Super High Me (2007)
> Starring: Paul F. Tompkins, Brian Unger, Gary Cohan, Robert Gore
Stoner comic Doug Benson crafted this documentary in the spirit of “Super Size Me,” replacing fast food with marijuana. To highlight the effects of cannabis, Benson compares 30 days of pot abstinence with 30 days of non-stop consumption. The film also explores the history of mariijuana in general.
The Culture High (2014)
> Starring: Joe Rogan, Snoop Dogg, Richard Branson, Wiz Khalifa
A follow up to 2007’s “The Union: The Business Behind Getting High,” this gripping documentary examines the history of marijuana prohibition from all sides. Featuring interviews with a number of famous stoners, it makes a compelling argument for decriminalization.
Weed CNN (2016)
> Starring: Sanjay Gupta
For this special report, CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke to people from all walks of life on the subject of cannabis. The stories he uncovered were powerful enough to change his entire perspective on the plant and its medicinal benefits.
420: The Documentary (2013)
> Starring: James Ball, David Chavez, Becky Lea Goodman, Steven Hager
Filmmaker Amy Povah goes deep and wide in this illuminating documentary, which exposes government hypocrisy and misinformation. It puts forth the thesis that public perception of marijuana is based on a long history of negative propaganda and political agendas, thereby enabling a fruitless drug war.
Dazed and Confused (1993)
> Starring: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane
Few films capture the spirit of an era like Richard Linklater’s masterpiece, set on the last day of high school in 1976. Alcohol and marijuana weave in and out of the narrative, which slowly builds toward a massive outdoor party. A non-stop soundtrack of classic rock tunes drives home the nostalgic vibe.
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