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1. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

8.2
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83 Metascore

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 467,853 | Gross: $16.50M

2. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

Votes: 80,201 | Gross: $2.42M

3. Repo Men (2010)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.3
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32 Metascore

Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 87,615 | Gross: $13.76M

4. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

Votes: 35,772 | Gross: $0.04M

5. Elephant White (2011)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.1
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An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Markus Waldow, Kevin Bacon, Jirantanin Pitakporntrakul

Votes: 9,386

6. French Connection II (1975)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard

Votes: 12,650

7. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang

Votes: 6,887

8. I Come with the Rain (2009)

Not Rated | 114 min | Thriller

5.5
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Ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye travels to Hong Kong in search of the missing son of a billionaire.

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Byung-hun Lee, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 2,537

9. The Good Thief (I) (2002)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ralph Fiennes, Nutsa Kukhianidze, Ouassini Embarek

Votes: 8,993 | Gross: $3.52M

10. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,484

11. Prince of the City (1981)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

Votes: 5,152

12. Inner Demons (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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35 Metascore

A reality television crew, whose show features stories about drug addicts, finds that their 16-year-old junkie for their latest episode might actually not be fighting addiction, but a demonic force gripping her soul.

Director: Seth Grossman | Stars: Lara Vosburgh, Morgan McClellan, Kate Whitney, Brian Flaherty

Votes: 1,612

13. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

7.3
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 5,606

14. Once in the Life (2000)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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52 Metascore

Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Fishburne | Stars: Eamonn Walker, Laurence Fishburne, Gregory Hines, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 578 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Cornered! (2009)

R | 87 min | Horror

4.2
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During their nightly poker game a group of lowlifes are terrorized in their own convenience store by a masked killer.

Director: Daniel Maze | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, James Duval, Liz Nicole Abrams, Peter Story

Votes: 1,038

16. H (1990)

94 min | Drama

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Director: Darrell Wasyk | Stars: Martin Neufeld, Pascale Montpetit, Ingrid Veninger, Bruce Beaton

Votes: 120

17. The Wisdom to Know the Difference (2014)

114 min | Drama

7.5
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This story is remarkable and in my humble opinion is about Love and Compassion and a belief in a power greater than ourselves.

Director: Daniel Baldwin | Stars: William Baldwin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Daniel Baldwin, Mayra Leal

Votes: 183

18. Nostrum (2010)

79 min | Horror

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A group of friends head out to an abandon farmhouse to kick a nasty habit. Little do they know that they are in for the night of their lives.

Director: Jonathan Wright | Stars: Megan Hutchings, Mike Webster, Aimee Feler, Shamier Anderson

Votes: 186

19. Another Lonely Hitman (1995)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Tachibana is a mob hit man, just released from 10 years in prison where he kicked his drug habit. He's dismayed to find that the code of conduct he honors no longer counts, and soon gets ... See full summary »

Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Kazuhiko Kanayama, Asami Sawaki, Tatsuo Yamada

Votes: 120

20. Chocolate (1980)

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El Jato (Manuel de Benito) y El Muertes (Ángel Alcázar) están en Marruecos buscando chocolate, y no me refiero al que engorda... See full synopsis »

Director: Gil Carretero | Stars: Manuel de Benito, Ángel Alcázar, Paloma Gil, Agustín González

Votes: 14

21. HairKutt (2005)

77 min | Documentary

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"Man, I'm hurtin'! I'm bleeding inside," moans Bryant "HairKutt" Johnson, as he writhes in agony on his bed, going cold turkey from a 15-year heroin addiction. There's no pusher standing by... See full summary »

Directors: Curtis Elliott, Ben Scholle | Stars: Maurice Bradley, Anthony Dorsey, Curtis Elliott, Bryant Johnson

Votes: 19

22. Cold Turkey (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Leo Regan follows his friend, photographer Lanre Fehintola, as he tries to go cold turkey (detox) from heroin in his council flat and without medication.

