The Gentlemen (2019)
> Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong
London-based kingpin Michael Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) is selling off his marijuana empire in this stylish crime comedy from Guy Ritchie. With millions of dollars in product on the line, various criminals enact a winner-takes-all scenario.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
> Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Ethan Embry, Rob Tinkler
One of the most iconic stoner comedies in recent memory sends Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) on a smoke-filled search for delicious White Castle burgers. Their seemingly simple mission is constantly derailed by everyone from wily raccoons to a demented Neil Patrick Harris. While farcical in tone, the film expertly upends stereotypes in nearly every scene.
The Marijuana Show (2014)
> Starring: Karen J. Paull, Wendy Robbins, Justin Henry
Often described as “the Shark Tank of marijuana,” this reality show follows producers Karen Paull and Wendy Robbins as they look for the next great cannabis entrepreneur. Visiting with various innovators, they reward a lucky winner with a small fortune in start-up money. It originally aired as a web series before landing on Amazon Prime.
Cooked with Cannabis (2020)
> Starring: Kelis, Leather Storrs, Flula Borg, Jade Catta-Preta
Putting a pot-centric twist on the standard cooking competition, this Netflix series challenges three chefs to use cannabis as a main ingredient. The winner of each episode walks away with $10,000 in cash. Good luck finding the show in Singapore, where it was pulled following demands from the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).
> Starring: Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp, Awkwafina
In this coming-of-age dramedy, a group of high school friends prepare for graduation while grappling with the loss of a loved one. Marijuana is used as a tie that binds and also an occasional plot point. The characters are particularly clever when it comes to naming their paraphernalia, such as Donkey Bong, Jon Bong Jovi, Sean Bongery, and Bong Connery.