains of life. Trainspotting caused a lot of controversy when it was released, with critics suggesting that the movie actually promoted drug use. One thing that cannot be questioned, however, is that whatever your thoughts are on Trainspotting, it is one of the best films about drugs addiction of all time.
2nd Best Movies About Drugs :
Days of Wine and Roses
Days of Wine And Roses shows how alcohol can gradually and subtly begin to take over someone’s life. It shows the decline of two everyday Americans into alcoholism, one a former social drinker whose work-related stress leads him to alcoholism, the other his future wife. Together they lose everything they ever had due to their addiction, eventually coming to madness.
Days of Wine and Roses is now required viewing at many alcohol and drug rehabilitation centres inAmerica.
Best Movies About Drugs : Requiem for a dream
Requiem for a dream is the most realistic, grittiest, most upsetting and disturbing and, simply put, best film about drug addiction of all time. Requiem for a Dream follows four characters who are addicted to heroin, cocaine and diet pills. Requiem for a Dream plunges the viewer right into the heart of the underworld and leaves them with a taste in their mouths that’s so bitter you’ll be put off of any idea of drugs for years. An amazing, life-changing movie that simply has to be watched.