Director: Leo Regan | Stars: Errol, Lanre Fehintola, Neil McCormick, Leo Regan

Votes: 36

23. Mein eigen Fleisch und Blut (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Vivian Naefe | Stars: Veronica Ferres, Kostja Ullmann, Thomas Sarbacher, August Zirner

Votes: 37

24. Drugs: A River of No Return (1989)

Documentary

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Director: Stelvio Massi

Votes: 11

25. Rollercoaster to Hell (1982)

15 min | Short

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Director: Phillip R. Ford | Stars: Matthew Barton, Rico Schwartzberg, Alexis Scott, Gene Block

26. Stop-Smoking Technique (1998 Video)

35 min | Short, Adventure

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Queenie wants to kick her smoking habit, so her roommate, C.J., agrees to help. Her plan is to tie up her curly-haired roommate so she kicks the nicotine cravings by going cold turkey. ... See full summary »

Director: Chelsea Pfeiffer | Stars: Queenie Avalon, C.J. Taylor

27. The Agony of Jimmy Quinlan (1978)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentation of a Montreal vagrant's attempts to overcome alcoholism.

Star: Earl Pennington

Votes: 7

28. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
Episode: 36 Hours (2007)

44 min | Drama

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Rebecca reveals Justin's painkiller addiction to the family, and they stage an intervention. Robert is on the campaign trail, but is under pressure privately and professionally. Saul reveals a secret that astonishes his sister.

Director: David Paymer | Stars: Dave Annable, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Kerris Dorsey, Sally Field

Votes: 72

29. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Blade Runners (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Sam and Dean assist Crowley in the search for the first blade.

Director: Serge Ladouceur | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Mark Sheppard

Votes: 1,367

30. House (2004–2012)
Episode: Detox (2005)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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A girl crashes a Porsche after her boyfriend starts coughing up blood and continues to have unexplained bleeds. Clinic Cases: Cuddy gives House a month off clinic duties if he can spend a week off his pain meds.

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,595

31. Home and Away (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.5520 (2012)

Drama, Romance

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Liam patiently braves all Hayley O'Connor's tricks and abuse to force her trough cold turkey. Otherwise preoccupied Darryl refuses to host a karaoke benefit for Colleen, who seems to have ... See full summary »

Director: David Gould | Stars: Lynne McGranger, Lyn Collingwood, Ada Nicodemou, Axle Whitehead

32. Crash (2008– )
Episode: Master of Puppets (2009)

57 min | Drama

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Roxanne is hiding something about Cassie's final days, so Ben forces her into rehabilitation at his home. Bo meets his girlfriend's friend, with surprising results. Seth's campaign needs a miracle to succeed.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Dana Ashbrook, Moran Atias, Ross McCall

Votes: 18

33. The Rebel (1959–1961)
Episode: Night on a Rainbow (1960)

30 min | Western

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Yuma arrives a year after being summoned by Ted Evans, a drummer from his Confederate regiment, to find the man addicted to pain medication and acts to help Evans break the habit while experiencing interference from an unscrupulous druggist.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Nick Adams, Gail Kobe, Perry Cook, Jon Lormer

Votes: 8

34. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: One Last Thing (2013)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Saul has found and rescued Brody and is now trying to help him recover from addiction. A task that proved to be a little challenging, so Saul turns to Carrie for help. She only agrees to help after she hears about Saul's new plan.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Rupert Friend, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 1,783

35. Peep Show (2003–2015)
Episode: Quantocking (2005)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.5
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Mark takes Sophie away for the weekend with the idea of proposing, but finds things don't go as well as he hoped as he and Sophie don't have that chemistry. In the same hotel, Jeremy has ... See full summary »

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Matt King

Votes: 197

36. Health Nutz (2011– )
Episode: The Dinner (2013)

Comedy

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Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Wesley French, Lucie Guest, Chad Krowchuk, Ken Lawson

37. Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
Episode: The Railroad Job (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Western

8.8
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Cullen's past haunts Hell on Wheels, leaving the fate of the railroad hanging in the balance.

Director: Michael Nankin | Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott

Votes: 384

38. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)
Episode: Unhappy Medium (2007)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Melinda goes head to head with a so-called sensitive she's sure is a fake, but has to work with him when the ghost she's seeing leads her to the family he's conning.

Director: Fred Toye | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Jay Mohr, Camryn Manheim

Votes: 110

39. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: When the Levee Breaks (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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Sam is becoming more and more inhuman. Dean and Bobby put him in the safe hold until he gets over his addictions. After Sam escapes with help, unknown to him, from Castiel, he finds Ruby ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Singer | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Genevieve Padalecki

Votes: 1,886

40. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: William Wilson (2013)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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Knox resents newly-appointed Hoover taking credit for his work, Roy helps Gillian kick heroin, Nucky and Eli clash over Willie, and Torrio feels that O'Banion's betrayed him.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 836