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Going wild: 20 best movies to watch when you’re high!

After a fun cocktail party at home, if you are feeling a bit dizzy, then make yourself a glass of lemon water and put on the TV. We bring to you the 20 best movies to watch when you’re high and the list is amazing and hilarious.

August 15, 2021: Have you ever drunk dialled an ex? Those who didn’t make such calls under the influence of alcohol, thank your strong and guarded influence of friends. That’s right! With your friends beside you, you’re prevented from making those foolish mistakes. But after the gala time of race drinking is done, and both of you have heard too many ‘bottoms up’ what’s the next step? Get home, relax on the couch taking all the room you got, buy some nachos and fix yourself some lemon water, put on the TV and binge till the dawn with your friends. In fact, this is the ideal time to browse through the list of the best movies to watch when you’re high.

Best movies to watch when you’re high

Laughter is the best medicine they say be it for heartache or a hangover headache.

So, after a night of intense drinking, if you are thinking of how to calm yourself down, we have the right kind of suggestion for you. We bring to you the exhaustive list of best movies to watch when you’re high. Binge away from these 20 amazing and hilarious movies.

1. Superbad

The 2007 American teen comedy film ‘Superbad’ directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera and written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the script when they were both 13 years old; landing the characters with the same names as the writers is the story of two boys heavily driven by the pangs of the upcoming separation as they venture into different colleges.

 This makes them make the most of their time and the rollercoaster ride of troubles and pitfalls will give you the laughter you signed for.

2. The Hangover: One of the best movies to watch when you’re high

It’s all in the name. The Hangover is surely one of the go-to and best movies to watch when you’re high.

 Ringing from the name of this 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, is the exact scene of your group after a drunken escapade. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, and Jeffrey Tambor.

 You must have heard the saying,’what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas’ and you’re also acquainted with the havoc that follows after its told in a movie. It tells the story of Phil Wenneck, Stu Price, and Alan Garner, who travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party to celebrate their friend Doug Billings’ impending marriage. However, Phil, Stu, and Alan have no memory of the previous night’s events and must find Doug before the wedding can take place.

3. American Pie

This 1999 teen comedy film ‘American Pie’ written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut is the first film in the American Pie theatrical series.

The film was a box-office hit and spawned three direct sequels: American Pie 2, American Wedding, and American Reunion. The film fixates on five best friends who attend East Great Falls High. With the exception of Stifler, the guys make a pact to lose their virginity before their high school graduation, and you can expect the hullabaloo that awaits.

4. Old School

Old School is the 2003 American comedy film released by DreamWorks Pictures and The Montecito Picture Company and directed by Todd Phillips.

The story witten by Court Crandall, and the film written by Phillips and Scot Armstrong, is one of a lawyer who along with his two friends decides to relive his glory days by setting up a fraternity house next to his former college campus.

The film stars Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Will Ferrell as three depressed thirty-somethings who embark on the task and the tribulations they encounter in doing so gets you the head shaking suppressed laughter on their fates.

5. Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater.

The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including Matthew McConaughey, Jason London, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Cole Hauser, Parker Posey, Adam Goldberg, Joey Lauren Adams, Nicky Katt, and Rory Cochrane.

The plot shows several groups of Texas teenagers during the last day of school in the summer of 1976. Priceless things do not rise to fame in their time and so was this film that grossed less than $8 million at the U.S. box office but later achieved cult film status. In 2002, Quentin Tarantino listed it as the 10th best film of all time in a Sight and Sound poll.

It also ranked third on Entertainment Weekly magazine’s

6.The Big Lebowski

Comedy and stoner talk? You got yourself a pick! The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

 It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. A case of mistaken identity sends the lead spiralling through chaos. After he becomes the victim in the case of mistaken identity,

The Dude finds a millionaire also named Jeffrey Lebowski who was the intended victim. When the millionaire Lebowski’s trophy wife is taken, he commissions The Dude to deliver the ransom to secure her release.

The plan goes awry when the Dude’s friend Walter Sobchak schemes to keep the full ransom and you know what follows when friends double cross you in do or die situations, in this case laughter is guaranteed.

7. Beerfest: The name says it all

As the name suggests Beerfest is a 2006 beer-themed comedy film by the comedy group Broken Lizard. Starring other actors as well like, Will Forte, M. C. Gainey, Cloris Leachman, Jürgen Prochnow, Donald Sutherland, and Willie Nelson, the story traces two brothers who journey into their home country Germany to fulfil a family tradition which later Bloom’s into something larger. Surprisingly the concept of the movie too came from a Beer fest thingy in Australia from a bunch if drunkards.

8. National Lampoon’s Animal House

National Lampoon’s Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. The story is about a misfit group of fraternity members who challenge the dean of Faber College.

The stories were based on Miller’s experiences in the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Dartmouth College. The story sees these inept freshmen being sidelined by the Dean in an elusively ‘secretive’ manner (pun intended), and when you land in trouble with friends, it always bounces into an adventure.

9. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell.

The film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the culture of the 1970s, particularly the new Action News format. There is a San Diego TV station where Ferrell’s title character clashes with his new female counterpart, and the clash is one to take notice of.

10. Wedding Crashers: Love is in the air

Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin.

John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary (Rachel McAdams).

11. Caddyshack

This 1980 American sports comedy film ‘Caddyshack’ was directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis and Douglas Kenney.

 It stars Michael O’Keefe, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, and Bill Murray. Doyle-Murray also has a supporting role. This was Ramis’ first feature film and was a major boost to Dangerfield’s film career; previously, he was known mostly for his stand-up comedy. You know, that feeling when you have to butter up some person to get a better chance at a bright future? Well it’s mixed frustration and patience, flattery and silent curses. This follows the story of a  young caddie wants to pursue a scholarship at an elite country club so that he can join a college. However, to achieve his goal, he must get in the good books of Judge Smails and win a tournament.

12. Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers a talent for golf. The screenplay was written by Sandler and Tim Herlihy. This film was the first of multiple collaborations between Sandler and Dugan.

13. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus between the third and fourth series of their popular BBC television programme Monty Python’s Flying Circus. In contrast to the group’s first film, And Now for Something Completely Different, a compilation of sketches from the first two television series, Holy Grail was composed of new material, and is therefore considered the first “proper” film by the group. Controvertially paroding the legend of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail, it faces horrors including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.

14. Pulp Fiction: Don’t miss this 

Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster’s wife (Uma Thurman), and a pair of diner bandits (Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer) intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. Such a diverse yet interlinked group of persons clashing and facing together incidents of grave danger will spark off your intrigue.

15. Spaceballs, one of the best movies to watch when you’re high

Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis. It also features Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, and the voice of Joan Rivers. It was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on June 24, 1987, and was met with a mixed reception. It later became a cult classic on video and one of Brooks’s most popular films. Its plot and characters parody the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as other sci-fi franchises including Star Trek, Alien, and the Planet of the Apes films. It’s the story of a hero and his trusty half-man, half-dog set out to rescue a kidnapped princess from the clutches of an evil despot. All things wild and crazy.

16. Billy Madison

Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren McGavin. The film was written by Sandler and Tim Herlihy, and produced by Robert Simonds. The film centres on a mentally challenged man who must go back to school in order to take over his father’s company.

17. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. The movie was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, who also starred as both the titular character Austin Powers and main antagonist Dr. Evil, Powers’ arch-enemy. The film co-stars Elizabeth Hurley, Robert Wagner, Seth Green and Michael York. A comic version of Battling evil with good Austin Powers is the cyrogenically frozen British spy from the 1960s who’s set to poke your belly till you die ROFL.

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18. Bedazzled, one of the best movies to watch when you’re high

That classic medieval myth of selling your soul to the devil, with a sizzling manoeuvre of a sexy she-devil tempting a charming man, who has no idea how innocently charming he actually is. All this to gain the affection of his lady love trying on various avatars and featuring in hilarious alternate realities just to be with her. You can imagine Brenden Fraser the dashing and adventurous hunk from The Mummy in the role of a meek, mild, geeky fella as Eliot Richardson who sells his soul without asking his love interest whether she’s single or betrothed.

19. There’s Something About Mary

A 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter, There’s Something About Mary stars Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller, and it is a combination of romantic comedy and gross-out film. What happens when a geek hires a detective to trace down the life and happenings of his high-school love? Drama, bufoonery and truckloads if entertainment.

20. Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke

Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke was directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong’s first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, Stacy Keach, and Tom Skerritt. Cheech & Chong had been a counterculture comedy team for about ten years before they started reworking some of their material for their first film. It’s the saga of an unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer fighting through arrests and misadventures in their trip to some meaning.

By Arpita Patro


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